Queer & feminist culture

Books

Trans like me – CN Lester

The Dialectic of Sex – Shulamith Firestone

The Argonauts – Maggie Nelson

The Colour Purple – Alice Walker

Orlando – Virginia Woolf

Help – Simon Amstell

Animal – Sara Pascoe

Plays

And the Rest of Me Floats

Freud the Musical

TV

Boy meets Girl (2015)

One Day at a Time (on Netflix)

Smack the Pony

Grandma’s House by comedian Simon Amstell

Film

Paris is Burning

Pride

The Imitation Game

Moonlight

The Jester

Milk

Music

Grace Petrie – awesome gay protest singer

Photography

Female in Focus: Jess T. Dugan’s empowering portraits of the ageing transgender community

Stand-Up Comedy and Improv

Zoë Coombs Marr – love this gay comedian’s character Dave

Mawaan Rizwan – love this gay comedian’s silly walk

Simon Amstell – talks a lot about existentialism, being gay and getting therapy

Notflix – amazing all female musical improv troupe

Events

Bar Wotever at Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London on a Tuesday. Starts 8.30pm, doors at 7.15pm.

Beckdazzle’s Bonanza – Fuck the Binaries! A cabaret event on the boat bar Tamesis Dock with a gender anarchy theme. Expect live music, comedy, spoken word, karaoke, dancing and more. Join the mailing list to buy tickets and find out the dates of the next events.

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