Climbing the Queer Ladder

Climbing the Queer Ladder

Thu 14 February 2019 16:00-18:00 - Professor Stuart Hall Building, Room 305

oin Jamie -- award-winning Editor-In-Chief of FRUITCAKE Magazine -- as they take you through the media landscape as a trans/non-binary creator and delve into how to use your time university to create your queer career pathways.


In the workshop Jamie will cover:

  • The media landscape for trans/non-binary people

  • Why they started FRUITCAKE Magazine during their final year of university

  • Why using university to network and begin to forge a business is excellent

  • Balancing your activism and work

  • Emotional labour and how to tackle it

Speaker Bio

Jamie Windust (they/them) is an award-winning Editor-In-Chief of FRUITCAKE Magazine, public speaker, writer and model. Jamie has written for publications such as The Gay Times, The Independent, British GQ, Cosmo UK, INTO and Dazed. Their work focuses on exploring gender non-conforming realities and lived experiences, and being able to provide informative accounts from within the community to be able to allow other people to explore this within themselves. They've been named one of London's top 1000 most influential people by Evening Standard Magazine, and this year is working towards being more vocal and present in the UK media surrounding discussions on gender non-conformity.

Sessions are open to all and children are welcome. Please register your interest here.

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