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Newcastle Pride boosts local economy by £9.2million

Newcastle Pride 2017, one of the UK’s largest LGBT festivals, has helped boost the North East’s economy by £9.2million. In July, the annual event celebrated its tenth...
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Campaign to end impact of HIV in the next 30 years launches today in parliament

NAT (National AIDS Trust) launches the Let's End It campaign today at an event in the House of Lords which marks the 30th year of the charity working at the forefront of the...
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Overwhelming majority of 18-24s are non-religious

New research shows that 71% of people in Britain aged between 18 and 24 are non-religious, as are 53% of the population overall and 58% in Scotland. These results are from the...
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FILM PREVIEW: Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

Grace Jones and Friends Live (a one night only event on October 25) promises an enlightening evening with the inimitable icon. Grace will discuss her life and work with some...
Posted On 06 Sep 2017
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PREVIEW: YES announce 50th Anniversary Tour – #YES50

2018 marks half a century since the formation of YES, one of the biggest bands in the history of progressive rock. To celebrate the milestone YES will embark on a ten date UK...
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Manchester Evening News challenges the ‘Pride Haters’.

Now in its 25th year, organisers estimate 3,000 people paraded through the city centre with thousands more lining the streets to watch. Participants included local businesses,...
Posted On 31 Aug 2017
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BOOK REVIEW: The Merry Millionaire Duology by John Wells

This is a story of privilege and indulgence, of luxury and secrets of seeming to be one thing, but being another and it’s also a story of white privilege in last days of...
Posted On 30 Aug 2017
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Report finds Arabic media perpetuates homophobia and transphobia in the region

OutRight Action International launches new report titled, Arab Mass Media: A Monitoring Report Looking at Sexuality and Gender Identity in Arabic Media from 2014 to 2017. The...
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ABSOLUT supports equal love with new limited edition bottle

Absolut continues its celebration of LGBT+ communities with a new limited edition bottle. The rainbow design, is the third and consecutive bottle in support of the LGBT+...
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Trans Pride 2017 – My Genderation – Putting the T first since 2013

This year Trans Pride in Brighton and Hove celebrated their fifth anniversary on July 22 with record numbers of 2,500+ reported on the protest march along Brighton seafront to...
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TRAVEL: Sao Paulo Pride campaigns for a secular state in Brazil

Despite all the progress towards equality over the last few decades - we still face daily discrimination and prejudice - to combat this we have the tradition of Pride a...
Posted On 26 Aug 2017
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RSPCA launches LGBT t-shirts for ‘biggest ever’ Pride Cymru presence

The charity's iconic logo will be proudly placed on a rainbow background in anticipation for the Bank Holiday weekend event. RSPCA Cymru has launched a new limited edition...
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Welsh charities join forces for LGBTQ+ carers

Welsh charities, Carers Wales and Pride Cymru, have joined forces to issue an innovative new guide for unpaid carers of all ages who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans...
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From Manchester with Love

Thomas Cook Airline and Manchester Airport mark sponsorship of The Big Weekend with a Rainbow Heart. Marking Thomas Cook Airlines and Manchester Airport's joint headline...
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Record adoptions by same-sex couples in Scotland

New figures published by National Records Scotland, show that adoptions by same-sex couples accounted for 5.7 per cent – or 1 in 18 – of all adoptions in Scotland in 2016....
Posted On 23 Aug 2017
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BOOK REVIEW: Bitch Doctrine – Essays for Dissenting Adults: Laurie Penny

Noted British feminist writer tackles gender, sexism, identity, and power issues in a world being laid waste by “kamikaze capitalism.” From her opening premise that ‘toxic...
Posted On 23 Aug 2017
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