Pride and Protest in The Cost of Living Crisis - A ground-breaking event that combines the power of film, art, and community activism. Presented by Stonewall Housing, the UK's Leading LGBTQ+ homelessness charity, in partnership with The QPOC Project and Queer Noise, and supported by Hackney Pride365
Line Up (please arrive in time for a 1pm start)
• Spoken Word Performance from Maureen Onwunali
• Screening of “The Archive: Queer Nigerians”
• Screening of “Less”
• Q&A with House of Stonewall
• Interactive collage workshop and time to chat
The film screening and Q&A will finish by 3.20. You are invited to stay until 4pm to join our interactive art workshop and chat! The event is suitable for audiences aged 16+
The Archive: Queer Nigerians
The Archive: Queer Nigerians is a poetic documentary directed by Simisolaoluwa Akande. With Nigerian queer history erased from the national narrative of Nigeria queer Nigerians in the UK gather to tell their stories, documenting their experiences so they can never be erased again.
"Less" is a powerful documentary produced by Stonewall Housing exploring LGBTQ+ homelessness through the spotlight of faith and culture.
Content Warning: This film uncovers the harsh realities of homophobic and transphobic abuse. The film Includes references to conversion therapy, so-called honour-based violence, exorcisms and forced marriage.
Spoken Word Poetry From Maureen Onwunali
Former Roundhouse Poetry Slam champion, and self-proclaimed ‘notes app poet’, Maureen Onwunali (she/they) uses spoken word as a means of exploring identity, society and her place in the world.
Be Part of the Conversation
Engage in a Q&A session led by House of Stonewall members, a collective of LGBTQ+ individuals who have faced homelessness and found refuge in Stonewall Housing’s services, and Anjum Mouj of Imaan, a volunteer-led charity, by and for LGBTQI Muslims. Immerse yourself in an interactive creative workshop supported by Cass Art, where your stories, drawings, and poems will contribute to a collective collage.
Our Mission: Unite, Empower, and Support
Housing instability can be incredibly isolating, but together, we can change that narrative. Join us for an afternoon of connection, community, and awareness.
Need more information or support? Our friendly Stonewall Housing staff will be on hand to tell you more about our services and how we may be able to support you.
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