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Franco Labia: Space Pride

Queer engineer and founder and president of Space Pride, Franco Labia is on a mission to diversify the space industry, which as it stands is an ‘elite old boys club’ with a serious lack of any visible LGBTQIA+ community. We got in touch with Franco to discuss Space Pride – an international charity dedicated to celebrating […]

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Sacha Polak on Silver Haze

Screening at BFI Flare later this year, Silver Haze reunites Dutch writer/director Sacha Polak with British actor Vicky Knight. Having worked together on Dirty God in 2019, Sacha Polak’s new film is loosely based on Knight’s own experiences as a child, and explores the confrontation of trauma, the juxtaposition socioeconomic status, and the concept of […]

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Capturing People’s Truth: Anais Stupka

Anais Stupka is a London-based, Georgian-Italian multimedia artist who grew up in 14 different parts of the world.    Her work was initially influenced by the diversity of beauty she noticed around the world, actively going beyond the surface of beauty that is easily acknowledged to focus more on the beauty that can be challenging […]

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Blackstage: Breaking Moulds

In conversation with three founders pioneering safe(r) community spaces in the pole industry – Beanie the Jet, Cutie Whippingham, Gemma Rose     Hosted by Bloggeronpole, Dr Carolina Are  Dr Carolina Are – @ray.marsh    6:45PM, SATURDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2024  THE COMMON PRESS, LONDON  LIMITED TICKETS HERE | £21.50      Blackstage, the award-winning Black Queer […]

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Meeting Myra Dubois

The self-declared ‘siren of South Yorkshire’, Myra Dubois is righting a historical wrong by returning to Oxford following a covid-induced cancellation during her last tour. Be Well is a is a sardonic side-eye at the Wellness Industrial Complex, calling out the ‘celebrity snake oil merchants’ with her acid-tongued, quick-witted comedy that is guaranteed to leave you […]

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What Makes Me: K Flay

Singer, musician, songwriter, and rapper Kristine Flaherty – otherwise known as K. Flay – has had a busy year so far with the ‘start of her next chapter’ of music. Following the release of the new full-length studio album MONO, we got in touch with the relentlessly boundary-pushing artist to find out, what makes K. […]

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10 Ways to Be an Ally to Black LGBT People

By Stonewall’s Bame/POC Staff Network  Black LGBT people have been severely affected by the global pandemic, as well as the trauma of systemic racism, homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia experienced by the entire community. Now more than ever, we need allies to step up and take action.  We know that many people have looked to find […]

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The Death and Life of All of Us

Victor Esses is a Queer Jewish-Lebanese-Brazilian theatre maker, writer and performer who looks at the difficult aspects of our lives and makes them seem more manageable. His newest show, The Death and Life of All of Us is a story of intergenerational shame, family secrets and history which has been in the making for 20 […]

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LGBTQ+ Musicians Experiences with Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

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Musicians from LGBTQ+ communities face significant barriers and issues relating to discrimination, sexual harassment and concerns around physical, mental and financial wellbeing – according to new research released today from the Musicians’ Union and Help Musicians. Over a third of LGBTQ+ musicians (37%) have experienced or witnessed discrimination based on sexuality whilst working as a […]

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WIN! A Storydo Family Storybook

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Storydo is a ground-breaking platform that allows all types of families to tell their unique story and celebrate their family, simply by answering questions and uploading images. The bespoke, hardcover, A4 book captures the child’s story from grandparents, pregnancy, and birth, right through to the family’s best holidays. Storydo books include all the people and […]

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Military Charity Fighting With Pride Flies The Flag For LGBT History Month

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Liverpool’s HMS Eaglet will host a special Veteran’s Pride event this month celebrating the service of LGBT+ veterans and serving personnel in the UK’s Armed Forces. In a first event of its kind, Veterans Pride will take place during LGBT history month on Saturday 10th February and has been created and organised by a team of partner military charities […]

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Philip Baldwin meets Adrian Trett

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“It’s a real challenge to be non-binary and open about it in sport.”  Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett is a Liberal Democrat politician and also enthusiastic about sport. Adrian is non-binary, living with HIV and was a gold medallist at the recent Gay Games.   Tell us about non-binary representation in sport.  Within sport, it’s rare for people to be […]

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Fynest Reads: To Cage a God

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To Cage a God combines two things that fascinate me: Russian history and mythology. The book’s backdrop of a brewing people’s revolt against a magically gifted upper class evokes some parallels to the real-world tensions surrounding the decline of the Russian empire and the House of Romanov. However, the story also explores themes around the […]

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LGBT+ History Month 2024

The 2024 theme celebrates LGBT+ peoples’ contribution to the field of Medicine and Healthcare both historically and today.  We want […]

Touch-Me-Not: Ian Humphreys 

Touch-Me-Not  Ian Humphreys     this flower  doesn’t belong  on the canal  hiding  in an airless tunnel  where no-one goes  before […]

Daniel Foxx: Villain on Tour

Fast-rising comedian and social media star Daniel Foxx is taking his acclaimed debut show Villain on tour. It’s a show […]

Micheal Marouli: Angels of The North

Ahead of the Angels of The North taking place this April, one third of the group and Drag Race finalist […]

Causeway: Protecting the Vulnerable

Married at First Sight UK star Matt Jameson has joined forces with modern slavery charity Causeway to shine a light […]

FFLAG: ‘Someone I love has HIV’

FFLAG launches second edition of support booklet for friends and families of people diagnosed with HIV  As the national charity […]

LGBTQ+ History Month at Royal Museums Greenwich

Royal Museums Greenwich will once again celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with a range of events for all ages, including a […]

Say It Loud Club

Committed to providing social, emotional, educational and advocacy support for LGBTQ+ refugees and asylum seekers in the UK, Say It […]

Snails and Oysters

Zayna Brookhouse (She, They)  You might think an unusual title for a piece in the Fyne Times, however if you […]

Claiming Our Past: LGBT+ Historical Figures

In celebration of LBGT+ History Month – the theme for this year being Medicine – we’re highlighting LGBT+ peoples’ contribution […]