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Barelesque 9: Bad to the Bone(r)

The Barelesque team are back again with another hot, raunchy and very, very naughty charity event on 18 th November and this time they’ve gone bad….Bad to the Bone(r)! One of the most talked about evenings of entertainment in London, Barelesque does exactly what the name suggests and punters can expect an evening of fabulous […]

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New event for fans of whiskey debuts in London

A new event is making a debut in London this November. A lively and fun night out for any fans of whiskey who may discover new brands, drinks and favourites along the way. Split into four sections: scotch, bourbon, whiskey and whiskey cocktails, there is something for all levels of knowledge catering for beginners right […]

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A Queer thing happened at Aberystwyth

Saturday 10th October saw the return of “Cabarration: a cabaret night with an LGBT bite”:   a glitzy line-up of local and national talent in the Arts Centre’s Great Hall, from burlesque to camp comedy via circus and song. The night ended with a DJ and dancing, and dress style was definitely “putting on the glitz” […]

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BRAVE – London Gay Big Band to launch Abby Road album

The London Gay Big Band (LGBB) has teamed up with thirteen of the UK’s leading vocalists to record their debut album ‘Brave’ at Abbey Road Studios. Tipped to be one of the most exciting jazz releases of the year, the album is a unique collaboration between the LGBT community group and some of the UK’s […]

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Kirsty Logan wins the Polari First Book Prize 2015 for The Rental Heart

Glasgow-based author Kirsty Logan has been awarded the Polari First Book Prize 2015 for her critically acclaimed debut short story collection, The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales. Now in its fifth year, the Polari First Book Prize celebrates the very best debut books that explore the LGBT experience, whether through poetry, prose, fiction or non-fiction. […]

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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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Can We Borrow Your Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Bus Please?

The LGBT History Month 2016 Showcase is all set to take place in Cambridge on Thursday, with Labi Siffre, Cyril […]

The philosophy of sexuality

Philosophy takes a long hard look at some of the most fundamental subjects in nature, and so it is natural […]

Trans women Vicky Thompson dies in male prison


A 21 year-old trans woman has been found dead in prison after her partner reports she was distressed at being […]

Transgender actor Riley Carter Millington tops this year’s Rainbow List

The Independent on Sunday has revealed its sixteenth annual Rainbow List, a list that recognises the 101 most influential lesbian, […]

Science Vs Belief – The search of the gay gene

Strip back homophobia to its core constituents, the justification that homosexuality is wrong comes down to one simple belief – […]

Calls for Cameron to discuss gay rights with Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  Pressure is being put on the Prime Minister to raise the issue of gay rights when he meets with […]