June + Omar: Disenfranchised Grief + LGBTQ Bereavement

On demand event

This event will be available to view from 09:00 - 18:00 BST on Saturday, December 3rd.


June and Omar share their stories of, and advice on, disenfranchised grief and being a part of the LGBTQ community.

June Bellebono is a community organiser, event producer and writer. Their interest and work lays in trans liberation, the intersection of queerness and grief and amplifying voices on the margins. They have worked with Good Night Out Campaign, Spectra, Decolonising Economics and more organisations.

June has written for gal-dem, Vice, daikon* zine and will be featured in two publications in 2022. When not working, they can be found dancing and serving looks in grotty basements and nightclubs until the early hours of the morning all around London.

Omar Jordan Phillips is a producer and movement artist interested in driving artistic work for social change. Omar quickly became a cornerstone of the London Ballroom Scene, where they are known as Bam Bam of the iconic unforgettable House of Revlon. Performing locally and internationally, facilitating workshops, and curating events. Bam Bam believes in the power of Voguing as a form of social activism. They create work that explores identity and the deconstruction of learned ideas of gender, sexuality, desire, and race.

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This event is a pre-recorded session from a previous Good Grief event. This event will be available to watch on-demand on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022. There is no live Q+A for this event.


Speakers

June Bellebono

Omar Jordan Phillips

Amber Jeffrey