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Reading Pride Announce Festival Line-Up

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Reading Pride have announced the full programme and stage line-up for the 2014 Pride Parade & Festival on Saturday 30th August inspired by this year’s theme of ‘Musicals’.   The day starts with the traditional parade through Reading Town Centre leaving the Civic Centre at 11.30am passing through Broad Street and Forbury Gardens before arriving […]

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Lauren Bacall – 1924-2014

US film actress and gay rights advocate Lauren Bacall has died at the age of 89 at her home due to a suspected stroke. Born on the ‘wrong side of the tracks’ in Brooklyn, Lauren was discovered at the early age of 19 and when she was a part-time model. The wife of Director Howard […]

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Same-sex marriage – conversions and cross-border hazards

Author Lauren Evans is family law solicitor at Kingsley Napley LLP and a member of the firm’s International Families & Investors initiative The government recently released proposals for the conversion of civil partnerships to same-sex marriages, which have been available in England and Wales since Saturday 29 March 2014.   The plans mean that, from December […]

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Swindon & Wiltshire 7th Annual Pride: Saturday 9th August 2014

“We are really pleased to announce that, following a hard year of, fundraising, planning and organising next week see’s Swindon & Wiltshire 7th Annual Pride being held in the Old Town Gardens, Swindon. The Pride Parade sets off from Springfield Road at 11.14am and will be travelling around Old Town before turning back into Quarry […]

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Sue Sanders shortlisted for the UK’ Largest Diversity Awards

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Sue, a pioneer from Schools OUT UK has been nominated for the Lifetime Achiever at The National Diversity Awards. Headline sponsors Microsoft be just one of the brands supporting a sky fall of diversity talent – positive role models, community organisations and businesses from the LGBT, ethnic minority, age, gender, religion and disability communities Over […]

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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 […]

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Remembering the start of WW1

On Monday 4 August at 10pm, LIGHTS OUT invites everyone in the UK to turn off their lights and leave a single light or candle on to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. This shared moment of nationwide reflection will last for one hour.

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3 TV stars to join UK’s longest running musical

An estimated 15 million tickets sold already   X FACTOR finalist LLOYD DANIELS as Joseph OVER THE RAINBOW winner DANIELLE HOPE as Narrator DANCING ON ICE finalist MATT LAPINSKAS as Pharaoh With a crash-of-drums-and-a-flash-of-light X Factor finalist Lloyd Daniels will make his musical theatre debut in the title role of the UK’s longest running musical […]

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Ending a same-sex marriage

With the right to marry automatically came the right to divorce. It may be a little soon to be talking about the end of a same-sex marriage, but knowing the ‘exit strategy’ is important when you sign any contract. International divorce lawyer Catherine Thomas answers some key questions on same-sex divorce.   What are the […]

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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 […]

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Reading Pride Announce Festival Line-Up

reading-pride-logo

Reading Pride have announced the full programme and stage line-up for the 2014 Pride Parade & Festival on Saturday 30th […]

Swindon and Wiltshire Pride: Interviews

Jo Sharpe (Pride Chair) Steve Pryor (Committee member and Parade Manager) I want to congratulate you first on today because […]

Lauren Bacall – 1924-2014

US film actress and gay rights advocate Lauren Bacall has died at the age of 89 at her home due […]

Same-sex marriage – conversions and cross-border hazards

Author Lauren Evans is family law solicitor at Kingsley Napley LLP and a member of the firm’s International Families & […]

Swindon & Wiltshire 7th Annual Pride: Saturday 9th August 2014

“We are really pleased to announce that, following a hard year of, fundraising, planning and organising next week see’s Swindon […]

Sue Sanders shortlisted for the UK’ Largest Diversity Awards

Sue-Sanders

Sue, a pioneer from Schools OUT UK has been nominated for the Lifetime Achiever at The National Diversity Awards. Headline […]