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!
G(end)er Swap was invited to the Queer Histories Symposium at Syracuse University in London on February 27th, 2019 to set up our QUEERTEXSTYLES installation! The symposium focused on exploring Queer History and Identity in the context of a 'Brave Space'. The installation featured clothing donations along with their stories. We also played a 'G(end)er Style … Continue reading G(end)er Swap at Syracuse University in London
On December 17, 2018 G(end)er Swap was invited (for a second year in a row!) to the annual LGBTI Fest that happens in Sofia Bulgaria. The festival is a week long festival hosting a series of workshops and events related to queer topics. This year the festival was held at Fabrika Avtonomia - an community … Continue reading G(end)er Swap @ LGBTI Fest, Bulgaria!
On December 3rd, 2018 G(end)er Swap and The Outside Project collaborated on a Swap n' Sew event that consisted of crafts, clothing exchange and alterations. The event is part of The Outside Project's weekly hubs that take place at the Castlehaven Community Centre in Camden. They are queer events & a safe space for LGBTIQ+ … Continue reading Swap n’ Sew with The Outside Project!
G(end)er Swap kicked off the beginning of December with a QUEERTEXSTYLES installation and workshop at the annual conference held at London Metropolitan Archives! The conference held on December 1st, 2018 was entitled EDGY and explored LGBTIQ+ individuals as "outsiders" to institutionalized history making. This was a day to explore profound, unique and peripheral LGBTIQ+ specific … Continue reading EDGY! London Metropolitan Archives: #QUEERTEXSTYLES