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LGBTQ+ Musicians Experiences with Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

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Musicians from LGBTQ+ communities face significant barriers and issues relating to discrimination, sexual harassment and concerns around physical, mental and financial wellbeing – according to new research released today from the Musicians’ Union and Help Musicians. Over a third of LGBTQ+ musicians (37%) have experienced or witnessed discrimination based on sexuality whilst working as a […]

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

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Liverpool’s HMS Eaglet will host a special Veteran’s Pride event this month celebrating the service of LGBT+ veterans and serving personnel in the UK’s Armed Forces. In a first event of its kind, Veterans Pride will take place during LGBT history month on Saturday 10th February and has been created and organised by a team of partner military charities […]

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LGBT+ History Month 2024

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The 2024 theme celebrates LGBT+ peoples’ contribution to the field of Medicine and Healthcare both historically and today.  We want to showcase the amazing work of LGBT+ staff across the NHS and in other healthcare settings, in providing healthcare, especially during the pandemic. Whilst still shining a light on the history of the LGBT+ community’s […]

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Blackstage: Breaking Moulds

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In conversation with three founders pioneering safe(r) community spaces in the pole industry – Beanie the Jet, Cutie Whippingham, Gemma Rose     Hosted by Bloggeronpole, Dr Carolina Are  Dr Carolina Are – @ray.marsh    6:45PM, SATURDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2024  THE COMMON PRESS, LONDON  LIMITED TICKETS HERE | £21.50      Blackstage, the award-winning Black Queer […]

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LGBTQ+ History Month at Royal Museums Greenwich

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Royal Museums Greenwich will once again celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with a range of events for all ages, including a family festival, an after-hours symposium, and a masquerade ball.     Out at Sea  17 February, 11am-4pm  Visit the National Maritime Museum for the annual Out at Sea festival, celebrating queer maritime history through the ages. […]

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Snails and Oysters

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Zayna Brookhouse (She, They)  You might think an unusual title for a piece in the Fyne Times, however if you too were consumed by the film Spartacus then you might know what I’m talking about.  So, how do we explain and encourage those to accept our sexuality orientation and gender identity in the simplest ways […]

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Claiming Our Past: LGBT+ Historical Figures

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In celebration of LBGT+ History Month – the theme for this year being Medicine – we’re highlighting LGBT+ peoples’ contribution to the field of Medicine and Healthcare both historically and today. Here, lgbtplushistorymonth.co.uk have provided us with a few historical figures who paved the way for LGBTQ+ people in STEM today.     Sophia Jex-Blake  Medical […]

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The Big Causeway Regift

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Married at First Sight UK star Matt Jameson has joined forces with modern slavery charity Causeway to launch The Big Causeway Regift.  The campaign encourages the public to donate unwanted Christmas presents and gift vouchers to survivors of modern slavery.  Modern slavery is on the rise, with over 100,000 individuals currently trapped in modern slavery […]

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Justice For LGBT+ Armed Forces Veterans

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This morning, Rishi Sunak received an open letter from The Fighting With Pride LGBT+ Veterans Coalition regarding his recent apology on behalf of the British Nation for horrific sexual abuse and violence, bullying and Harassment endured by service personnel. In the letter, The Prime Minister was urged to ensure that these veterans are not let down […]

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Addressing The Challenges Faced By LGBTQ+ Veterans

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A Path Towards Inclusion and Care By Jonathan Buckerfield, Deputy CEO and Head of Income Generation at Opening Doors In a world that is slowly but surely becoming more inclusive towards the LGBTQ+ community, it is a sad necessity to reflect on the chapters of history that continue to affect the lives of many today. […]

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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 […]