Queer subcultures, Trans Identity and Drag are explored in one spectacular event. The session starts by taking a look back at the thriving underground queer scene of 1980's Dublin.
Singer, Songwriter, DJ and Graphic Designer Martin McCann discusses the era before decriminalisation with Garry O'Neill, Author of Where Were You? - Dublin Youth Culture and Street Style 1950-2000.
It is followed by an interview with celebrated French transgender artist and journalist Mathilde Daudet. She is joined by playwright Frank Berthier who wrote the stage version of Choisir de Vivre, Mathilde's fictional biography that tells the extraordinary story of her transition.
The interview will address the issues of embodiment, trans-identities and trans-cultures, as well as the role of theatre and performance as a means for advancing sexual literacy.
The interview is in English.
Finally, it's time to 'start your engines' as DCU's LGBT Society puts on a stunning Drag Race performance!