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MINUTE TAKER RELEASES LONG-AWAITED SYNTH-POP ALBUM WOLF HOURS ON 28 JAN 2022 PRECEDED BY THE EMOTIVE SINGLE “LEAD YOU HOME” ON 14 JAN 2022 This year has seen independent Manchester-based musician Minute Taker (aka Ben McGarvey) perform live in front of thousands at Manchester Pride. Then After The Rain, his recent single featuring LGBTQ+ icon […]

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Ugly Duck Presents: @Disturbance

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Ugly Duck presents: @Disturbance 30th November, 2021 at Ugly Duck, Bermondsey and Online 7pm – 10pm / £3 – £8 Following an extensive callout for exciting, interdisciplinary LGBTQI+ performers, Ugly Duck presents @Disturbance on Tuesday November 30th. An evening showcase of radical international artists, @Disturbance has been programmed with both live and digital viewers in […]

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Swan Song in the Capital

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Following its critically acclaimed sell-out run at Liverpool Theatre Festival and Northern tour, Swan Song, a revised comedy by acclaimed playwright Jonathan Harvey, is heading to London for one week only. Swan Song was first staged at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 1997, before transferring to Hampstead Theatre with Rebecca Front in the lead role. […]

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From Maths to Magic with Rhys Morgan

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After an 18-month hiatus, Morgan & West are back on the road with their magic show for kids; and of course, any childish grown-ups who happen to be there! Here, one half of the duo – Rhys Morgan – tells a little more about what we can expect from the show as well as delving into his […]

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Fynest Reads

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We’re very excited to kick off the first in our series of Fynest Reads, in which we’ll explore the very best of LGBTQIA+ Literature. Benjamin Alire Sáenz – author of the multi-award-winning international bestseller, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – is this October, set to release the highly-anticipated sequel, entitled Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World. Here, we find out a little more about it…  Publisher: Simon & Schuster […]

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Jodie Harsh

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Club Culture Feet To be fair, Wednesday’s a little late to ask someone how their weekend was. “What did I do?” Jodie Harsh muses, then remembering her DJ set on the Isle of Man. On the Friday, Harsh also appeared at Omeara near London Bridge for ‘Feel It’, the queer club night she coproduces with Little Gay Brother. It helps her keep a foot in London queer club culture, she says, “where I […]

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The Influence of Black Cinema

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How 90’s Black Cinema and Its Subsequent Resurgence Influenced the World. It’s no secret that black representation within film has been known to be dubious. Racist or archaic caricatures, particularly within mainstream cinema, spurred a cinematic revolution during the ’90s that gave black cinema a long-overdue voice and a pedestal to direct the world’s gaze […]

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Tokyo Rose: Rewriting Her Story

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‘Tokyo Rose’, originally a generic nickname given to female broadcasters accused of spreading Japanese propaganda to the Allied Forces during WWII, became synonymous with American-born Iva Ikuko Toguri D’Aquino. For decades, the English-language broadcaster (who worked for Tokyo Radio on transmissions to US soldiers stationed in the South Pacific) was identified as the original perpetrator, […]

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Review: First Time

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“Shit!” says Nathaniel Hall as people take their seats at Oxford’s North Wall, having already seen the performer’s legs and feet poking out from under a duvet. “Talk amongst yourselves,” he suggests, hurriedly trying to tidy up last night’s party. He calls out to technical manager Joel Clements, “Can we get some music on? Loosen this […]

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Review: Bat out of Hell

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Bat out of Hell: the award winning musical featuring Jim Steinman and MeatLoaf’s Greatest Hits At the New Theatre, Oxford until Saturday 16th October Bat out of Hell is Meatloaf’s iconic album, forty-five minutes of smash hits released in 1977, and is one of the best-selling albums of all time and has sold more than 50 million copies. You probably know […]

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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 […]