Explore Sexuality At Science Museum Lates

The Science Museum’s monthly late opening tonight (29 May) has a particularly bold theme, with talks, workshops and performance all exploring sexuality. Learn about transgender surgery, or pop into a talk that highlights the “anatomy of transgender and intersex bodies through life drawing”. Elsewhere, there’s gay and lesbian speed dating and a talk about Pedro Almodóvar’s film The Skin I Live. The main lecture theatre has a talk on the science of sex, promising to answer such questions as ‘why we fancy the people we do’, and ‘why love exists’. Or avoid the biology altogether, by checking out the Museum’s usual Lates distractions, such as the science quiz, the silent disco and the Web Lab.

This adults-only event is always a big old laugh, giving you the chance to wander round the museum’s halls, glass of wine in hand with no nippers running around. Just turn up any time between 6.45pm and 10pm. Entrance is free.

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  • Diane

    Gender surgery???? You mean they have a surgeon today that can change the brain
    from thinking itself one sex to the other? Wow!

    To throw those born with an intersex condition into the same venue as those
    under the transgender/transvestite construct is ignorance and not an anatomical truth.

    • MattFromLondonist

      We’re using a phrase the Science Museum itself used. How strongly people feel about the terminology would have been a fascinating element to explore at the event.

      • Diane

        Maybe I could call myself a mouse…………….eeeeeeek!