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Queer London: A Guide to the City's LGBTQ+ Past and Present

Author/EditorKheraj, Alim (Author)
Boddy, Tim (Author)
Publisher: ACC Art Books
ISBN: 9781788841023
Pub Date07/04/2021
BindingPaperback
Pages176
Dimensions (mm)210(h) * 150(w)
A timely and accessible introduction to London's LGBTQ+ scene, past and present. This book delves into the cultural history of queerness in the capital, including events, organisations or venues that have sometimes been forgotten or overlooked, but which were of key importance to the community.
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A new volume in ACC Art Books' London series, focusing on the capital's vibrant LGBTQ+ scene. Queer London is a timely and accessible introduction to the city through a LGBTQ+ lens, and will appeal to anyone with an interest in London's thriving queer landscape.

Celebrating the diversity and innovation of queer individuals in London, both historically and today, Queer London features a range of bars, clubs, shops, Pride events, charities, community organisations, saunas and sex shops that cater to the LGBTQ community.

Along with highlighted features on influential queer Londoners of the moment, this book delves into the cultural history of queerness in the capital, including events, organisations or venues that have sometimes been forgotten or overlooked, but which were of key importance to the community. From the long, illustrious queer history of Soho and the legendary drag balls at Porchester Hall, to the hottest clubs of the moment, Queer London is the go-to guide for anyone looking to engage with rich queer legacy of this nation's capital.

A new volume in ACC Art Books' London series, focusing on the capital's vibrant LGBTQ+ scene. Queer London is a timely and accessible introduction to the city through a LGBTQ+ lens, and will appeal to anyone with an interest in London's thriving queer landscape.

Celebrating the diversity and innovation of queer individuals in London, both historically and today, Queer London features a range of bars, clubs, shops, Pride events, charities, community organisations, saunas and sex shops that cater to the LGBTQ community.

Along with highlighted features on influential queer Londoners of the moment, this book delves into the cultural history of queerness in the capital, including events, organisations or venues that have sometimes been forgotten or overlooked, but which were of key importance to the community. From the long, illustrious queer history of Soho and the legendary drag balls at Porchester Hall, to the hottest clubs of the moment, Queer London is the go-to guide for anyone looking to engage with rich queer legacy of this nation's capital.

Alim Kheraj has been a freelance journalist and editor since 2013. During that time, he has written broadly for a number of publications, including the Guardian, the Observer, the Telegraph, the Independent, the i Paper, i-D, GQ, American GQ, Vice, Refinery29, Dazed and Confused and Time Out. An article of his won a grassroots, community organisation funding to start a LGBTQ+ community centre in London. Born and raised in London, Kheraj has witnessed the LGBTQ+ scene evolve into a true community.

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