We hear that one a great deal from individuals in the queer and alternate communities (to quote one onlooker at Pride in London 2014: вЂњcan you be goth and gay?вЂќ). While both the queer and alternative communities can be much more open-minded and inviting than many, you can find a not enough areas where queer those who usually do not enjoy main-stream activities, and alternate people who identify as queer can relax, socialise, and feel safe. Queer Alternative is designed to produce this area and raise knowing of the necessity for it. We now have a objective declaration and every thing.
What now ??
You can easily read more about our objectives right right here, however in quick, we promote the acceptance, exposure and equality of queer individuals within goth, steel, punk, along with other alternate subcultures, along with attempting to assist people who identify with those subcultures find a location in the mainstream LGBT+ community. Really, we support and bring together queer weirdos whom like dressing up and dancing to music this is certainly strange[/toggle] [toggle title=вЂќTechnically, that is exactly that which you’re FOR. Exactly just What would you really DO?вЂќ]We participate in Pride marches, wear free music and social events, operate non-free but nonetheless fabulous LGBT+ activities to greatly help fund the free material, and liaise with existing club evenings to produce inviting surroundings for queer individuals.
Where are you currently based?
We are based within the UK, and presently mostly run and/or are participating in occasions in London, Leeds and Southampton. If you are in the united kingdom and wish to see a lot more of us in your town вЂ“ or better yet assist us organise one thing in your neighborhood вЂ“ please get in contact!
What is вЂalternative’ when it is in the home?
We are making use of it being a catch-all term to consist of non-mainstream subcultures.