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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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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London Shopfronts

London Shopfronts is an illustrated love letter to London and the vivacious and diverse independent shops that add colour to the Big Smoke. The book showcases some of the most loved and vibrant LGBTQ+ venues across the capital. From the wonderful Dalston Superstore bedecked with bunting, to Gay’s the Word, the first LGBTQ+ bookshop to […]


We Three Interview

Oregon-based alt-pop trio, We Three, have built up a passionate and global safe space for their fanbase with their anthemic, emotive and life-affirming songs. I got in touch with the siblings, Manny, Bethany, and Joshua, to find out about their forthcoming album Love Me (out 21 July), which is set to be their rawest and […]


Fynest Reads: Pluto Press

This edition’s Fynests reads were provided by Pluto Press, a radical political publishing house founded in 1969. As one of the world’s oldest radical publishers, Pluto’s focus remains making timely interventions in contemporary struggles. “Though our collective outlook has developed over time, we proudly identify as anti-capitalist, internationalist and politically independent.” They recommended two great […]


The Queer Comedy Club

The UK’s first permanent LGBTQ+ comedy club opened its doors in Archway, London, this May.   The Queer Comedy Club will give queer audiences and their friends the chance to enjoy stand-up comedy, knowing they’ll be hearing relevant, relatable, and most importantly of all, rib-ticklingly funny comedy that reflects their own lives. It will also be […]

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The Shortlist For The 2024 Gaydio Pride Awards

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Gaydio has announced the shortlist for the Gaydio Pride Awards 2024 with Hilton, a ceremony dedicated to recognising and celebrating the efforts made to better LGBTQ+ lives in the UK. Those shortlisted for the 13award categories, will be honoured at a glitzy ceremony in February 2024 at Manchester’s Hilton hotel, where guests will enjoy an evening […]

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Effective Swiping: Online Dating Strategies


While online dating may seem straightforward, achieving meaningful connections is often not so simple. Many factors come into play, from the psychology of first impressions to the algorithms that power these platforms. A better understanding of these elements can turn aimless swiping into a more productive process.  Understanding the Algorithm  Most online dating apps utilize […]

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We Need Your Help – Please Write to Your MP


Thank you for your amazing support to FWP’s campaign for restorative justice for LGBT+ veterans affected by the ‘gay ban’ and for those who were dismissed because they were perceived to be gay.  In little more than 3 years we have taken this campaign from a standing start to see a rare apology on behalf of the […]

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Gaydio Pride Awards 2024


Gaydio have announced that The Gaydio Pride Awards 2024 with Hilton will take place on Friday 16th February 2024 – with nominations open from today (Monday 23rd October 2023).  The 2024 ceremony will be dedicated to recognising and celebrating the efforts made to better LGBTQ+ lives in the UK – with a focus on regional […]

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Diversity Choir’s Nautical Adventure

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London’s foremost LGBT+ chamber chorus “Diversity Choir” has announced a brand new repertoire for its winter concert – inspired by the sea.The evening concert at St Giles Cripplegate, takes in Cecilia McDowall’s “Shipping Forecast”; Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Meeres Stille und Glückliche Fahrt”; Cole Porter’s “Blow, Gabriel, Blow”; Disney’s crowdpleaser “Under The Sea”; Gilbert & Sullivan’s […]

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Addressing The Challenges Faced By LGBTQ+ Veterans

A Path Towards Inclusion and Care By Jonathan Buckerfield, Deputy CEO and Head of Income Generation at Opening Doors In […]

The Making of Pinocchio

A true tale of love and transition told through the story of Pinocchio but set in a fictional film studio. […]

MyGwork’s WorkFair 2023

Organised by myGwork, the largest global LGBTQ+ talent platform, #WorkFair 2023 will return on 18 October featuring hundreds of jobs […]

Amplifying The Voices

Philip Baldwin interviews Linda Riley, the Publisher and CEO of DIVA Magazine and the Founder of Lesbian Visibility Week.   […]

Interview With John Galea

Philip Baldwin speaks to John Galea. John Galea is an award-winning singer/songwriter, originally from Great Yarmouth. He started songwriting at […]

Fyne Meets Sam Fine

New York based Author and makeup Artist, Sam Fine has had a rich and exciting career, with various accolades including […]

Interview with The Aces

With total global streams surmounting 200M+ and UK streams surpassing 18M+, The Aces are changing what it means to be […]

Waltzing The Blue Gods

Award-winning international arts organisation, Jaivant Patel Company, considered one of the leading voices in South Asian LGBTQIA+ narratives, aims to […]

Disruptive Fashion

Disruptive fashion brand 1133 debut in immersive theatrical performance for City of London’s Bartholomew Fair.  Artists take part in the […]

Make A Noise this Anti-Bullying Week

 What is it?  Anti-Bullying Week is an annual UK event held in the third week of November which aims to […]