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Davies, The Paying Guests and Pride

Russell T Davies and Queer as Folk gave us some brilliant moments: Nathan standing up on a nightclub stage and condemning Christian Hobbs (“he beats us up because we’re queer”), Stuart driving that Jeep through the window of a car showroom and Vince dumping the condescending Cameron by phone. Davies’ new projects are Cucumber and […]

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Lauren Bacall – 1924-2014

US film actress and gay rights advocate Lauren Bacall has died at the age of 89 at her home due to a suspected stroke. Born on the ‘wrong side of the tracks’ in Brooklyn, Lauren was discovered at the early age of 19 and when she was a part-time model. The wife of Director Howard […]

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Sue Sanders shortlisted for the UK’ Largest Diversity Awards

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Sue, a pioneer from Schools OUT UK has been nominated for the Lifetime Achiever at The National Diversity Awards. Headline sponsors Microsoft be just one of the brands supporting a sky fall of diversity talent – positive role models, community organisations and businesses from the LGBT, ethnic minority, age, gender, religion and disability communities Over […]

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“Snow wouldn’t put us off” Liverpool Pride

The boy who dare not mention the fact he is gay to his work colleagues, grandparents and teammates in the cricket team can be open about his sexuality at Pride. Pride is that kind of environment, and Liverpool Pride is no exception. 2 August 2014 saw an abundance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people […]

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Remembering the start of WW1

On Monday 4 August at 10pm, LIGHTS OUT invites everyone in the UK to turn off their lights and leave a single light or candle on to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. This shared moment of nationwide reflection will last for one hour.

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American blogger loses job for using word that sounds like ‘homosexual’

A qualified language teacher from Utah has been fired after his boss disagreed with him using the word ‘homophone’ in a blog post. Tim Torkildson was working at the Nomen Global Language Centre and published an article on his blog about when words sound identical – such as too, two and to – but are […]

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Force Control Room Controllers (Scale 4 bar 5 bar 6 or Police Constable)

Scale 4 bar 5 bar 6 or Police Constable Working in a pressurised and reactive environment, the job has a vital responsibility as the first point of contact for emergency and non-emergency calls. Using various IT and Communication systems you will also co-ordinate the initial response to and on-going management of incidents via the police […]

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Last chance to vote for Sue!

Friend of Fyne Times Sue Sanders has been nominated for the Lifetime Achiever Award in the National Diversity Awards. Sue started her work in equality 40 years ago when she co-founded The Gay Teacher’s Association in 1974. Now called School’s Out, Sue has been tireless in her work and was the driving force behind LGBT […]

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Worries over new Cabinet appointment

The Cabinet reshuffle has caused a ripple of displeasure through the gay community after a minister who voted against same-sex marriage was named as the new Education Secretary. Morgan was given the job of minister for women earlier this year although the equalities portfolio was handed to Sajid Javid, the culture secretary. Morgan does now […]

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AKT Turns 25, but still so much to do

 7th July marked the 25th anniversary of the UK’s Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) youth homelessness charity, The Albert Kennedy Trust (AKT), and was celebrated with a Reception at Manchester Town Hall hosted by Lord Mayor of the City of Manchester, Councilor Susan Cooley. Born in Manchester out of the LGBT activism of the […]

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Davies, The Paying Guests and Pride

Russell T Davies and Queer as Folk gave us some brilliant moments: Nathan standing up on a nightclub stage and […]

Reading Pride Announce Festival Line-Up

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Reading Pride have announced the full programme and stage line-up for the 2014 Pride Parade & Festival on Saturday 30th […]

Swindon and Wiltshire Pride: Interviews

Jo Sharpe (Pride Chair) Steve Pryor (Committee member and Parade Manager) I want to congratulate you first on today because […]

Lauren Bacall – 1924-2014

US film actress and gay rights advocate Lauren Bacall has died at the age of 89 at her home due […]

Same-sex marriage – conversions and cross-border hazards

Author Lauren Evans is family law solicitor at Kingsley Napley LLP and a member of the firm’s International Families & […]

Swindon & Wiltshire 7th Annual Pride: Saturday 9th August 2014

“We are really pleased to announce that, following a hard year of, fundraising, planning and organising next week see’s Swindon […]