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The Arts Council of Wales

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The Arts Council of Wales: making the arts central to the life and wellbeing of the nation.  The Arts Council of Wales is an independent charity, established by Royal Charter in 1994. We’re the official body that funds and develops the arts in Wales. The money we distribute comes from both the Welsh Government and […]

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Pink Summits Launched LGBTIQ+ Scholarship for Adventurers

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Pink Summits launched a scholarship sponsored by Osprey. Application deadline: May 17, 2023. Pink Summits wants to attract new members into their core team to support the campaign aim: to strengthen the visibility of LGBTIQ+ people in adventure sports.  The scholarship amount in 2023 is 3.000 EUR (around 3200 USD) that can be used 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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Stonewall – Top 100 LGBTQ+ Inclusive Employers

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Europe’s largest charity for lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer rights, Stonewall, has today launched its hotly anticipated Top 100 Employers List and named legal firm Clifford Chance as the UK’s most inclusive employer.   Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers List is the UK’s leading ranking of employers from public, private and third sectors, based on how […]

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LGBT+ History Month 2023: Behind the Lens 

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Claiming our past – Celebrating our present – Creating our future  The LGBT+ History Month 2023 #BehindTheLens celebrates LGBT+ peoples’ contribution to cinema and film from behind the lens. Directors, cinematographers, screenwriters, producers, animators, costume designers, special effects, make-up artists, lighting directors, musicians, choreographers and beyond. Here, lgbtplushistorymonth.co.uk have selected four queer icons who perfectly […]

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BFI Flare

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“With a little imagination, you can change people’s lives.”   BFI Flare – the London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival – is renowned for screening the best in contemporary LGBTQIA+ cinema from around the globe. Ahead of this year’s event taking place on 15-26 March, we were lucky enough to speak with programmer Brian Robinson who takes us behind […]

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Is That Right, FIFA? Campaign

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Qatar is currently hosting one of the biggest sports events – FIFA World Cup 2022. The controversial location of the most watched football tournament in the world is the reason for the Bulgarian human rights Foundation GLAS and the creative agency proof. to launch a campaign that shines a light on several of the issues […]

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LGBT+ History Month Theme Launch 2023

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We invite you to the online theme launch for LGBT+ History Month 2023: #BehindTheLens At 6.30pm (GMT) on Thursday 24th November we will be beaming to you live from the Cinema Museum in London.  Please register here: www.eventbrite.com We are joined by the co-founder of LGBT+ History Month Professor Emeritus Sue Sanders and Stuart Milk from the Harvey Milk Foundation, alongside a […]

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Queer Night Pride

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The third Queer Night Pride demonstration will take place in London in response to yet another massive rise in annual hate crime figures. See ‘Night Pride Is Reclaiming the Streets For LGBTQ People’ from Queer Night Pride 2. Official government statistics* from 2021-2022 have reported a 41% increase in hate crimes against Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual […]

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Celebrating 50 Years of Progress 

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Majority of Brits (69%) consider themselves LGBTQ+ allies but little is known about the origins of the Pride movement, research reveals. To support LGBTQ+ communities, Greene King is donating 20p from every pint and 10p from every bottle sold of its Progress Pale Ale to Switchboard LGBT+ charity.  Fifty years on from the UK’s first […]

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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 […]