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Research urges discussion about the term LGBT+ community!

The phrase 'LGBT community' can be problematic and must be used with caution, according to research from Sheffield Hallam University. The UK-wide study, which included...
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Polari First Book Prize shortlist announced

f championing LGBT+ voices with UK-wide tour. The shortlist for the Polari First Book Prize 2017 was announced last night at the Polari Literary Salon in London’s Southbank...
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BOOK REVIEW: Queer City: Peter Ackroyd

Ackroyd connects us modern day queers up with our Celtic and Roman forbearers and all the benders, faggots, dykes,  trannies, queers, inverts, perverts, queens, Ganymede’s,...
Posted On 01 Aug 2017
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BOOK REVIEW: Ocean Vuong: Night sky with exit wounds

This book is a magical journey into the imagination and talents of Vuong’s mind and worth pursing for anybody interesting in poems which can change, more spells than...
Posted On 27 Jul 2017
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Bahamian LGBT+ activist Helen Klonaris at Charleston by Maria Jastrzębska

This autumn Small Wonder, the festival dedicated to short stories, is hosting Bahamian writer and LGBT+ activist Helen Klonaris as its British Council International Writer in...
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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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