58th LFF reveals strong LGBT focus

The 58th LFF (London Film Festival) will run between Wednesday 8th October – Sunday 19th October and this year has a particularly strong focus in the programme on films with LGBT relevance. This focus covers everything from historical biopics detailing the repressive ‘gross indecency’ laws and the events leading to the controversial murder of a […]

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender couples urged to research honeymoon destinations

New research suggests fewer than half of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGB&T) couples research whether a destination is LGB&T-friendly before travelling overseas   The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) is encouraging LGB&T couples going on honeymoons overseas to choose their destination with care after new research suggested that less than half (46%) of LGB&T […]

Joan Rivers – 1933-2014

It has been announced that veteran female comic and TV personality Joan Rivers has died at the age of 81. Joan was an internationally renowned comedienne, Emmy-award-winning television talk-show host, Tony-award-nominated actress, bestselling author, playwright, screenwriter, film director, columnist, lecturer, syndicated radio host, jewelry designer, cosmetic-company entrepreneur, and red-carpet fashion laureate. Joan had a cardiac […]

The Saturdays – Living for the weekend

It has been seven years since Una Healy, Rochelle Humes, Mollie King, Frankie Sandford and Vanessa White joined forces to become The Saturdays, in the process becoming one of modern pop music’s great success stories. And now, 18 smash hits later, the band are in the mood to celebrate what counts as genuine longevity in […]

American blogger loses job for using word that sounds like ‘homosexual’

A qualified language teacher from Utah has been fired after his boss disagreed with him using the word ‘homophone’ in a blog post. Tim Torkildson was working at the Nomen Global Language Centre and published an article on his blog about when words sound identical – such as too, two and to – but are […]

The Launch of Liverpool Pride 2014

Words by Sam Bennett I went to university in Liverpool and feel lucky to have studied in a city of culture, opportunity and abandoned umbrellas (it does get windy there). I left Liverpool earlier this year after completing my degree; I thoroughly enjoy going back to visit it and did so recently in order to […]

Same-sex competitive dancing faces ban

Equal rights campaigners have called a potential ban on same-sex ballroom dancing as ‘illegal discrimination’. New rules are being considered by the British Dance Council (BDC) which would mean all major competitions would have rules describing a couple as ‘one man and one woman’. Instead of competing in major events, same-sex dancing couples would have […]

Just one in eight teachers trained to tackle homophobic bullying

New YouGov polling released today by Stonewall shows that teachers are still failing to tackle homophobic bullying in Britain’s schools. The Teachers’ Report 2014 polled nearly 2,000 school staff and reveals that fewer than one in ten (eight per cent) primary school teachers and fewer than one in five (17 per cent) secondary school teachers […]

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Reading Pride Announce Festival Line-Up

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