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REM Frontman Launches Photography Collection

Michael Stipe has a new book of art photography out, called simply “Volume 1”. Stipe was the frontman for a band called REM, who started out in the early eighties on US alternative music circuit. From their fanbase on American college radio stations, they built up a cult International following which exploded in the early nineties to propel them to chart stardom. The band finished touring six years ago and called it a day. Stipe was always an enigmatic figure, evading questions about his sexuality. However, he always supported LGBT and HIV causes, and came out as queer in 2001.

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Palm Springs Leather Pride in Development

Advance tickets are available for Palm Springs Leather Pride, taking place over the weekend of October 25th to 28th. The city has a very large queer community, with a vibrant LGBT infrastructure of bars, charities, shops, media and podcasts.

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Hippie Counterculture that Gave Rise to GLF

The hippie movement of the late nineteen sixties was arguably one of the most important social, cultural and political transformations of the twentieth century.

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Local Woman Tells the Ancient Zodiac Fates

"Really" Rerun for Meth Documentary

On Sunday evening, 1st July, Really, a digital TV channel specialising in real life documentaries, broadcast an episode of the Louis Theroux USA series, first seen on the BBC.

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Jun

The over fifties newspaper, The Mature Times, reports that the weekend of June 23rd and 24th would have marked the forty fourth birthday of Jo Cox, the Labour MP murdered by a white suprem

03
Jun

Many of us will be familiar with the activism and work of Peter Tatchell, a founding member of the Gay Liberation Front London, ACTUP London and OutRage!.

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May

BBC Radio’s digial network 6 Music is celebrating women’s voices with Hear Her Day, part of a BBC-wide season marking 100 years since women won the vote.    Listeners will be invited to create the

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Apr

 In Candada, the adventures of a porcine named Esther have been turned into a book.

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Mar

It is a well established truth that there is a considerable amount of homophobic prejudice in the Irish Traveller community, with Mikey Walsh's columns in Gay Times magazine and associated books bl

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