UK News

"Vita and Virginia" Celebrates Great Affair

The west country based local television station “Bristol TV” which broadcasts at Channel 7 on Freeview plus on Sky and Virgin cable services, names “Vita and Virginia” as a recommended film of the week. The movie is now out at cinemas and looks at the intertwined lives and blossoming lesbian romance between the writers Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West. Both women were members of the influential Bloomsbury Circle in the 1920s and 30s, ironically part of the capital which is now home to the celebrated and important LGBT bookstore known as “Gay's The Word”.

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Celebration on Telly for Gay and Female Icon

Joan Rivers' life and times were celebrated on Sunday night by Channel Five Television. The national network aired a documentary looking back at Rivers' groundbreaking routines from a career spanning five decades.

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Bi Singer Skin Acknowledged for First at Fest

The grime music sensation Stormzy has apologised to Skunk Anansie's frontperson Skin, after making the mistake of claiming that he was the first black artist to headline the acclaimed Glastonbury Festival.

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Tributes Paid to Trans War Hero

Tributes have been paid to a transwoman and Dunkirk War Hero, whose bravery helped the Allies defeat fascism and who participated in the liberation of Europe during the Second World War. Louise Jennings has passed away at the age of ninety nine.

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Largest Equal Pay Strike Since Sixties

The public sector trade union UNISON reports that two trade unions, itself and the GMB, participated in a major day of action in Glaschu / Glasgow on 23rd October as part of a major campaign for equal pay at Glasgow City Council, which is the largest municipal authority in the United Kingdom.

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03
Nov

An unprecedented coalition of LGBT and general companies, ranging from the lesban magazine DIVA to Channel Four Television, and from Vice Magazine to Lloyds Bank, have joined forces to back Stonewa

25
Oct

A new radio station has started on the national DAB digital radio platform here in the UK. It will gain many listeners as it intends to play all female artists.

25
Aug

BBC Radio Cornwall has reported that one of the Celtic peninsula's most beloved writers Daphne Du Maurier is now understood to have been bisexual.

31
Jul

Police in Yorkshire are asking the LGBT communities and others with any intelligence on extremist anti-gay religious or political groups to come forward  as they attempt to catch a group of self de

17
Jul

We should give a big mention to Swindon and Wiltshire Pride.

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