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Bear Run Company Gets Success with Belts

We Love Bears! After all, our home city of Bristol boasts a sizeable bear scene, perhaps the largest after London and Brighton, Manchester and Birmingham.  Gay London Life magazine reports in its October issue on a new company called Bear Belts.  Co-owners and founders  Kristian and Paul were fed up with belts on the market, constantly digging and pinching and not doing their job by keeping up their trousers.

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Corporate Backing for Pride Raises Smiles

It’s that time of year when many companies fly a rainbow flag or offer Pride themed merchandise to show their support for the LGBTQIA+ communities.  Although many in the community would argue that such commercial support is often somewhat tokenistic, the fact remains that in a world where transph

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Gay Brand Launches Pride Season Collection

The gay and bi men’s fashion label Andrew Christian, have launched their Pride Collection for the forthcoming LGBTQIA+ marching season, as Pride Parades come around once more.

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Gender Free Pioneers are also Sweatshop Free

There’s an LGBTQIA+ friendly store based not so far from Brighton’s well loved gay village called Gender Free World.  Founded in 2015, the company says that it emerged out of frustration with the highly gendered world of high street fashion and a desire to offer different, bold designs for custom

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QVC Knows Its LGBTQIA Audience with new Ad

Television shopping channel QVC, the original UK station of its type, has always had a close association with the LGBTQIA community.  For many years, one of the gay bars in Manchester’s Canal Street gay scene had the station piped in to screen’s in their urinals!!  So it’s nice to see that the QV

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The HMV Chain has a few gift ideas for your friends, partners and LGBTQIA family of choice this festive season.


The country's oldest fairtrade company, Traidcraft have issued their Autumn and Winter catalogue.


Bristol 247 reports that a speciality coffee shop on Bristol's Broad Street has responded eloquently to a reviewer who took to the internet to attack the shop's inclusive policies,


Our friends at the Gay Bikers Motorcycle Club have tipped us off that one of several local LGBTQIA run guest houses has marked its seventh anniversary.


Superdrug and several corporate partners have made a commitment to acknowledging their LGBTQ customers this year with several rainbow displays in most urban stores.

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