Community News

Pride To Beef Up Security After Hijack

Pride in London, which will take place again on July 6th 2019, has published its Impact Report, reflecting on the triumphs and failures of the event in the last Pride season.  Of particular note, the organising committee have expressed their regret that a small of group of radical lesbian feminists who dislike Transgender People, had been allowed to hijack the front of the march, trampling on the large rainbow flag that leads the procession, and obscuring veteran LGBT workers representing the NHS.  This action alienated many people and is said to have lost feminism a lot of support within t

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Queer History Comes Alive in Gay Times

Are you familiar with the Mattachine Society, or the Daughters of Bilitis?

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"Boyz" Magazine Marks Issue 1400!

We love reporting on successes in the gay media, and we are delighted to note that, despite the general decline in the print media in this unglamorous internet age, several gay, lesbian, bi and transgender magazines and papers have survived.

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Popular Gay Online Retailer to Close Doors

Jim and Gwyn from the gay men's mail order bookstore Male Image have been in touch. Sadly, they have decided to retire their book business after more than thirty years of serving the gay and bisexual men's community with fiction, historical and political books.

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Briefings on Headline Acts at Bristol Pride

For the ShoutOut coverage of Bristol Pride on B.C.F.M. and Pirate Nation Radio, some notes were prepared on the headline acts for the presenters.  Here they are.  

Group Biogs for Pride 2018


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Zion Community Centre in Bedminster Down has been described by a local newspaper as one of “South Bristol's best kept secrets”. It hosts a cafe, community space and numerous workshops.


Pride in London, which takes place on Saturday, will also mark the start of the capital's gay and bisexual men's fetish week.


The largest rainbow flag ever made in the UK toured ten towns in Cornwall on June 23rd as part of Pride Cornwall on tour.


The Pride issue of “Gay Times” magazine is out now at alternative bookstores, larger branches of WH Smiths and all good local newsagents.


One of the “ShoutOut” family of radio stations is BASE Radio, now marking eleven years since it first began streaming from studios in South Bristol.

Our Supporting Stations

BCfm - Our home station. Broadcasting across Bristol on 93.2fm
Gastonbury FM - Broadcasting across Glastonbury on 107.1fm
Bradley Stoke Radio - covering the Bradley Stoke area of Bristol on 103.4fm
Pirate Nation Radio - Streaming online from a pirate ship on the river Severn
Base Radio - Streaming online from Windmill Hill in Bristol
Frome FM - covering Frome on 96.6fm
Gloss FM - Streaming online from Thornbury near Bristol
Radio WSM - Streaming online from Weston Super Mare