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Eddie Asks for She / Her Pronouns

The Daily Mirror newspaper reports that Eddie Izzard, who has identified as a transvestite for many years, has earned acclaim from all parts of the LGBTQ spectrum when a new programme in which she participated saw female pronounes used for her. The actor and stand up comic was appearing on a programme for Sky Arts Channel, in which amateur painters compete to paint a likeness of the star. Wikipedia adds Izzard is genderfluid and calls herself "somewhat boy-ish and somewhat girl-ish". She uses transgender as an umbrella term.

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Music Fans Remember The Passing of Lennon

This week marks the fortieth anniversary of the death of John Lennon, who was shot in New York City on December 8th 1980. His passing hit many people as a shock and he was mourned not only for his music, but his political stances too.

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Andrew Marr Considers Social Changes on TV

On Thursday evening, The New Elizabethans is a documentary programme launching at 9pm on BBC-2.

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Travel Writer Jan Embarks on Final Journey

Jan Morris, the travel writer, journalist and historian, has been mourned this week on her passing on at the age of ninety four.

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Phallic Symbols Across City are Catalogued

Bristol's streets outside of the clean and tidy Cabot Circus area are often a riot of graffiti, flyposting and stickering.

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It was around ten months ago that we reported that authorities in the US had recovered some artefacts associated with the great gay mathemetician and computer scientist, Alan Turing, whose intellig


The Horror Channel, which is a CBS operated free to view television network in the UK and has a significant following amongst gothic LGBTQ people, is broadcasting a series of movie


The home station on which “Shoutout” appears and is produced on, Bristol’s multi-ethnic community radio channel B.C.F.M., announced on Monday afternoon that it would maintain as near to as full sch


The BBC News Channel reports that the gay escapologist, illusionist and exposer of fraudlent psychics and paranormal pretneders James Randi, has died in the US at the grand age of 92.     


Sky Movies Drama has a treat on Sunday night for devotees of gay icons. Judy Garland is profiled in the film “Judy”, showing at 11.40pm.

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