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December 2019
Hello lovelies! What a great November we had. Last month's events were a great success.

We had the game night @Rose B (our new unofficial nickname for De Roze Beurs), the Queering Up Courses lectures on Linguistics by Eduardo Vieira and on Politics by Martijn Mos, and the totally fab Friendsgiving potluck dinner we organised with Philautia (you made a great variety of amazing dishes). Thanks for helping to make these events happen!

As for the students among us, good luck with your exams! Whether you're staying in Leiden for the holiday break, or you're going home to visit your family, please feel welcome to join us for the last event of the year: Karaoke ♥
Upcoming events
11 Dec   
Karaoke Night - Holiday edition
20:00–23:00 @ De Roze Beurs, Leiden

 

Article

The APA says that inclusive language requires the use of “they”. The APA Publication Manual is used by writers, researchers, editors, students, and educators in many different fields and disciplines, so this is a great step towards normalising inclusive language. Love ♥

Show

Norwegian series SKAM and its international adaptations have become a staple in queer television. In these series, young adults and their peers take on issues of identity, intersectionality, and sexuality. The Spanish version that launched this year focuses, refreshingly, on the female perspective.

Book

'Wide Awake' by David Levithan, written in 2006 is as relevant then as it is now. In a ficulative setting, where the political becomes personal and a gay Jewish man is being challenged as to his fitness to be president of the US, Levithan paints a character who is finding himself through representation in the country's highest political office.

Announcement

We took to Instagram again in November! With the help of our awesome marketing team we revamped and relaunched our Instagram. Check us out and follow us @leidenpride

Article

WIRED writes about how one well-intentioned study led to a worrying DNA test for same-sex attraction. The research of big genetic data is in dire need of safeguards against dangers that are currently ignored.

Music

Remember our babe Todrick Hall from back in the day? Cute YouTube videos and all.. As we're all anticipating the coming of their new HAUS PARTY pt. 3, here's one of their latest music videos from HAUS PARTY pt. 2: DRIPEESHA ft. Tiffany Haddish.

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Our growing organisation could use your help! We are expanding our view, and looking for energetic and vibrant volunteers to help support that growth. Are you looking for a closer connection to your LGBTQI+ community? Check out our website for more info.

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We strive to keep our events free as much as possible, but we can't help but make some costs for the running of our organisation and its events. Feel like helping out? Consider donating or becoming a sponsor, and be featured on our sponsors page!
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