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LUP agenda: April 2018 events

Are you totally worn out by the Dutch winter? Tired of locking yourself in your room? Here’s the good news: spring has just kicked in, and at LUPride we are ready to celebrate it with two lectures, two borrels, one symposium and one movie night!

So, grab your agenda and make sure you add our April events:

  1. 3 April, 18.00-19.30: Lecture on “LGBTQ and Judaism”
  2. 12 April, from 21.00: LUP Borrel
  3. 17 April, 18.00-19.30: Lecture on “Why Gay is Not the New Black – Racism in the LGBTQ Community”
  4. 21 April, 13.00-17.00: LUP presents: SexPosium
  5. 26 April, 19.00-21.00: Movie Night NB: the movie night is cancelled!
  6. 26 April, from 21.00: LUP Borrel

Below you can find more information about each event. Like all the best things in life, attendance of all our events is free (but, since we are a small non-profit organization and the organization of the events implies some costs, donations are welcome!).

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April 3: LUP Lecture – “LGBTQ and Judaism” (in collaboration with Amnesty International)

18:00-19:30 @ Kamerlingh Onnes Gebouw, Steenschuur 25, 2311 ES Leiden (room A008 B013, note the change of room!). Facebook event: here

After the success of our first lecture on Islamic faith and LGBTQ+ identity, on April 3 we will talk about the relationship between Judaism and LGTBQ+ identity with our host Marianne van Praag, who is a rabbi at the Liberal Jewish Community (Liberaal Joodse Gemeente) of Den Haag.

April 12: LUP Borrel

21:00-0:00 @ Gaycafé De Roze Beurs (Oude Singel 128, Leiden)

Of course, LUPride wouldn’t be the same without our Thursday borrels at De Roze Beurs. The perfect occasion to come and get to know LUPride, as well as to get a drink and socialize in an LGBTQ+ friendly environment!

April 17: LUP Lecture – “Why Gay is Not the New Black – Racism in the LGBTQ Community” (in collaboration with Amnesty International)

18.00-19.30 @ Kamerlingh Onnes Gebouw, Steenschuur 25, 2311 ES Leiden (room A008 B013, note the change of room!)

After having explored the relation between LGBTQ+ identity and religions, the second thematic block of our lecture series will evolve around the theme of intersectionality of struggles. On April 17 we will focus on racism and discrimination in the queer community & multiple minority stress (speaker: TBA).

April 21: LUPride Presents: SexPosium

13.00-17.00 @ Plexus (Kaiserstraat 25, Leiden). Facebook event: here

During this symposium, we will discuss the social (mis)construction of (a)sexualities, sexual integrity and sex pleasure within the LGBTQ+ community. The SexPosium will feature wonderful speakers who will share their stories and talk about different topics related to a variety of sex-related issues like BDSM, female sexual pleasure, asexuality, etc.

Cancelled: April 26: Movie Night (in collaboration with ISN Leiden and Amnesty International)

19.00-21.00 @ ISN Leiden (Kaiserstraat 25, Leiden)

Movie title: TBA (stay tuned!)

This event is cancelled

26 April: LUP borrel @ café De Roze Beurs

21.00-0.00 @ Gaycafé De Roze Beurs (Oude Singel 128, Leiden)

After the movie night at the ISN building, we will move to De Roze Beurs to close the month in style with one of our typical LUP borrels. Come and get to know LUPride, get a drink and meet old and new friends!

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