Peterson returns to Belfast and will use comedy and storytelling to unpack LGBTQ-Friendly Bible stories, share his own bizarre gay journey, and reveal Queer responses to climate change.
Tue Oct 2 Belfast 7.30pm Spectrum gathering at Agápē Centre. Peterson will share some of his own personal journey that led him in and out of conversion therapy. Hear how he not only escape ex-gay ministries and came out gay, but how he came out as himself–a quirky, queer, Quaker concerned with art and justice. Learn more about Spectrum at their Facebook page
Thur Oct 4 Belfast 7:30 — All Souls Church, Belfast, Transfigurations–LGBTQ Friendly Bible stories. Peterson will reveal the many Bible stories that mirror LGBTQ experiences of coming out, alternative family, transformation, and more. Also see an exclusive excerpt from his new film, Transfigurations–Transgressing Gender in the Bible :Book on EventBrite and see more Details on Facebook Event
Sun 7 October 6:00 PM Belfast — The Hive 15-17 Grosvenor Road BT12 4GN — A Queer Response to Climate Change: What Would Walt Whitman Do? Comic and LGBTQ activist Peterson Toscano takes on the biggest issue of them all–global warming–and does so with humor, heart, and with a view to saving the humans. Drawing on his hilarious characters, Peterson makes connections between LGBTQ issues, environmental justice, and climate change. Filled with hope, Peterson will give you a positive vision of the future as he inspires you to take your role in it Sponsored by the Green Party. See Facebook event.
Also, hear Peterson on BBC Ulster as he talks about gender non-conforming Bible characters and more on Sunday Sequence. Sunday 7 October.