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Mancunian Gay gets Manchester Pride revival

Manchester Pride to publish anniversary edition of local magazine ‘The Mancunian Gay’ which was first designed 40 years ago in a Greater Manchester kitchen. Manchester Pride...
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BOOK REVIEW: The Hopkins Conundrum by Simon Edge

New gay author Simon Edge bring us this lovely story of poems, nuns, persecution, the welsh countryside and some romantic intrigue and it’s a delicious read with some hints...
Posted On 19 Jul 2017
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Musician and activist undertakes PhD at the University of Huddersfield

CN Lester is researching the life and works of Barbara Strozzi supervised by Dr Lisa Colton in the Centre for the Study of Music, Gender and Identity. Musician and activist CN...
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New library scheme to support people living with long term health conditions

A new national Reading Well scheme is being launched for people long-term health conditions. Delivered by public libraries, the new scheme is part of the successful Reading...
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LGBT+ submissions wanted for Photoworks Annual journal

Photoworks Editors are currently looking for fully resolved projects responding to photography’s role within LGBT+ communities and invite UK and international artists at any...
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BOOK PREVIEW: A secret history – The London Gay Men’s Chorus

In 1990 gay people were frequently despised and generally considered to be diseased perverts. Just twenty years later an organisation named the London Gay Men’s Chorus were...
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BOOK REVIEW: Pride and Joy: A guide for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans parents by Sarah and Rachel Hagger-Holt

This book is essential reading for anyone who wants to better understand issues facing LGBT families including parents or prospective parents; extended families and friends;...
Posted On 23 Jun 2017
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BOOK REVIEW: Spartacus: International Gay Guide 2017

Published by the Bruno Gmunder with their usual attention to quality and detail, it's an excellent research and travel resource. All in all it’s the physical guide for LGBT...
Posted On 23 Jun 2017
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BOOK REVIEW: Our own private universe by Robin Talley

The characters in this fun book explore the changes that a summer fling brings to them, as they navigate the social and mental horrors of a Christian summer camp and the...
Posted On 22 Jun 2017
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BOOK REVIEW: My brother and his brother by Hakan Linquist

First published in Sweden in 1993, translated in 2002 to French, and now available in English in a radiant and limpid translation by the author himself. A short novel with...
Posted On 20 Jun 2017
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BOOK REVIEW: Insomniac City by Bill Hayes

Insomniac City is both a meditation on grief and a celebration of life and a profound, life affirming celebration of the wonder of love, unexpected, un-invited and...
Posted On 16 Jun 2017
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Polari First Book Prize, reveals 2017 longlist

Polari Literary Salon announces largest ever LGBT+ literary tour to celebrate 10th anniversary. The longlist for the Polari First Book Prize was announced last week at the...
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BOOK REVIEW: Meg & Linus: Hanna Nowinski

Nowinski’s narrative which alternates between the perspectives of passionate, anxious, chubby gay nerd Linus, who has a desperate secret crush on barista Danny, and his...
Posted On 15 Jun 2017
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BOOK REVIEW: Pages for Her: Sylvia Brownrig

This book left me touched and aching to read its predecessor, it shows the development of love and understanding as life moves on and how women learn to accept, empower and...
Posted On 13 Jun 2017
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