Road Test: The New MG ZS

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Kevin Haggarthy Prices start at £12,495 We asked people to guess the price of the new MG ZS and no one volunteered a figure less than £18,000, yet it starts at £12,495. Fully equipped you get Apple CarPlay, Sat Nav and cruise control. The seductive sale price is matched to a strong seven-year/80,000-mile warranty, contributing […]

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LGBT History Month 2019

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History II: Peace, Reconciliation and Activism As we move into the summer and the Pride season starts to get into full swing, we’re looking forward to next February, and its chosen curriculum theme of History. This will be the second time we have visited this subject, and it seems appropriate as 2019 will be the […]

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“This is why we continue”: A Q&A with L Fest Director Cindy Edwards

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Born from a rather different event, L Fest is the UK’s one and only award-winning music, arts and comedy festival for lesbians and allies. This year, the festival site is moving to Bodafon Fields in Llandudno in north Wales. As she battled traffic on her way there, we caught up with festival director Cindy Edwards […]

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“I’m just doing what I do”: An Interview with Karnage Kills

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Toby Hambly Grime rapper Karnage Kills has been making waves since he put out Hoe Diaries last year. He’s been a regular on the London scene and released his debut mixtape Suck It at the end of 2017. Managing to keep up a solid output on the side of his full-time job as a tailor, […]

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Blossomed: Jayne Ozanne

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Sam Bennett ‘Unashamedly gay, unashamedly Christian’ is how Jayne Ozanne is described on her website – but there was a time when she was shamed by her same-sex desires. She grew up in Guernsey, “quite a conservative place”, she tells me at the Kings Arms in Sandford-On-Thames. “Back in the sixties-seventies, I suppose it felt […]

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No Outsiders: An Interview with Courtney Act

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Sam Bennett In February this year Shane Gilberto Jenek, also known as Courtney Act, emerged from the Celebrity Big Brother house as winner of the series. While viewers of Big Brother do relish the fights and bitchiness it usually delivers, the Australian drag queen bonded with people, forming friendships with the likes of Andrew Brady. […]

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Boomtown: The Machine Cannot be Stopped

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Chapter Ten of the Boomtown chronicles finds a world changed far from the dream of Nickolas Boom, a grand city where once only a small village stood, a world of bright lights and dizzying heights, where distraction is the main attraction and the people are divided by the passage of time. The mighty Bang Hai […]

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Barclays announced as headline sponsor for Liverpool Pride 2018

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Organisers of the increasingly popular Liverpool Pride Festival have revealed that Barclays will be the event’s headline sponsor for 2018. The team behind the two-day event are delighted that Barclays – who played a key role in last year’s event – is returning for a second year to continue their support for the festival. Liverpool […]

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Pink Singers’ celebrates 35 years by creating a Mixtape

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London’s magnificent and quintessentially fabulous LGBT+ choir, The Pink Singers, are celebrating 35 years of making music together with some of their favourite songs selected by choir members. Pink Singers are Europe’s longest established LGBT+ choir, bringing people together through the unique power of song. Since 1983 they have been at the forefront of the […]

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Dangers Facing Young LGBT Homeless People Revealed by Depaul Report

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New research by homelessness charity Depaul UK revealed in March that one in four LGBT young people had engaged in sexual activity in exchange for a place to stay while out of stable accommodation. And LGBT young people were twice as likely to have left stable accommodation to escape emotional or mental abuse, according to […]

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