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Queer Tattoo

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In recent years, having received a considerable boost by social media, a young and dynamic scene has emerged that is dedicated to what has become known as queer tattooing. This special community, which is growing steadily, has been born out of a desire to break with the hierarchies and patriarchal structures of traditional tattoo art. […]

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TART Pride

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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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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

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It’s 2022. There’s a rainbow flag in every high street window – and no lesbian bar.   Enter The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs: a lesbian choir on a mission to unite its community.  Soho Theatre and Damsel Productions, the theatre company championing women’s untold stories, announces the eight-strong cast for the premiere of award-winning writer […]

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Comes to New Theatre Cardiff

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PERFORMANCES BEGIN ON TUESDAY 3RD MAY  Michael Harrison and the Really Useful Group are delighted to announce that direct from two triumphant seasons at The London Palladium, the sensational brand-new production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat comes to the New Theatre, Cardiff from Tuesday 3rd May to […]

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Tropicana Queer Comedy Cabaret makes its Oxford Debut

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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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The UK Prison System on Stage

Cell Outs is a dark comedy written and performed by two ex-prison officers. It follows the true experiences of two […]

FORMS OF INTIMACY: A CELEBRATION OF PRIDE

Forms of Intimacy: A Celebration of Pride explores the concept of intimacy through the works of LGBTQIA+ photographers and artists […]

Queer Spaces

A Queer independent bookshop in Glasgow; an ice cream parlour in Cuba, where strawberry is the Queerest choice; a cathedral […]

LGBTQ Comedian of The Year Awards

Comedy Bloomers LGBTQ+ Comedian of the year is set for The Clapham Grand on June the 14th 2022. Fresh comedy […]

GREENE KING WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD AT RAINBOW HONOURS

Leading pub company and brewer Greene King’s LGBTQ+ employee led inclusion group, The Village Greene has been awarded the coveted […]

WorkPride 2022

With an increasing number of companies wanting to ensure LGBTQ+ inclusion at work, myGwork’s upcoming WorkPride 2022 is well-timed to […]

Pride in Education

5th Pride in Education conference set to combat prejudice and champion LGBTIQA+ inclusion. The international Pride in Education conference is […]

Protect LGBTQ+ Rights – Pride Month

June is Pride Month in the UK. This will be celebrated in a number of ways moving forwards into summer. […]

Lottie London Is Launching Its Official Proud to Be Collection

Lottie London is fuelled by passion and artistry of its fans. Founded on the key pillars of creativity, diversity and […]

Joel Harper Jackson Stepping Up to the Play

Northern actor Joel Harper-Jackson has recently taken over the role of M (originally played by Taron Egerton) in COCK the […]