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Ringwood Library, Hampshire, Looking To Engage With LGBT+ Veterans

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Ringwood Library has recently launched a Veterans Hub Drop-In, welcoming all service leavers. The Hub meets every Thursday with two sessions, each providing a different aspect: between 10:00-12:00, we meet to discuss shared experiences, participate in activities (such as a monthly cooked brunch!) and access any help and information as needed. Currently, during the afternoon […]

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DWP Armed Forces Champions

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As part of the Armed Forces Covenant, the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) is transforming the way veterans and members of the Armed Forces Community are supported in accessing Jobcentre Plus services, with the introduction of Armed Forces Champions. Armed Forces Champions have specific responsibilities for supporting members of the Armed Forces Community and […]

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22nd Anniversary Of The Lifting Of The Ban On LGBT+ Personnel In The UK Armed Forces

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Today we acknowledge the 22nd anniversary of the lifting of the ban on LGBT+ personnel in the UK Armed Forces. Transgender personnel had been allowed to serve openly from January 1999. Much has been accomplished in the last year, but we still have a long way to go before LGBT+ Veterans and families impacted by that […]

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Pardons Scheme Will Extend to All consensual Gay Sex Convictions Under Newly Abolished Laws

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An increased amount of people will be eligible for a pardon for historical criminal convictions thanks to the new scheme soon to be put into place. Home Secretary Priti Patel is due to announce a plan to “right the wrongs of the past” including the deletion of the wrongful convictions of same-sex activity. This means that those […]

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Somewhere To Belong

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Tuesday 25 – Friday 28 January 2022   The Crypt – VAULT Festival ‘They said “You’re Bi – you like your bread buttered on both sides”, but bread has nothing to do with sex! Butter, maybe, but I’m not so good with dairy…’  Following a successful run at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre, the award-winning Sycorax […]

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MyGwork Secures Additional £1.6m For Global Expansion

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MyGwork, the  global business LGBTQ+ recruitment and networking platform,  has secured  £1.6 million  in the latest funding round led by  24Haymarket  to  grow  its user base and  continue  with  its international  expansion plans. These funds are in addition to  the £0.75 million secured at the end of last year, thanks to the private capital firm’s network of investors.   Headquartered  in London, with […]

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Awkward Productions presents: how to live a jellicle life

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Following the success of Awkward Conversations With Animals I’ve F*cked (Underbelly Edinburgh 2018, King’s Head Theatre + National Tour 2019) Awkward Productions have returned with yet another show about… sexy animals. A one-man comedic parody that celebrates one of the biggest cinematic flops of recent years, Cats. After two sold-out runs, how to live a […]

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THE NEW THEATRE PANTO IS BACK!

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The New Theatre’s unmissable family pantomime is back.  The festive favourite Aladdin opens on Saturday 4 December 2021, featuring eye – popping special effects, stunning songs and dance and a lamp-load of laughter, promising a magic carpet ride for all the family. The colourful scenery and beautiful costumes will provide the perfect backdrop to the […]

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Fighting With Pride Poem

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Anne Cook, Associate Member WRAC was compelled to put pen to paper and write this lovely poem, having seen LGBT+ Veterans march at the Cenotaph.  Thanks to Anne for allowing us to share her poem with you. www.fightingwithpride.org.uk Fighting With Pride. Don’t look at me differently because I am the hero of my story. I […]

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National Service of Remembrance

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On Sunday 14th November Fighting With Pride was delighted to bring together a contingent of amazing LGBT+ Veterans for the National Service of Remembrance and to march past the Cenotaph as a visible cohort for the first time in history. Considering most of us hadn’t marched in decades we were in step most of the […]

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Ringwood Library, Hampshire, Looking To Engage With LGBT+ Veterans

Ringwood Library has recently launched a Veterans Hub Drop-In, welcoming all service leavers. The Hub meets every Thursday with two […]

DWP Armed Forces Champions

As part of the Armed Forces Covenant, the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) is transforming the way veterans and […]

22nd Anniversary Of The Lifting Of The Ban On LGBT+ Personnel In The UK Armed Forces

Today we acknowledge the 22nd anniversary of the lifting of the ban on LGBT+ personnel in the UK Armed Forces. Transgender […]

Pardons Scheme Will Extend to All consensual Gay Sex Convictions Under Newly Abolished Laws

An increased amount of people will be eligible for a pardon for historical criminal convictions thanks to the new scheme soon […]

Somewhere To Belong

Tuesday 25 – Friday 28 January 2022   The Crypt – VAULT Festival ‘They said “You’re Bi – you like your […]

Review: Séayoncé at The Glory

10 December 2021 – Sam Bennett Rudi Douglas sits at the piano, captivating London’s The Glory audience with a gorgeous […]

JANET DEVLIN NEW EP ‘IT’S NOT THAT DEEP’ OUT NOW

Northern-Irish singer-songwriter has released her much-anticipated EP It’s Not That Deep on 10th December, a collection of songs (covers and originals) that […]

MyGwork Secures Additional £1.6m For Global Expansion

MyGwork, the  global business LGBTQ+ recruitment and networking platform,  has secured  £1.6 million  in the latest funding round led by  24Haymarket  to  grow […]

Awkward Productions presents: how to live a jellicle life

Following the success of Awkward Conversations With Animals I’ve F*cked (Underbelly Edinburgh 2018, King’s Head Theatre + National Tour 2019) […]

THE NEW THEATRE PANTO IS BACK!

The New Theatre’s unmissable family pantomime is back.  The festive favourite Aladdin opens on Saturday 4 December 2021, featuring eye […]