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Punk Pioneer Westwood Passes On

Gay singers Holly Johnson and Boy George have been amongst those to pay tribute to Dame Vivienne Westwood, the punk rock designer, who has passed on at the age of eighty.  Westwood played an important role in the pheonomenal success of punk rock as a movement of politics, music and fashion, from 1976.  Although radical movements for gay liberation and women’s liberation existed long before punk, the late seventies movement characterised by DIY music and publishing, helped give voice to many young women, and LGBT+ people.  For example, a lively scene of self published queer fanzines exists t

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Coming Out Stories Sought in Northern Ireland

Belfast’s LGBTQ+ community radio station Juice FM is inviting listeners and supporters to share their coming out stories with them. They say “Coming Out is an important process that is different for everyone; some experiences are difficult to hear while others are heart-warming and inspiring.

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Arts Podcast is Back for a New Series

Longstanding gay scene magazine QX LONDON reports that the second season of an acclaimed arts podcast called Queer I Am will drop on Saturday 1st October.  Their founder, Andrew Flewitt explains that they were inspired to start a Queer Arts Podcast on finding the solidarity and community of the L

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Games Night Comes to Weston Courtesy of Forum

North Somerset LGBT+ Forum report that their “Rumble in the Jumble” bric a brac sales will carry on each Sunday during June at the Forum’s headquarters.  From 10am to 4pm each week, you can explore DVDs, books, household items and much more besides, with all proceeds going to the Forum’s work for

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Body Positive LGBTQIA Friendly Exercise is in

The LGBTQIA+ community can sometimes experience body discrimination, although there are cultures of resistance, through lesbian feminism’s rejection of patriarchal notions of acceptable female bodies, to the Bear Community’s celebration of a wide variety of gay and bi male shapes.

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Gay comedian Simon Amstell talks to the Guardian newspaper in its Sunday edition.

Feb, which is a site for gay, bi, trans men and all who identify as male, and who are into fetish of all sorts, has issued its latest podcast.  Edition Seventeen which is free to listen to at


Irish broadcasting network RTE reports that the prestigious Rose of Tralee beauty pageant, which is designed to honour the most beautiful Irish women, is moving with the times and will welcome tran


Andrew Christian weblog has summarised the scientific reasons why sex is good for you, regardless of your sexuality.


For many people who grew up in the 1980’s, their incarnation of “Doctor Who” was Peter Davison, who took over as the fifth version of the Doctor from Tom Baker in 1982.

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