FEATURE: Friends Like These 

Carol Decker and T’Pau may seem an unlikely band of gay icons, but in 1987 they and their music were my gay teenage saviours. The album Bridge of Spies, now celebrating its...

FEATURE: Poetry, the new rock and roll? Well as of November 18, it might be

With rising instagram poets and inspirational styles like Spoken word emerging, the world of literary music that is poetry is reemerging as the next wave of art in the twenty...
Posted On 12 Nov 2017
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TRAVEL FEATURE: From Manchester to ‘La Dolce Vita’

It’s 1990 in a gay bar in Canal Street Manchester, two young single guys met, with the potential of just a fleeting experience. Who ever knew what was to follow. This is how...

Martin Fisher Foundation Update

Since its launch two years ago, the Foundation has been working hard with partners to develop the Towards Zero HIV Strategy for Brighton & Hove and has led, with Brighton &...
Posted On 28 Oct 2017

How does PrEP affect our sex lives?

Eric Page looks at how PrEP can reduce the chance of infection of HIV, the stigma around using it and finds out from four men how it has affected their lives and the sex they...

FEATURE: Transitioning with Sugar – HIV & Me

I’ve been HIV+ for the majority of my adult life. I was diagnosed in my early 20s shortly after the death of my mother. I didn’t take her death very well and ran away to...

Sussex Beacon charity shops hold spooky secret Halloween auction

Sussex Beacon charity shops on St James Street and London Road get in the Halloween spirit with a secret auction for a range of weird and wonderful items displayed in their windows.

PRODUCT REVIEW: ‘ONE’: Condoms and Personal Lubricant

These fun circular new condoms, called 'One' are easy to use, can  be opened with ease and there’s a selection of different options, ultra-thin, sensitive, larger etc,  then...
Posted On 30 Sep 2017

FEATURE: Transitioning with Sugar – I love men, what can I do? asks Sugar Swan

As Eartha Kitt sang during the disco revival of her career in the 1984 title track, 'I love men, what can I do? I love men, they're no good for you'. Never have song lyrics...

Applications open for IGLTA Foundation Tourism Scholarships, 2018

The IGLTA Foundation is offering scholarships to attend the 35th Annual Global Convention of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association in Toronto, from May 9-12,...

FEATURE: Silver Ladies – 25 years of Kate and Jo

Gscene caught up with Wildblood and Queenie, Brighton’s most buxom DJing duo, who are celebrating 25 years B2B behind the decks with their Silver Service fundraising party for...

OPINION: Craig’s Thoughts – Be Brave, or I was born to be Queer

As a  youngster, I assumed the day would come when I would know all there was to know about life, love and happiness. The reflecting, the neglecting, the mistaking, the...

The real cost of going to university

The Prime Minister is facing a backlash today from her own party as student loan interest rates reach 6.1%. The hike has prompted fears that young people will leave university...
Posted On 01 Sep 2017

Dine with the Stars for The LGBT Community Safety Forum

Dine with the Stars returns to the Jury's Inn Waterfront Hotel (next to Dr Brightons) on Thursday, October 12. Now in its 6th year, Dine with the Stars is the brainchild of...