Opinion News

The Woman Who Cared in the Face of AIDS

It is a truth for all minorities that we need to tell our stories and preserve our history, and no where is this more the case than in the case of the generation of largely gay, bisexual and polyamorous men who died during the horrific years of the AIDS pandemic, which lasted from around 1983 to 1996. During that long decade, the situation in the United States was particularly harsh, where the lack of a universal health care system exacerbated the crisis.

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Op Ed - Pogues Song Storm Obscures Real Issue

SO News Occasionally has Op Ed pieces we receive from listeners and bloggers.  The opinions these pieces express are individual to the author and do not necessarily represent the views of ShoutOut's team members, volunteers or constituent radio stations.  We ask only that opinion pieces are writt

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Top Gay Mag Profiles Lives of Working LGBTs

The December issue of gay and bisexual lifestyle magazine Attitude is available now from all leading newsagents and gay bookstores.

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B247: Carival and Pride are a Tonic for UK

Local DJ Ngaio Anyia write for B247 this month, on her experiences of Djing at events for St Paul's Carnival and Bristol LGBT Pride. She says that both events inspired her with the love that people can bring to the west country, in spite of present difficulties.

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Our Thanks is Due to Local Chapel - Op Ed

A correspondent submitted this piece on the fact that fundamentalist religious groups are angry that there was a service of tolerance at the John Wesley Chapel ahead of Bristol Pride:  

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A few weeks ago, we reported that many LGBT activists had supported the ethical retail chain LUSH in their campaign to expose the police infiltration of many activist groups.


Nick Clark, writing in the neo-Trotskyist weekly newspaper Socialist Worker, says that the winning of the Eurovision Song Contest by Israel is a disaster for human rights.    He said:  “Fo


With so much news in the gay media being about the hatred of certain types of Christian fundamentalist, its refreshing to know that there are many people of faith who do not share those reactionary


Jake Shears of the acclaimed pop band the Scissor Sisters has told Channel Four television and newswire Pink News that it is important LGBT people keep their queer culture alive, even in a


The Irish Post newspaper this week shines a light on the hiterhto twilight world of female abuse of young boys as allegations of sexual abuse begin to affect many institutions.  Edward Hay

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