Unicorn: Memoir Of A Muslim Drag Queen

  • Online
  • May 28
  • 18:00 - 19:30
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Amrou Al-Kadhi went from a god-fearing Muslim boy enraptured with their mother, to Glamrou; a vocal, queer drag queen estranged from their family. This is a heart-breaking and hilarious memoir about the author’s fight to be true to themselves, chaired by Britain’s first out Muslim drag queen Asifa Lahore.

Amrou Al-Kadhi is a queer, Iraqi non-binary Brit. They are an established drag performer whose work has received five-star reviews in The Scotsman and The Guardian and performed sell out shows at The Soho Theatre. A screen-writer, author, director and actor, Amrou has written for Attitude Magazine and contributes to The Observer, The i-Paper, i-D Magazine, Dazed, Little White Lies, CNN, Zed Bokos, Saqi Books and the BFI

Asifa Lahore is Britain’s first out Muslim drag queen, pushing the boundaries of what it means to be LGBT+ and Muslim. Featuring in Channel 4’s ground-breaking documentary Muslim Drag Queens, Asifa received Attitude Magazine’s Pride Award in 2015. An impassioned activist on intersectionality, race, gender and religion, she has spoken at prestigious institutions such as the Lost Lectures, Channel 4 Diversity Festival, Women of the World, the British Library and the Oxford Union.

All ticket donations from this event go to Fans Supporting Foodbanks, South Liverpool Domestic Abuse Services and WoW.