BOOK REVIEW: The Life and Treasures of Collector Charles Leslie: Kevin Clarke

The Art of Looking The Life and Treasures of Collector Charles Leslie Kevin Clarke Have you heard of Charles Leslie? Thomas Mann pinched his butt. He has the biggest penis...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017

LGBT HISTORY MONTH: Cambridge Event: ‘Gay in the 80s’ looks back on a pivotal era in the LGBT movement’s history

Ahead of LGBT History Month, Colin Clews sheds new light on the LGBT experience in the 1980s in his new book Gay in the 80s.

Joe Orton’s plays retyped onto single sheet of paper to commemorate 50th anniversary of his death

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of Leicester-born playwright Joe Orton, performance artist Tim Youd will retype his Collected Plays on a single sheet of paper...

BOOK REVIEW: A Little Gay History: Desire and Diversity Across the World

How old is the oldest chat-up line between men? Who was the first 'lesbian'? Were ancient Greek men who had sex together necessarily 'gay'? And what did Shakespeare think...
Posted On 23 Jan 2017

BOOK REVIEW: Mentaiko Itto Poster Book:

You can’t imagine Japan’s manga scene without Mentaiko Itto’s strange but funny gay mangas. Bruno Gmünder publishes his works for the first time in English, introducing him to...
Posted On 20 Jan 2017

Local author to give two talks on ‘The Trials of Colonel Barker’

Writer and performer Rose Collis will give two talks about her book Colonel Barker’s Monstrous Regiment and the new stage play she is writing, based on the book.

BOOK REVIEW: Gay Novels of Britain, Ireland and the Commonwealth, A Reader’s Guide

Gay Novels of Britain, Ireland and the Commonwealth, A Reader’s Guide Drewey Wayne Gunn  A book about books, what meta fun! While American gay fiction has received...
Posted On 17 Jan 2017

PREVIEW: The Bad Book Project with Jane Postlethwaite

The Bad Book Project is a free monthly night in Brighton that involves really funny people reading from very bad books.
Posted On 16 Jan 2017

BOOK REVIEW: Upstream: Mary Oliver

Upstream follows Oliver as she contemplates the pleasure of artistic labour, her boundless curiosity for the flora and fauna that surround her, and the responsibility she has...
Posted On 10 Jan 2017

Do you want to stage an event during LGBT History Month in Brighton?

The Brighton & Hove LGBT Community Safety Forum have been busy over the Christmas Holiday assembling the B Right On Festival of events for LGBT History Month and would like...

Winter issue of Pink Humanist ready for download

The Pink Humanist is an online magazine published by the UK LGBT charity the Pink Triangle Trust (PTT), featuring topics of special interest to those who identify as atheists,...

BOOK REVIEW: The Better Blow Job: Bruno Gmunder

Use your head to give the best head, exploring technique and ways to improve it, sharing experience and suggestions to explore and extend yours and his pleasure, this book is...
Posted On 06 Jan 2017

book review: date of birth, time of death: pp hartnet

It’s punchy, practical, and well-honed heft will slap you with its audacity, and then comfort you with the cold comfort of truth. It’s never clear if this is fantasy,...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016

BOOK REVIEW: Speak it’s Name!: Quotations by and about gay men and women

This collection of quotations by and about gay people is a celebration of the advances in LGBT rights in the UK over the last half-century and a demonstration of the battle...
Posted On 16 Dec 2016