The Rise of Fascism in Europe and its Impact on the LGBT Community

In QUAC on 12/02/2013 at 11:17 am

7.30pm, Friday 22 February

Meeting Room 4, Clapham Library,

91 Clapham High St, SW4 7DB

The rise of Golden Dawn in Greece and other far right groups in Europe under austerity has echoes of the rise of fascism in the 30’s.  As part of LGBT history month, Queers against the Cuts are organising a multi-media event to explore and discuss the rise of fascism in Europe and its impact on LGBT communities in the then and now!

This event will include

  • Readings from Christopher Isherwood’s ‘Goodbye to Berlin’ by – David Sharkey
  • Greece – Fighting Fascism and Homophobia  by a speaker from Syriza (Greek political party)
  • Homophobia and Fascism in the UK by a speaker from Black Pride
  • LGBT Life in 20s and 30s Germany by Colin Wilson, Queers against the Cuts
  • Fighting Fascism and Austerity by Rachel Newton, Queers against the Cuts
  • Music by Denis Fernando


Clapham Common tube

Light refreshments available




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