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David Bowie Made Me Gay: Barnet celebrates LGBT+ history month

Author Darryl Bullock will discuss the role the LGBT+ community has played in a century of popular music

An image of Darryl Bullock with an illustration of David Bowie's iconic Aladdin Sane lightning bolt

Barnet Council is hosting a free online event with author Darryl Bullock in conversation with DJ Martin Green David Bowie Made Me Gay: 100 Years of LGBT Music’ in celebration of LGBT+ History month on Tuesday 27th February.

At the event, presented in association with Duckworth Books, Darryl will be discussing the crucial role played by the LGBT+ community in modern music.

David Bowie Made Me Gay is a treasure trove of moving and provocative stories that emphasise the right to be heard and the need to keep up the fight for equality in the spotlight. From Sia to Elton John, Dusty Springfield to Little Richard, LGBT voices have changed the course of modern music.

Tickets for the free online event can be booked here: https://barnet-libraries.played.co/venues/online/sessions/0ec39164-0924-4442-96d2-75b1d724da02

LGBT+ History Month runs throughout February each year. Barnet Council will be flying the Pride Progress flag at Hendon Town Hall and Barnet Council’s Colindale office throughout the month.

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