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This is something I wrote for the Greater Manchester LGBT Cultural Arts Network Conference this week. Hope it provokes some useful thinking.

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In this provocation to you all this morning I’ll be sharing some stories of the grumsome, the difficult and the nasty. It might be uncomfortable, it might be difficult to listen to, but I’m not doing this to hurt you but to provoke us.

This morning I’ll be referring to the...

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