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Welsh company storms Edinburgh with new play about gay hero Alan Turing

Welsh company Scriptography Productions has achieved unprecedented levels of success with its first ever touring production of a new play about Alan Turing written by Catrin Fflur Huws at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Zoo Venues. The play has previously toured Wales and The Arcola in London, during which its overwhelmingly positive reviews included, “a sensational piece […]

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Frisky and Mannish: Just Too Much…Coming to Cornerstone

A new pop-comedy-mashup-infotainment era…Frisky and Mannish come to Cornerstone, Didcot on 4 October 2015 They tit around with pop songs Frisky & Mannish are pioneers of popmusicy-seriocomic-mashparodic-stereophonic-LOUD-vaudevillian-sketchcabaret-throwbackcurrent-oldfangled-newfashioned-bapsbotty-infotainment. Or to be succinct, they tit around with pop songs. Frisky and Mannish are back with a brand new hour, packed tighter than Robin Thicke’s crotchal region. Now […]

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An Audience with Gareth Thomas

Friday 11 Sep 2015 – Doors 7pm. £10 including booking fee. U18’s £10. One of the most successful and well-respected Welsh rugby players shares his life experiences and moving, personal journey of his identity struggle, amidst sporting triumph, through to his work as a gay rights activist and icon with local sports media celeb, Paul […]

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The new Smirnoff LGBT jacket makes its debut at Pride in London

In what could be the first item of clothing to ‘come out’ in the UK, Smirnoff has given the infamous bouncer bomber jacket a glam makeover for Pride in London, complete with Pride rainbow glitter and sparkles. To celebrate the festival’s spirit of inclusivity, Smirnoff is awarding the bespoke new rainbow coloured jackets to Pride […]

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Pride 2015 at The House of Ho

On Saturday 27th June, The House of Ho, the modern Vietnamese restaurant in Soho, is celebrating Pride 2015 with an all day party. As well as live DJs and entertainment from 1pm, guests can enjoy an unlimited selection of food and drink from Ho’s critically acclaimed menu, inspired by modern Vietnam. This marks the first […]

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Rosie Wilby: The Science of Sex

Rosie Wilby.

8th – 15th August at 17.00 at Sneaky Pete’s, Cowgate, PBH’s Free Fringe   BBC Radio 4 regular Rosie Wilby dons her lab coat and safety goggles once more to revamp her award-winning investigation into the science of attraction, which she was invited to perform in New York in 2013, incorporating some new ideas and […]

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Purple Pride in Barcelona, Culture Pride in Madrid

Barcelona and Madrid are ready to host Brazilian like carnival Pride Parades filled with colour, culture, pride celebration and yes, a lot of party. June 27 in Barcelona and July 4 in Madrid, these are the main calendar dates for two of the largest Pride Parades in Europe. With over 200,000 people expected in the […]

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Former MP Stephen Lloyd lands West End director role

After narrowly losing his seat as the MP for Eastbourne and Willingdon, Stephen Lloyd was one of many former parliamentarians looking for a fresh challenge after May’s general election.  However, it hasn’t taken the popular politician very long to re-start his career in business after being appointed Business Development Director at West End, an international […]

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The gay burlesque scene

Out of the smoky clubs of the 1930s sprung a time travelling dance tradition which has leapt into the modern age, bringing with it a new body positive culture and a sense of inclusiveness. Neo-Burlesque is now everywhere, from small pubs in Cornwall to massive nightclubs in European capitals. But all this has left one […]

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Dekmantel Festival 2015 Announces Night Program

DJ Harvey, Derrick May, Omar S, Surgeon, and Dopplereffekt are amongst the names released for the night program of the Amsterdam based Dekmantel Festival. On Friday the 31st of July, Saturday the 1st and Sunday the 2nd of August, Dekmantel By Night will offer an extensive and complementary night program in Amsterdam’s Melkweg next to […]

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‘Im Proud to be Straight’

August brings Pride to the capital of Wales, with the people of Cardiff and beyond spending the day listening to […]

Reading Pride ready to rock the town

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

The countdown has begun for Pride Cymru!

This year Pride Cymru has an impressive line-up of live main stage acts, special guests and plenty homegrown talent. The variety […]

Cornwall Pride ’15

Cornwall Pride is fast approaching and while it has been a difficult year for raising funds, the Committee has been […]

Support our entry for the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 2016

Hampshire Constabulary is running its biggest survey ever about hate crime, domestic violence and sexual assault in the LGB&T community. […]

FTSE 100 annual reports reveal lack of commitment to LGBT diversity

: A literature review  of all of the FTSE 100’s 2014 Annual Reports reveals that the UK’s largest listed companies […]