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TART Pride

A “gorgeously queer” new festival is coming to Oxford! Local not-for-profit events company T(ART) Productions are putting on a brand new festival called T(ART) Pride from 1 – 24 July. The festival promises to be a fabulous month of workshops, performances, and social events for LGBTQIA+ people and their allies in Oxford. T(ART) Pride asks […]

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Understanding The Conversion Therapy Ban

What is Conversion Therapy?   Conversion therapy tries to change someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity. The ‘therapy’ itself can look wildly different place-to-place as people who force it on others don’t really know what they’re doing. Some of these might look like:   pseudo-scientific counselling sessions  pain-inducing “aversion therapy”  being induced to ingest “purifying” substances  threatening […]

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Tropicana Queer Comedy Cabaret makes its Oxford Debut

Join queer cabaret icon and performance tour-de-force Aidan Sadler as they take you on the award winning journey to Tropicana!   Nothing is safe from ridicule so be led on an exploration of body image, heteronormativity and sometimes wearing a dress round the house on a muggy day.  At Tropicana audiences will experience belting 80’s synth-pop nostalgia […]

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Finding Somewhere to Belong

Somewhere To Belong, a funny and gloriously unsubtle theatre show about bisexuality that amplifies the voices of those who are attracted to more than one gender and seeks to stamp out biphobia – is coming to The Old Fire Station in Oxford on 12 May. Here, we spoke to writer and performer Kim Scopes to […]

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LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week

The latest data from the Adoption and Special Guardianship Leadership Board (the ASGLB), published last week, has shown a decline in the number of adoptions since 2015, with children waiting longer to be placed with a family. But as we mark LGBT+ Adoption & Fostering Week from the 7 to 11 of March, it’s time […]

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Fynest Reads: Showcasing the Very Best of Queer Literature

In this edition of our Fynest Reads series, we were lucky enough to hear from Birmingham-based LGBT+ bookshop, Proud Geek, who aim to be your one-stop-online-shop for everything geeky and queer. Whether you’re a book geek, a comic geek or a film geek, you’ll find something that was created by, and for people just like […]

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Ellis Atlantis: Beauty Hygiene Plus

Makeup artist and BBC’s Glow-Up Star, Ellis Atlantis has recently released a brand-new range of beauty hygiene products set to take the industry by storm. The collection, Beauty Hygiene Plus consists of four antibacterial and antiviral products and hopes to provide a revolutionary, effective, simple and quick way of ensuring your makeup kit is in […]

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The creative mind behind the infamous Thameslink LGBT+ train wrap

From a design apprenticeship, to train dispatching and now conducting for Southern, Mags Luckhurst has gained experience in a range of roles since joining the railway in 2018. They’re sharing their story for LGBT History Month. “When we started planning for Pride Month at the start of 2019, I thought it would be really cool […]

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Review: Somewhere to Belong

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4 STARS  Somewhere to belong was a brilliantly witty and clever exploration of societal views on bisexuality and the implications of this often damaging narrative on all people who are attracted to more than one gender. Using the setting of a gameshow, Kim Scopes – the writer and performer – demonstrated the ridiculous and often […]

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Review: The Mountaintop

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Boni Adeliyi stands at the front of The Theatre Chipping Norton stage, reeling off a plethora of names from Black history. It’s possibly the most transfixing moment from Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, in which Adeliyi plays Camae, the maid who delivers Martin Luther King Jr’s room service on the last night of his life. It […]

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Songs of Queer Women

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When banks and sandwich shops have more pride than we do, where can we go to be with our tribe? It’s 2022. There’s a rainbow flag in every high street window – and no lesbian bar. Enter The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs. Iman Qureshi breaks new ground writing a comedy about a lesbian community choir struggling […]

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Pride and Kink at Battersea

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Having spent a lifetime being an inspiration to others, queer, Crip (disabled) artist Dan Daw is finally seizing the moment to inspire himself. Teaming up with theatre director Mark Maughan (The Claim, Petrification), Dan takes ownership of the beautiful mess that encompasses all he is, letting go of who he once was to make room […]

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Trixie Mattel: “GROWN UP” Re-scheduled Tour

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She’s back, Drag Queen, musician, stand up comedian, entertainer, entrepreneur. After a successful UK tour in 2018, All Stars 3 winner Trixie Mattel returns for a full length theatre tour! Trixie Mattel announces a thirteen date UK tour to hit our shores this April and May 2022. The theatre tour will take the pop culture icon, music groundbreaker […]

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The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs

It’s 2022. There’s a rainbow flag in every high street window – and no lesbian bar.   Enter The Ministry […]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Comes to New Theatre Cardiff

PERFORMANCES BEGIN ON TUESDAY 3RD MAY  Michael Harrison and the Really Useful Group are delighted to announce that direct from […]

How to Be 🌈(in Vegas)

To mark the Transgender Day of Visibility on 31 March 2022, Las Vegas released the first episode of its brand […]

Travis Alabanza: Fun Selfish Desire

Theatre Royal Stratford East’s Burn It Down is a series of six newly commissioned script-in-hand performances about urgent political issues. […]

Anthony Stevens – is a textile artist

Stevens describes a pivotal ‘breakdown’ – more as a ‘breakthrough’ moment in his life, when he was sorting the disjointed […]

The Values of Real Brighton

Brighton takes centre stage in a new book from Red Dog Press. New Brighton by Helen Trevorrow is an action-packed […]

Come in, Oxford

Katy Owen is a graduate of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, where she read contemporary performance practice: […]

Diverse Matters

Diverse Matters is a diversity and inclusion consultancy that works with organisations within the UK and globally to embed diversity […]

Pride’s Got Talent Returns For 10th Spectacular Year

Pride In London announces today the return of Pride’s Got Talent in 2022. Celebrating 10 years of elevating LGBT+ talent, […]

Scarlett Harlett: Playing on Paradise

“I wish I had someone,” Scarlett Harlett light-heartedly tells Sam Bennett on Valentine’s Day, “I don’t even have my animals, […]