On June 21st, 2019 G(end)er Swap and LUSH Cosmetics in Cardiff, Wales collaborated on an evening event in store that hosted a clothing swap and private shopping experience! It was great getting to connect with more locals in Cardiff and to engage in discussions about clothing accessibility and textile recycling. Since G(end)er Swap is now … Continue reading LUSH & G(end)er Swap Clothes Swap & Charity Pot Party!
Exciting news! G(end)er Swap has its own SWAP SHOP set up through a new FB community group. This community page is for any LGBTQIA+ gender non-conforming individuals residing in the UK to swap clothes, list items to give away or to pick up anything they need! G(end)er SWAP N' SHOP (as listed on FB) is … Continue reading G(end)er Swap N’ Shop!
On April 26th, 2019 a G(end)er Swap QUEERTEXSTYLES gallery was displayed at a conference called Queer Modernism(s) that took place at Oxford University. This is an interdisciplinary and international conference that explores the place of queer identity in modernist art, literature and culture, with an emphasis on intersecting identities. G(end)er Swap was invited by the … Continue reading G(end)er Swap @ Queer Modernism(s), Oxford University
Santi from G(end)er Swap is featured in a new video created by the team at Outcomers LGBT Support Service in Dundalk Ireland. G(end)er Swap took part in LGBT Youth Pride at Outcomers in Dundalk, Ireland last summe (July 2018). The Dundalk Pride weekend was a celebration and support event for all LGBTIQ+ young people (12-18 … Continue reading G(end)er Swap in a video for Dundalk Pride (Ireland)!
We have a new survey out and we want to hear about your experience as an LGBTIQ+ individual shopping for clothes! This includes cisgender (not trans) queer folks who have a gender non-conforming expression and any other folks across the trans, non-binary and intersex community (either GNC or not!). We also would like to hear … Continue reading G(end)er Swap Survey on LGBTIQ+ Shopping Experiences.
On March 29 and 20th (2019) G(end)er Swap was at the LUSH Cosmetics flagship store on Oxford Street in London. For two days we ran a series of activities: Guess the Gender Pride Flag, Thinking about LGBTIQ+ Safe Space Priorities and Breaking Gender Stereotypes! This was also a day two information session and pop-up for … Continue reading G(end)er Swap Charity Pot Party at LUSH Cosmetics!
On March 13th, 2019 Shift Gallery (Cardiff) and G(end)er Swap collaborated on a clothing pop-up event. This was our first G(end)er Swap event in Cardiff ever! We had around 30 attendees come to the space to hang out and get to know about the project more. We had an information table, our QUEERTEXSTYLES styles archive … Continue reading G(end)er Swap in Cardiff!