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Aberystwyth University named Black History Month Diversity Champion

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  Aberystwyth University has been named a 2016 Black History Month Diversity Champion. The award was given in recognition of the University’s promotion and programme of events of this year’s Black History Month as well as its commitment to diversity. On Friday 28 October at 6.30pm, a special panel discussion will be held in the […]

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Exciting Plans for Exeter Pride 2017

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EXCITING plans are being made for Exeter Pride on Saturday, May 13, 2017. It will be the biggest free celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) communities in the county of Devon – and is one of the first in the UK summer calendar of similar such events. The ninth annual event will […]

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Rhondda Cynon Taf Council at Pride Cymru 2016

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Following on from last years successful attendance at Pride Cymru, Rhondda Cynon Taf Council once again attended Pride Cymru, to speak to local Pride goers about what they want the Council to consider when delivering services, to help improve the lives of local LGBT+ residents across the region. They joined forces with 7 other Local […]

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“Embracing the freaks”

The current UK tour of Rocky Horror comes to New Theatre Oxford 13th-31st December.

Sam Bennett sits down with Charlie Condou at the Randolph Hotel, the venue for the Rocky Horror Show Oxford launch, to discuss same sex families, Coronation Street, and feeling different… “There wasn’t anything for same sex families events wise,” Charlie Condou says of life before he set up Out with the Family, an initiative described […]

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Unfairly convicted gay men to get pardon

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Gay men in England and Wales who were convicted of now-abolished sexual offences will receive an official pardon, the government has announced. There are currently thousands of men in the UK who were convicted under laws which made consensual same-sex acts illegal, even though they are perfectly legal today. The un-equal age of consent and […]

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Simon Cowell says sorry for back door joke

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X factor judge Simon Cowell has said sorry after he seemingly joked about a TV presenter’s sexuality and caused upset among many viewers. Simon was appearing on the X Factor spin-off show Xtra Factor when the comment was made by the 57 year-old music mogul, which is co-hosted by openly gay singer and previous contestant […]

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Pope welcomes homosexuals, but dismisses LGBT issues in education

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Pope Francis has continued to surprise the Catholic world by calling for homosexuals and transsexuals to be accepted and embraced by the Church. However, he did add that he is strongly opposed to schools promoting or endorsing such tendencies. The official line from the Vatican is that homosexual acts are sinful but homosexuality as an orientation […]

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First pride flag in space

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LGBTs have now officially made their mark on space! Not content with having out flag flying over town halls on Pride day, the rainbow flag has now made its way into space! The flag was reportedly sent up with the aid of a high-altitude balloon in August and the GoPro footage has just been released. […]

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First British Royal comes out

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For the first time ever, a member of the British Royal family has revealed they are gay. Lord Ivar Mountbatten, who is the Queen’s cousin, has come out as gay and in love with a man, following his divorce in 2011. Lord Mountbatten told the Mail on Sunday that he is in a long-term relationship […]

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Boy stands in the way of anti-gay march

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A photo is circulating on the internet of a 12 year old boy standing up to thousands of people on an anti-gay march in Mexico. Taken at the weekend, the boy is shown standing in the road in front of 11,000 protesters with his arms open wide. It later emerged that the young boy has […]

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Coleg y Cymoedd: Our Mission is your future success

Coleg y Cymoedd: Our Mission is your future success Serving the communities of two local authorities in South Wales central […]

“I Looked Down… It Was the Best Feeling in the Whole World”

Summer in the City, the UK’s largest and longest-running online video festival, returns to ExCel London 9-11 August. Sunday’s Gender […]

Shea Couleé Comes to DragWorld

In August DragWorld returns to Olympia London after two victorious years of glamour, glitter and big hair, where thousands of […]

Hampshire Constabulary – Call Centre Management – A Day In The Life

FIRST CONTACT    Hi, my name is Jane. I have been part of the contact management team at Hampshire Constabulary […]

Safe Spaces for LGBT+ Expats

Choosing where to set up base when you’re an LGBT+ expat can be difficult. Not only do you have the […]

Expert Tips: Hiring an exclusive use wedding venue

Spring 2019 Congratulations on your engagement – let the fun begin. One of the earliest, hardest and probably most important […]

The Wrong Kind of 80s Revival

I’ve written in these pages previously about Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988; a pernicious little sinew of discriminatory law that […]

What God Says I Am

Passion, Fashion and the Plight of LGBTQ Refugees  Toby Hambly Lubega Adrac Musa, director of Lunko Haute Couture, speaks to me from a town […]

“We Have to be Continually Vigilant”

Co-founder of Stonewall Lisa Power talks evil, the Aids pandemic and remembering our history.  Stonewall celebrates its 30th birthday this year – how proud are you?  Very […]

Sweat, ‘Sissies’ and Spreadsheets

At the time of speaking, a “fucking busy” Reuben Kaye is about to get ready for a show that night at London’s Café […]