Programme - Making Liveable Lives event

Making Liveable Lives:

Is Sexual and Gender Legislative Equality Enough?

October 7th-8th 2016, University of Brighton, UK.


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October 7th, 2016

10.00-10.30: Registration, teas and coffees

10.30-10.45: Welcome and introductions

10.45-11.45: Evidence Not Anecdote, Aengus Carroll from the International Lesbian Gay Bi, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) Worldwide (a federation of over 1100 member organisations across 6 different regions that seeks to achieve equal rights for LGBTI people).

11.45-12.15: Report Launch: Implementing LGBT Equalities in England: An Analysis of Local Councils. (Dr. Nick McGlynn and Prof. Kath Browne)

12.15-13.15: Lunch and networking

13.15-14.00: of living, loving and labouring: a journey from personal to political, Sumita and Ranjita Biswas, from Sappho for Equality (An activist forum for Lesbian, Bisexual Woman and Transman rights in Eastern India and a project partner for the Liveable Lives conference)

14.00-14.45: What is Liveability?: Key Findings, Liveable Lives Research Team (Professor Kath Browne and Dr. Niharika Banerjea)

14.45-15.30: Discussion of future possibilities and funding opportunities

15.30-16.00: Break

16.00-17.30: and the unclaimed (. . . ebong bewarish), directed by Debalina, produced by Sappho for Equality Film screening, followed by discussion

19.00-Late: Meal at Regency Fish restaurant in Brighton (Please let Suzanne Armsden [email protected] know if you would like to attend. Those who attend will be responsible for covering the cost of their own meal.)


October 8th, 2016

Street Theatre Workshop and Performance

The theatre workshop will begin at 10am in central Brighton and will culminate in a street performance in the evening. Those who attend are invited to participate in the street theatre performance as a culmination of the event.  This is not compulsory.

The workshop and performance will be over by approximately 6.30pm.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Limited Capacity- Please book early