Community News

Latest "Queer Catch Up" Podcast from B247 Mag

Kit and Lowie are back on one of the Bristol area's independent podcasts on LGBTQ+ life. Episode of Queer Catch Up is now live on Soundcloud, Apple and other platforms. In the speech only programme, the presenters address several key issues of interest to the local gay and trans communities, including the allegations of anti-trans bias that have been levelled at the Feminist Society at the University of Bristol, a story which first broke in the student newspaper Epigram and local alternative publication B247 in the last fortnight.

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Digital Stereo Choice for LGBTQ Listeners

There will be more choice for LGBTQ radio listeners in the North East city of Newcastle from June, when a new DAB multiplex is to be switched on.  A multiplex on DAB can carry dozens of stations and the Newcastle small scale service is the first of a new series of transmitters that will be dedica

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Could We Gain New Incarnation of 'Gay Centre?

It's been a long time since the LGBTQ community in Bristol had a community centre of its own. The Gay Centre on Gas Ferry Road existed between around 1978 and 1983, but sadly closed down soon thereafter – at just the time when the AIDS Crisis meant there was a greater call than ever for it.

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Rugby Legend Gareth Publishes New Book

Welsh rugby player Gareth Thomas appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live on Tuesday afternoon (9th March) to discuss with presenter Nihal his new book “Stronger”.  In it, Mr Thomas talks about how we can all benefit from being true to ourselves.  It’s a resilient book, whic

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LGBTQ Media Get Behind Women's Day

LGBTQ Media is always behind International Women's Day, recognising the contribution of lesbian, bisexual, transgender and asexual women who have been a part of this important celebration since its inception as a left wing holiday early in the twentieth century.

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05
Mar

Gilbert and George met with the Guardian's Arts Pages on Monday.

23
Feb

Queer Vision is a project of Bristol Pride and deals with making LGBTQ film accessible for everyone.

15
Feb

Abortion Rights UK has published a list of media contacts ranging from the broadcast regulator OFCOM to the addresses of most of the daily papers, in order to empower genuine feminists and allies t

10
Feb

Gscene magazine published in Brighton has updated its masthead for the February edition, which is available now for picking up in the seaside city, and is also free to download in

02
Feb

We have reported on the story of Ruth Coker Burks before.

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