📣: Sexplain annual conference
📆: 30 November 2019
📍: Collective Auction Rooms, Camden Collective, 5–7 Buck Street, London NW1 8NJ
Almaz will chair a panel titled ‘Pornography as pedagogy: what young people learn about sex from mainstream porn’ at the Sexplain annual conference. This panel will discuss how pornography impacts young people’s perceptions of sex and what it means for sex education by looking at the moral panic (or lack thereof) associated with porn. With panellists Nadia Deen, Founder, AM Appointment; Gayathiri Kamalakanthan, Decolonise Contraception member; George Karkera, Anastasia Meredith-Goujon, Co-Founder, Hot Local Artists.
📣: Dating in the Digital Age
📆: 7 April 2019
📍: Kings Mall Hammersmith, King Street, London W6 9HW
Our Founder and Creative Director, Almaz Ohene, took part in a panel discussion with Nadia Deen, Founder of AM Appointment, TEDx Alumna and Dating Guru, Hayley Quinn – chaired by Leah Kurta, Research Psychologist at i2 media research.
📣: FUZE Bristol – Marketplace stall
📆: 16 March 2019
📍: 1532 Performing Arts Centre, Elton Road, Bristol, BS8 1SJ
Illustrator Parys Gardener and Founder and Creative Director Almaz Ohene headed to FUZE, the annual University of Bristol charity show – which takes place in our illustrator’s home city – to tout our merch and spread the word about the KDD Crowdfunder campaign.
📣: Decolonise Contraception: Sexual Wellbeing & Sexual Pleasure
📆: 14 March 2019
📍: SOAS University of London, 10 Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Panel discussion with Gayathiri Kamalakanthan, sex educator, Sexplain UK and Nadia Deen, Founder, AM Appointment & Sh! Shop – chaired by Dr Annabel Sowemimo, Founder, Decolonise Contraception. Watch the full discussion here.
📣: Hear Us – a showcase of multi-media literary works by new, radical voices
📆: 22 November 2018
📍: Libreria, 65 Hanbury Street, London E1 5JP
Official Kayleigh Daniels Dated launch event. The team was joined by writers Yomi Adegoke (co-author of bestselling black girl’s Bible Slay In Your Lane) and Bridget Minamore (freelance journalist and author of poetry collection Titanic) for an evening of contemporary visual storytelling. Watch the video here.
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