Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. It’s a time for us to pause to remember the millions of people who have been murdered or whose lives have been changed beyond recognition during the Holocaust, Nazi persecution and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Bosnia, Rwanda and Darfur. On HMD we ask you […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. It’s a time for us to pause to remember the millions of people who have been murdered or whose lives have been changed beyond recognition during the Holocaust, Nazi persecution and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Bosnia, Rwanda and Darfur. On HMD we ask you […]

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Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust tops Stonewall’s 2015 list of gay-friendly employers

Stonewall today publishes its Top 100 Employers 2015, showcasing Britain’s best employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff. Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is named as 2015’s top gay-friendly employer; in second place is Tower Hamlets Homes and Lloyds Banking Group is third. On the fifteenth anniversary of the repeal of the ban on lesbian, gay […]

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Armed forces to ask recruits if they are gay

It has been 15 years since LGGT soldiers won the right to serve and for the first time ever, the armed forces are planning to ask new recruits their sexuality. The responses will create valuable information about the prevalence of homosexuality in the armed forces and provide a picture of how diverse the forces are […]

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Stonewall joins #GivingTuesday movement

Stonewall has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that encourages people and businesses to give their time, money or voice to a charity of their choice. #GivingTuesday – which takes place today (2 December) – aims to provide a charitable antidote to the pre-Christmas consumer boom, falling directly after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. […]

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World AIDS Day

The 1st December is a day when worldwide, people take a moment to remember the victims of AIDS and wear the red ribbon to show their support to the fight against the illness. Around 100,000 people are currently living with AIDS, many of them in countries where vital life-preserving drugs are not available. The condition […]

‘Gay Bull’ saved from slaughter by Simpsons co-creator

In what must be one of the oddest stories of the year, a gay bull has been saved from the slaughter house by the co-creator of the Simpsons (no, really). The bull, named Benjy, was being fattened for slaughter after a vet declared he was homosexual. The bull was originally bought for breeding purposes, but […]

Rugby great Gareth Thomas marks Anti-Bullying Week (Nov 17-21) with school visit

‘Schools are doing a fantastic job in developing their pupils’ resilience to bullying. I’m there to support their work and ensure that not a single child’s school days are blighted by bullying, as mine were’ Anti-bullying champion Gareth Thomas, the 100-times capped former Wales skipper, now leads Prospero Teaching’s Balls to Bullying campaign. He visits schools nationwide to […]

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Interview with Banana’s Letitia Wright

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When Scotty sees Yvonne, it’s love at first sight. But as love turns to obsession, Scotty’s life spirals out of control.   Tell us a bit about the character that you play. Scotty…I love her. She is a good soul. She is good fun and a laugh, but she wears her heart on her sleeve […]

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THE FIRST NATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LGBT HISTORY IS NOW JUST AROUND THE CORNER!

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The schedule is nearly completed, venues booked, and volunteers primed to present three centuries of history for adults and children of all ages. Trailblazing campaigners speaking at the event include Christine Burns MBE (Press For Change), Peter Tatchell (Gay Liberation Front), Mike Jackson (featured in last year’s smash hit “Pride”), Stuart Milk (chair of the […]

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Panti Bliss is now an Oxford Pride Patron!

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People need people. And the one we just got is fantastic…   We at Oxford Pride are delighted to add Panti Bliss to our list of patrons. Panti (aka Rory O’Neill) is from Ballinrobe, Ireland. From a young age he felt he was different to those around him. Panti is now an LGBT activist, a […]

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Vigil held for Leelah

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The suicide of a trans teenager from Ohio has been marked by a candle lit vigil in Trafalgar Square and was attended by trans activists and supporters. Leelah Alcorn scheduled a post on Tumblr for after her death, which called on better education and awareness of trans issues. Shortly before the post was published, Leelah […]

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Civil Partnership Conversions start today!

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From Wednesday 10 December 2014 you will be able to convert your civil partnership to marriage, but only if you […]

Charlie Brooks – Beautiful Thing

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Best known as Eastenders troublemaker Janine Butcher, bringing drama to Albert Square with a medley of cocaine addiction, murder and […]

Shakespeare in Love

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The critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare in Love will begin rehearsals with a new cast on 8 December, taking over […]

The Montagu Arms Hotel

Set in the heart of the New Forest, Hampshire in the picturesque village of Beaulieu, The Montagu Arms is a […]

Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa

Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa is a four star luxury Victorian house situated in the heart of the beautiful New […]

1 in 5 women not ‘comfortable’ to get car repairs done

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Many women drivers are not able to care for their cars properly because they don’t know how to choose a […]