Prejudice and Pride
Andrew Solomon & Paul Flynn

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK. To celebrate, we are joined by a rainbow panel of LGBT activists, advocates and enthusiasts including cookery writer, campaigner and columnist Jack Monroe,* journalist Paul Flynn and writer and lecturer Andrew Solomon, author of award-winning Far From the Tree. Join us for a reflective and celebratory look at the highs and lows of the last 50 years.

In conversation with Alex Clark, literary critic

Andrew Solomon is a writer and lecturer on psychology, politics, and the arts; author of Far From the Tree and winner of the National Book Award; and an activist in LGBT rights, mental health, and the arts. Read more about Andrew here.

Paul Flynn is currently the Senior Contributing Editor at Love, Features Director at Man About Town and a columnist for Attitude and Grazia. He has previously been a contributing editor and writer at i-D, Pop, Dazed, Fantastic Man, The Gentlewoman and GQ Style and has written for the Guardian and Observer, Sunday Express and the Sunday Times newspapers. More by Paul here.


*Jack Monroe will no longer be attending this event. 

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