As part of the lead up to London Trans Pride 2019 in September the event organisers want to reach out to as many communities as possible and to consult with them about all aspects of the event. This evening is a chance for you to come meet with members of the team and to talk and share your thoughts on the issues raised in the film 'United Tongues' that are still affecting the QTIPOC community some 30yrs later.

Taking a lead on the evening will be QTIPOC performance artist and member of London Trans Pride organisers Katayoun Jalili.

This event is part of the week of programming leading up the UK Black Pride on the 7th of July.


We will be showing the 1989 film 'Tongues United'.

The film seeks, in its author's words to, "...shatter the nation's brutalizing silence on matters of sexual and racial difference."

The film blends documentary footage with personal account and poetry in an attempt to depict the specificity of black gay identity. The "silence" referred to throughout the film is that of black gay men, who are unable to express themselves because of the prejudices of white and black heterosexual society, as well as the white gay society.