Archive by Author

Reading Pride ready to rock the town this weekend

Reading Pride was formed in 2003 to represent and support the local LGBT+ community. Since the first Festival, attendance has grown steadily year on year with up to 10,000 people visiting the event as well as participating in the Pride parade. The thirteenth Reading Pride Festival takes place on Saturday 3rd September at Kings Meadow […]

Read More Comments Off on Reading Pride ready to rock the town this weekend

The full line up for Reading Pride has been announced !

reading-pride-logo

From multi-platinum and gold selling artist Sam and the Womp and Eurovision finalists Joe and Jake to the likes of Sandra London, the world renowned drag artist it’s all happening at Reading Pride this year!! The ever growing Reading Pride Festival, which see over 12,000 attendees throughout the day in celebration of equality and diversity […]

Read More Comments Off on The full line up for Reading Pride has been announced !

The Pink Festival

During the first weekend of September, The Pink Festival will be headlined by Andy Bell – best known as the charismatic front man of enduring electropop duo Erasure – in an unmissable show at the Cambridge Corn Exchange. Born and brought up in Peterborough, Andy became Patron of Dhiverse in 2015, a charity established some […]

Read More Comments Off on The Pink Festival

Christian Voice slams Tom Daley and Caster Semenya

Openly homophobic UK ‘prayer group’ Christian Voice has found itself back in the news after a long absence by stating that Caster Semenya is not a woman and Tom Daley’s career has been hindered by his ‘choice’ to be gay. Christian Voice, which sparked the start of the Bourne Free event when it organised an […]

Read More Comments Off on Christian Voice slams Tom Daley and Caster Semenya

Kiss-in welcomed by Sainsbury’s

A branch of Sainsbury’s in London has been the location of a mass-protest in response to a gay couple being ejected for holding hands. A security guard had apparently responded to a customer complaint and asked Thomas Rees and Joshua Bradwell to leave. The couple were surprised and shocked at the suggestion and said that […]

Read More Comments Off on Kiss-in welcomed by Sainsbury’s

Swindon and Wiltshire Pride returns for an 8th year

Swindon Pride was launched in 2008, with the first ever Pride festival being held in the town. In 2009, the Pride event was expanded to incorporate Swindon & Wiltshire Pride. This year will be the 8th event to be held in the Town Gardens in Swindon. The atmosphere within the park is vibrant and the […]

Read More Comments Off on Swindon and Wiltshire Pride returns for an 8th year

Taking pride in Cymru this Saturday

Pride Cymru takes place this year on Saturday 13th August and it is all set to be the biggest and best EVER! The first ever Cardiff Mardi Gras event took place on September 4th 1999, with over 5,000 people who had gathered by the end of Saturday night to Bute Park for the city festival. […]

Read More Comments Off on Taking pride in Cymru this Saturday

Biggins removed from Big Brother House

Actor and personality Christopher Biggins has been removed from the Celebrity Big Brother house after he made derogatory comments about bisexuals and also made an inappropriate joke which relates to the Holocaust. Biggins, who is 67 and married to partner Neil Sinclair, made a joke to Jewish housemate Katie Waissel about the showers in the […]

Read More Comments Off on Biggins removed from Big Brother House

LGBT women less confident about their financial future than LGBT men

  BlackRock’s Investor Pulse survey, one of the largest studies exploring attitudes to saving, investing and retirement, has revealed the financial outlook for British Lesbian, Gay Bi-sexual, and Transgender (LGBT) people for the first time. In a survey of 4,000 individuals in the UK aged between 25 -74, 213 respondents identified themselves as LGBT. The survey […]

Read More Comments Off on LGBT women less confident about their financial future than LGBT men

New condom guidelines published

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have issued draft consultation on making condoms more accessible to the 16-24 age group. The document is aimed primarily at local authorities and other organisations that currently provide or are considering the provision of free condoms. Produced just days after an NHS decision not to provide […]

Read More Comments Off on New condom guidelines published

Reading Pride ready to rock the town this weekend

Reading Pride was formed in 2003 to represent and support the local LGBT+ community. Since the first Festival, attendance has […]

The full line up for Reading Pride has been announced !

reading-pride-logo

From multi-platinum and gold selling artist Sam and the Womp and Eurovision finalists Joe and Jake to the likes of […]

The Pink Festival

During the first weekend of September, The Pink Festival will be headlined by Andy Bell – best known as the […]

Christian Voice slams Tom Daley and Caster Semenya

Openly homophobic UK ‘prayer group’ Christian Voice has found itself back in the news after a long absence by stating […]

Kiss-in welcomed by Sainsbury’s

A branch of Sainsbury’s in London has been the location of a mass-protest in response to a gay couple being […]

Swindon and Wiltshire Pride returns for an 8th year

Swindon Pride was launched in 2008, with the first ever Pride festival being held in the town. In 2009, the […]