Student Gay Pride 2015
Student Pride 2015 - The tenth Student Pride celebration is slated to take place from the 27 February to 1 March in London
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FRIDAY 27 FEB 18+
7.30-10.30pm: Registration, welcome drinks & games @ G-A-Y Late bar (Weekend wristband) with £1.70 drink deals Queer cinema and stand up comedy mashed together giving the next generation of queer filmmakers a platform. Hosted by stand up comedian Tom Allen
1pm-early: opening party @ G-A-Y Heaven
SATURDAY 28 FEB DAYTIME 16+
12.30-5pm Student Pride the festival @ University of Westminster (free programme with weekend wristband)
Dustin Lance Black, (Tom Daleys Boyfriend) and accomplished Oscar winning screen writer of Milk will be speaking at Student Pride 2015. More information about the announcement including a brief history of Dustin's LGBT credits and a picture is below.
The acclaimed screenwriter will be joining the Attitude Question Time panel. He'll also share his Oscar winning insight when he joins Evan Davis for a discussion about LGBT representation in film and TV.
Dustin is also known for dating British olympic diver Tom Daley, who he lives with in London.
Black wrote oscar winning and acclaimed LGBT movie, Milk and named was top of the Advocates "Forty under 40" list of openly gay influential people issue in 2009.
Dustin struggled to come to terms with his sexuality when he was younger and suggested the Mormon and military surroundings of his town were a large part of this. In 2012, his brother Marcus, who was also gay, died of cancer. Since, he has continued his LGBT activism with unparalleled revere.
In a passionate speech after winning his oscar he said "When I was 13 years old, my beautiful mother and my father moved me from a conservative mormon home in San Antonio, Texas, to California, and I heard the story of Harvey Milk. And it gave me hope"
Student Pride's Chair Matthew Follows said he is looking forward to Dustin inspiring the same hope in hundreds of students in the UK.
SATURDAY EVENING 18+
Queer as film 8-10pm at Departure Lounge, Heaven
*EXTRA* ticket supplement of £3 which includes first drink
Drink deals in London soho gay bars
SATURDAY NIGHT 18+
10pm-early Club night @ G-A-Y Heaven with exclusive £2.50 drink deals with wristband
SUNDAY 1 MARCH 16+
11am-12.30pm Breakfast & baggage drop @ University of Westminster
*EXTRA* ticket supplement of £3 for breakfast and cinema
1pm Film Screening of 'Boy meets girl' in association with Iris Film Festival.
Boy Meets Girl is a funny, tender, sex positive romantic comedy that explores what it means to be a real man or woman, and how important it is to live a courageous life not letting fear stand in the way of going after your dreams. This is a sex/human positive modern fable and identification with it's story crosses all gender and sexual orientation lines.