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Drug use, decadence and death

Offbeat Festival, Oxford, is 50 shows in seven days. Here Sam Bennett reviews one of its offerings – High As Sugar As Let It Be, a musical about the most famous band of all time, played at the New Theatre, a stone’s throws away at Burton Taylor Studio the life of the lesser known Holly […]

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Sven Ratske – Internationally recognised performer celebrating the life and music of David Bowie

‘Starman’ combines many of the artist’s famous numbers such as “Space Oddity,” “Rebel Rebel,” “Heroes,” and “Rock and Roll Suicide” with classic album tracks plus inspired original songs by Ratzke and Rachelle Garniez. More than a mere tribute show, Starman is a one-man rock musical with unique characters and bold reinventions of glam rock classics. […]

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Zoe Lyons returns to Edinburgh Fringe

Zoe Lyons, a seasoned stand up with properly funny bones, returns to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival after a year’s hiatus to the Gilded Balloon Dining Room with her new show ‘Little Misfit’. This past year has seen her appear on Live at the Apollo (BBC2), The John Bishop show (BBC1) and win the Chortle Best […]

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The Danish Girl Available on Blu-Ray and DVD

With love comes the courage to be yourself in The Danish Girl, coming to Blu-ray™ and DVD on May 16 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Inspired by the lives of Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener, the remarkable love story is “exquisite” according to Empire. The Danish Girlon Blu-ray™ and DVD comes with an exclusive behind-the-scenes […]

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Rosie Wilby: The Conscious Uncoupling

Rosie Wilby.

Old Fire Station Loft , 40 George St, Oxford OX1 2AQ Saturday 25th June at 8.45pm (duration 50 mins) £8 / £6 As part of Oxford’s very first Off Beat Festival   ‘Brilliant piece about doing break-ups kindly’ Female Arts In an increasingly serially monogamous society, we all face the possibility of more serious breakups […]

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Proud OF Oxford – Proud IN Oxford!

Fyne Times is once again proud to sponsor Oxford’s biggest LGBT event – Oxford Pride. Following the incredible success of Oxford Pride 2015, we are very proud to announce that Pride 2016 is on the way, and it’s going to be amazing! Launching on Friday 24th May for the Bank Holiday weekend, we have the […]

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BFI Flare celebrates 30 years with the Top 30 LGBT Films of All Time

Lesbian love story, Carol, tops the BFI Flare poll Films spanning over 80 years make the top 30 Tuesday 15 March, London – To mark the 30th anniversary of BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival the BFI today announces the Top 30 LGBT Films of All Time in its first major critical survey of LGBT […]

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Winter Pride Art Awards 2016 – 6 WEEKS LEFT TO ENTER!

Artists have 6 weeks left to enter the Winter Pride Art Awards 2016, an international art competition targeting emerging artists regardless of their sexuality. Offering £1,000 Prize Money and the chance to exhibit as part of a public exhibition, the Winter Pride Art Awards seeks to promote and support artists whose work challenges binary norms and […]

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We Could be Heroes

If you remember watching re-runs of the 1960’s TV version of Batman as a child, you may be forgiven for thinking that the world of the comic book is awash with homosexuality! But despite the rather too close nature of Batman and Robin’s relationship, the comic world has fought a long internal struggle against writers […]

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Halftime show labelled ‘gay’

Beyoncé and Coldplay’s halftime show at the Super Bowl has provoked homophobic comments from viewers all over the USA. The colourful half-time performance ended by promoting the message ‘Believe in Love’ . The message was displayed in multi-coloured stripes using cards held up by the audience. The national anthem was this year sung by gay […]

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Western-Super-Mare Pride returns to Grove Park

This year WSM Pride is returning to Grove Park on Saturday 30th July and brings to the town energy, fun […]

H&M recruits Caitlyn Jenner for new campaign

  Clothing company H&M have recruited Caitlyn Jenner to be the face of their new sportswear campaign.  Launched just a […]

1 in 12 adoptions in England now to same-sex couples

Three in four LGBT people going through the adoption process actively consider adopting siblings, according to new research by New […]

Same-sex marriage comes to the Isle of Man

The Isle of Man’s new Marriage and Civil Partnership Act has been granted royal assent, which means same-sex couples will […]

Election of Methodist Bishop could split the Church

The Methodist Church in the USA is facing a possible split after an openly gay women was elected as a […]

Gay Portsmouth asylum seeker detained

An Algerian man currently living in Portsmouth has been detained and is currently at an immigration removal centre after he […]