Each year millions of lesbian and gays globally struggle along with Amnesty International for there full and equal human rights. In June, Lesbian gay Bi and trans Day has become globally recognized as celebration and commemoration for equality. This workshop will use popular education through music to create awareness of the historical and contemporary call for equality. Over the decades songs have given voice to this issue, from Ma Rainey's Prove It On Me (recorded in 1923) to Bessie Smiths 1930¹s Jailhouse blues to Faiths contemporary Canadian compositions including Loving Womon and She¹s Young Black Gifted and Gay this concert/workshop traces and celebrates the lives of lesbians throughout history. The aim of this workshop is to educate and create awareness to decrease discrimination and combat homophobia.
Concert : 45 minutes /unlimited participants
Workshop: maximum 50 people