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FFLAG: ‘Someone I love has HIV’

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FFLAG launches second edition of support booklet for friends and families of people diagnosed with HIV  As the national charity dedicated to supporting friends and families of LGBT+ individuals, FFLAG aims to offer invaluable support to those facing the emotional challenges that come with a loved one’s HIV diagnosis.   With HIV now affecting as many […]

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Say It Loud Club

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Committed to providing social, emotional, educational and advocacy support for LGBTQ+ refugees and asylum seekers in the UK, Say It Loud was first set up by Ugandan student Aloysius Ssali. By 2003, Ssali and his queer identity had become well known enough for him to become a target, and decided to come to the UK […]

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The Only Gay in the Village

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​The Only Gay in the Village is a touching radio documentary that tells the stories of LGBTQ+ individuals who have lived as the sole gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans or queer person in their towns or villages.   First airing on Tuesday 8th August on Virgin Radio Pride UK, the hour-long heartwarming documentary is narrated by Ian […]

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Childline and Pride

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Statistics  Childline delivered 3,397 counselling sessions over the last year where gender identity and sexuality were a child’s main worry  The service also provided 404 counselling sessions in the past year where young people mentioned of bullying in regards to gender and sexuality  The top five concerns that young people have discussed around sexuality and […]

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New Digital Hub Launches For All Things LGBTQ+ Health and Care

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Members of the LGBTQ+ community in Humber and North Yorkshire can now find tailored health and wellbeing support easily thanks to a new digital hub on the Let’s Get Better website. Launched in conjunction with Pride month, the fresh content has been introduced as part of the Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership’s Let’s […]

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In Conversation with Nick Collier, AKA Ella Vaday

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We had the pleasure of chatting to actor, theatre star, dancer, and Drag Race finalist Nick Collier – otherwise known as Ella Vaday – ahead of their trek along Hadrian’s Wall in aid of breast health awareness charity CoppaFeel. We started by asking about how Nick first got involved…    “I first got involved with CoppaFeel […]

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1,2,3, or More?

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The latest estimates in England show that 4 in 10 children with a sibling are separated from a sibling when placed in care. Led by New Family Social, LGBTQ+ Adoption & Fostering Week starts today (6 March). It asks potential applicants to think about the number of vulnerable children they could parent or care for. […]

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End of Life Care for Trans and Gender Diverse Communities

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New report shows change is needed to make end of life care inclusive for trans and gender diverse people. The way trans and gender diverse people are looked after when they die is examined for the first time in a report published today by Hospice UK. The charity, working with the Gender Identity Research & […]

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A Film of Firsts Starring Ki Griffin

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KINDRED, the animated virtual reality story of the UK’s first openly non-binary parent to adopt a child, made its debut at the Venice Film Festival in September, so we got in touch with star Ki Griffin who plays lead role, Syd, to learn more about the project. Perhaps best known for their role as Ripley […]

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LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week

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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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LGBTQ+ Musicians Experiences with Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

Musicians from LGBTQ+ communities face significant barriers and issues relating to discrimination, sexual harassment and concerns around physical, mental and […]

WIN! A Storydo Family Storybook

Storydo is a ground-breaking platform that allows all types of families to tell their unique story and celebrate their family, […]

Military Charity Fighting With Pride Flies The Flag For LGBT History Month

Liverpool’s HMS Eaglet will host a special Veteran’s Pride event this month celebrating the service of LGBT+ veterans and serving personnel in […]

Franco Labia: Space Pride

Queer engineer and founder and president of Space Pride, Franco Labia is on a mission to diversify the space industry, which […]

Sacha Polak on Silver Haze

Screening at BFI Flare later this year, Silver Haze reunites Dutch writer/director Sacha Polak with British actor Vicky Knight. Having […]

Capturing People’s Truth: Anais Stupka

Anais Stupka is a London-based, Georgian-Italian multimedia artist who grew up in 14 different parts of the world.    Her […]

Philip Baldwin meets Adrian Trett

“It’s a real challenge to be non-binary and open about it in sport.”  Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett is a Liberal Democrat politician […]

Fynest Reads: To Cage a God

To Cage a God combines two things that fascinate me: Russian history and mythology. The book’s backdrop of a brewing […]

LGBT+ History Month 2024

The 2024 theme celebrates LGBT+ peoples’ contribution to the field of Medicine and Healthcare both historically and today.  We want […]

Touch-Me-Not: Ian Humphreys 

Touch-Me-Not  Ian Humphreys     this flower  doesn’t belong  on the canal  hiding  in an airless tunnel  where no-one goes  before […]