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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 QVC channel has continued to represent us.  Their new promotions airing for the Morning Show, which goes out from 9am every weekday, include a gay male couple snuggling on the sofa on a winters day and tuning in.  Thanks QVC, it’s good to know you appreciate LGBTQIA customers and viewers.  

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Record Store Offers LGBTQIA Festive Gifts

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

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LGBTQIA Ethical Shoppers enjoy new Catalogue

The country's oldest fairtrade company, Traidcraft have issued their Autumn and Winter catalogue. The publication will be of great interest to those many LGBTQIA people who take ecological and ethical shopping decisions on a daily basis.

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Local Cafe Takes on "Anti-Woke" Warrior

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, and particularly, Black Lives Matter, a poster for which is in the shop window.

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West LGBTQIA Guesthouse Marks 7 Years

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.

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


Calvin Klein sports and underwear have launched their online Pride Collection. Well, we all knew that the brand was very popular amongst many members of our community.


It's Pride Season, and numerous mainstream businesses are once again publicising their support for the LGBTQ communities in the hope of gaining loyalty and spending from the much vaunted “Pink Poun


McCain's Oven Chips have been winning LGBTQ hearts with recent advertising campaigns that have showcased samesex couples, single parent and blended families under the simple but effective slogan “


The squatted community space The Wonky Arrow on Bristol's High Street has now been closed down after an eviction and so closed is the free library and community bookstore, speciali

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