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Interview With John Galea

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Philip Baldwin speaks to John Galea. John Galea is an award-winning singer/songwriter, originally from Great Yarmouth. He started songwriting at the age of 13. John went on to support McFly on tour and subsequently released his first of five EPs. His 2016 hit When You Truly Love Someone was a Top 20 Chart topping track, […]

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Fyne Times Meets: Queen Aerosol

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Charlie Carter (he/she/they) – otherwise known as Queen Aerosol on social media – is a 22-year-old gender-fluid queer artist from the UK. First gaining media attention for their ‘bro to beauty’ makeup transformations, Charlie now has more than 180,000 followers and four million Likes on TikTok, and it just keeps growing. We got in touch […]

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Joel Harper Jackson Stepping Up to the Play

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Northern actor Joel Harper-Jackson has recently taken over the role of M (originally played by Taron Egerton) in COCK the play in London’s West End, alongside Bridgerton’s Jonathan Bailey. Originally the understudy, Joel had to step in mid-show to take over from Taron in the first preview. Here, we discuss this immense pressure and how […]

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Pride’s Got Talent Returns For 10th Spectacular Year

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Pride In London announces today the return of Pride’s Got Talent in 2022. Celebrating 10 years of elevating LGBT+ talent, the extremely popular competition  opens for applications today. Heats will commence in April across the capitals many LGBT+ venues – stay tuned for dates and locations. The final will again take place in the West […]

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Taking Pride in Progress

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As part of its ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion across its 1,700 managed pubs and office network, Greene King has donated £10,000 from the sales of its limited-edition keg beer to the LBGT+ helpline charity, Switchboard.   Progress Pale Ale is the first ever limited-edition keg beer to be brewed by Greene King. To ensure […]

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On the Right Track with POLO

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Leeds-based alt-pop trio, POLO, have recently released their debut album – A Place Between States – a genre-defying exploration of “losing ‘yourself’ to discover yourself”. Ahead of this exciting release, we caught up with non-binary vocalist Kat, to talk about the album, as well as their UK tour which is set to take place in […]

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The creative mind behind the infamous Thameslink LGBT+ train wrap

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From a design apprenticeship, to train dispatching and now conducting for Southern, Mags Luckhurst has gained experience in a range of roles since joining the railway in 2018. They’re sharing their story for LGBT History Month. “When we started planning for Pride Month at the start of 2019, I thought it would be really cool […]

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LGBTQ+ Short Film FEMME

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Jordan is a femme gay man – a label he wears proudly. But every time he steps out of the house with his lipstick on, he remembers his dad’s stark warning: the world will always be a dangerous place for a boy like him. After suffering heartbreak at a nightclub, Jordan meets Wes, a drug […]

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LGBT+ Festival Portugal

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Winner of the World Travel Awards ‘Best European Destination’ award for 4 consecutive years, this Summer, Portugal will play host to an all-inclusive celebration of the diversity of the LGBTQIA+ community. The aptly named LGBT+ Festival will take place from July 1st-3rd 2022. The festival’s main site will be found at the Douro riverbank in […]

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Government Independent Review Announced

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Fighting With Pride are pleased to see the Government announce today an Independent Review of what happened to LGBT+ Veterans.  We expect the review to last about 9 months and will report to Parliament on what needs to happen in the future to support LGBT+ Veterans. Whilst we are pleased to see this cornerstone of […]

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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 […]