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Daniel Foxx: Villain on Tour

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Fast-rising comedian and social media star Daniel Foxx is taking his acclaimed debut show Villain on tour. It’s a show about growing up in the 1990s and 2000s, getting his revenge on school bullies and realising that the film characters you most identify with are the baddies. Foxx, 29, has been described as ‘utterly hilarious […]

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Your Dad Sells Avon IV

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Manchester’s favourite Queer Rave is back back back again and this time, we’re honouring our Queer Icons, who have paved the way, stood with or by us, carried and inspired us. This should not get lost in history and be forgotten about.  Being queer is to be an outsider at perpetual odds with the world […]

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Hurry Up and Wait

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In June 2021, the Hungarian ruling party Fidesz under Viktor Orbán passed a law banning the portrayal of homosexuality to minors. This represents an attempt to make queerness invisible in Hungarian public life. At the same time, the German miniseries KaDeWe – Our Time Is Now, was being shot in Budapest. It depicts – among […]

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Neon MUA

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Otherwise known as Neon MUA, Darius Mckiver (he/him/his) is a makeup artists and content creator who works to spread awareness about the ways beauty is represented for black creators, especially within the queer community. We spoke to Darius about his career journey as well as asking for some hidden hacks and his favourite and least […]

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Finding the Light in It With Suzi Ruffell

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Suzi’s brand-new show is all about settling down (but not settling), becoming a mother (without becoming mumsy) and still worrying about everything – of course she is – have you seen the news? We caught up with Suzi to chat about the upcoming show, Snappy, as well as this post-pandemic anxiety, queer motherhood, and diversity in […]

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Catherine Elms: ‘I Have Seen It, I Do Not Fear It’

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Queer singer-songwriter Catherine Elms self-releases her debut album ‘I Have Seen It, I Do Not Fear It’ on 18 November 2022. Drawing on her experiences as a person with mental illness, a queer woman, and an introverted musician, Catherine creates a lush sonic world that tells stories of surviving hardship, and of taking our toughest […]

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The Coast Is Queer

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Three days of accessible, lively literary conversations, panels, workshops and films celebrating some of our best and brightest LGBTQ+ writers. Brighton & Hove’s festival of LGBTQ+ writing is back in real, queer life. Following an online edition of the festival in 2021 attracting viewers from all over the world, The Coast Is Queerproducers, New Writing […]

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Queer Tattoo

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In recent years, having received a considerable boost by social media, a young and dynamic scene has emerged that is dedicated to what has become known as queer tattooing. This special community, which is growing steadily, has been born out of a desire to break with the hierarchies and patriarchal structures of traditional tattoo art. […]

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Pride and Kink at Battersea

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Having spent a lifetime being an inspiration to others, queer, Crip (disabled) artist Dan Daw is finally seizing the moment to inspire himself. Teaming up with theatre director Mark Maughan (The Claim, Petrification), Dan takes ownership of the beautiful mess that encompasses all he is, letting go of who he once was to make room […]

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Fynest Reads: Showcasing the Very Best of Queer Literature

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In this edition of our Fynest Reads series, we were lucky enough to hear from Birmingham-based LGBT+ bookshop, Proud Geek, who aim to be your one-stop-online-shop for everything geeky and queer. Whether you’re a book geek, a comic geek or a film geek, you’ll find something that was created by, and for people just like […]

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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 […]