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Rainbow flag parade will be pride of celebrations

Exeter will host the largest rainbow flag parade the city has ever seen as part of the biggest lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) celebration in the South West. A 50 metre-long rainbow flag will be part of the Exeter Pride parade down Exeter High Street to Exeter Phoenix on Saturday, March 23. The Lord […]

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Join the Global Rainbow Flashmob today!

If you haven’t heard yet, this year the IDAHO committee team is lending a special support to rainbow themed flashmobs around the world today (May 17th).  It is hoped this will give an added vibrancy, buzz and common signature to unique local actions. You can find out all about it in the new, dedicated website: […]

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Exeter Pride – It’s BACK!…..It’s BIGGER!!…..It’s BETTER!!!

The fifth Exeter Pride, a celebration of Exeter’s LGBT communities, will take place on and around Saturday, March 23. Last year more than 1,500 took part in the Pride Parade down Exeter High Street and more than 2,000 people attended events held at Exeter Phoenix. This year it is back and will be bigger, better […]

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Secret lives on show at M Shed

A ground-breaking exhibition called ‘Revealing Stories’ will run at the city’s M Shed museum for the whole of February, focussing on the secret lives of Bristolians. Revealing Stories is the result of painstaking research and dozens of interviews and uncovers the lives of lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) Bristolians from the 1930s to the […]

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Unison to sponsor Swindon & Wiltshire Pride Community Stage

Swindon & Wiltshire Pride are proud to announce that for the second year Unison will be sponsoring the Community Stage. Following on from the success of the Community Stage in 2011 and previous years attending Swindon and Wiltshire Pride as stall holders, Unison have once again come out to show their support for and commitment […]

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TUC examine the World Pride problems

Following the massive publicity for the last-minute problems that afflicted World Pride in London on 7 July, the TUC has taken the lead in calling on LGBT community groups and trade unions to come together to discuss how to prevent a repetition, with a starting point of there being a free, national Pride event in […]

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Pride in the Profession

It’s an odd feeling walking down the middle of Oxford Streetand through centralLondonon a balmy Saturday afternoon in July and being applauded, whooped and cheered by crowds lining the streets.  It’s even more surprising when it’s happening because you are a lawyer. And gay.  But this is what happens during the annual Pride London parade. […]

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Montreal search for “Queer of the Year” gets freaky in year three

One? Fabulous, Two? Fierce. Three? Freaky! How about five queers! Get your mind out of the gutter and into the glitter! The 3rd Annual Queer of the Year competition, hosted by Tourisme Montréal, kicked off this week and carries on through the end of August! Five finalists will be flown to LGBT-loving Montréal for an […]

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Mormon group shows LGBT support

Almost 300 members of The Church of the Latter Day Saints, also known as the Mormons, have taken part in Salt Lake City’s Gay Pride march. The Church members, most of whom were straight, turned up to show their solidarity with other marchers. The Church has been strongly opposed to homosexuality and gay marriage ever […]

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The Spirit of Cilla: An Interview with Kara Lily Hayworth

After acting on screen and stage Kara Lily Hayworth has now risen to play one the UK’s best-loved national treasures. […]

Proper Trousers: An Interview with Adam Kashmiry

Sam Bennett “You were born a girl, in the traditional sense, in Egypt,” I say to Adam Kashmiry, not quite […]

Number One in Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers List

The National Assembly for Wales has been recognised as the 2018 UK leading employer for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender […]

Ryan & Liam Simpson-Trotman: “It’s About Being Brave and Bold”

Oxfordshire is undoubtedly blessed with a wealth of excellent chefs, but few have the kind of fierce passion and sheer […]

A Fyne Chat with Charlie Healy

Charlie Healy auditioned for ‘X Factor’ in 2009 as part of Harmony Hood, managing to get to the judges’ houses […]

Christian Adore and Eaton Messe: Wholesome Drag

Francesca Forristal sits in Oxford’s Jam Factory with a liquorice tea, talking tattoos and her interest in what makes a […]