Kathryn Bilyard and Dan Glass
ARTCRY 1-2-1 Conversation Series
Activist, performer and writer Dan Glass with Kathryn Bilyard, Executive Producer at Improbable and Director, Artcry. Civil disobedience, artistic tools for protest and activism as the cure for apathy. What gives you hope?
Bio of Dan Glass: including links discussed in this podcast
Dan Glass is a healthcare and human rights activist, performer, presenter and writer whose recent actions involved reforming ‘Aids Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP), presenting "Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Great NHS Sell-Off” which won "Award of Excellence" at the DOCS Without Borders Film Festival, as well as enabling ‘HIV anti-stigma classes as part of the anti-fascist 'Beyond UKIP Cabaret' in Nigel Farage's boozer. Dan has won Attitude Magazine’s 'campaigning role models for LGBTQI youth', a Guardian ‘UK youth climate leader’, 2017 'Activist of the Year' with the 'Sexual Freedom Awards' and was announced a 'BBC Greater Londoner' in 2019 for founding 'Queer Tours of London - A Mince Through Time' and is also part of the global In Place of War artist movement. An agitator from the Training for Transformation, Dans recent programmes involve catalysing ‘Queer Night Pride’ and ‘Bender Defenders’ to confront rising LGBT+ hate crime, facilitating the Gay Liberation Front 50th anniversary Pride celebrations, presenting ‘Never Again - Fighting the Polish far-right’, the Coronavirus cabaret: the online show combating social isolation’ and his book United Queerdom: From the Legends of the Gay Liberation Front to the Queers of Tomorrow was just recognised as Observer book of the week June 2020. Contact dan at www.theglassishalffull.co.uk and at email@example.com - Twitter #danglassisfull