Community News

Younger People More Confident in Identities

Sky News reports that new data from the Office of National Statistics shows that younger people between the ages of sixteen and twenty four are around twice as likely to identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual than other generational groups. Commentators and data analysts have speculated that this rise in self identification is because of younger people being more likely to explore their sexual diversity and also because society has become much more liberal in the last thirty years on issues such as sexual orientation and identity.

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Oxford Street on Pride Day Showcased on CH5

“Oxford Street 247” is fly-on-the-wall documentary about the famous shopping street in Central London, and is broadcast on Thursday evenings on Channel Five Television.

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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 feminis

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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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Jim and Gwyn from the gay men's mail order bookstore Male Image have been in touch.


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.  


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.

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