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A Lesson for Christmas as Bigot Changes

And finally, a moment of seriousness and perhaps inspiration.  The Christmas season often features stories of redemption, of people discovering their humanity and the power of love, to quote the Frankie Goes to Hollywood song.  One of the most powerful and enduring tales for this time of year is “A Christmas Carol”, by Charles Dickens, which was first published in 1843 and which this year will feature a new BBC Television adaptation starring Guy Pearce, who is well known from the drag queen classic movie , “Priscilla Queen of the Desert”.  In a “Christmas Carol”, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited

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National Radio Station Marks Garland's Death

RNIB Connect Radio broadcast a special tribute to mark fifty years since the death of Judy Garland last week. The radio station is Europe's only media outlet run entirely by people who are blind or living with partial vision, and holds a community radio license.

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Hilarious Drag Parody Show Makes BBC Show

“Drag Becomes Her”, a stage show currently touring in Manchester, has been critically acclaimed by many gay media, including the show reviews at the website “Cocktails and Cocktalk”.

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Egyptian Pharoah Reveals Her Secrets - CH4

Hatshepsut ruled Ancient Egypt between 1507 and 1458 BCE (Before Common Era, equivalent to BC).  With her name meaning "Foremost of Noble Ladies", she was alongside the much later Cleopatra, something of a rarity - a female Pharoah.  The Pharoahs had arisen when Egypt became one of the world's ea

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Who Was the First Female Writer in English?

Anyone with an interest in women's history and literature, is sure to enjoy a documentary going out on BBC-4 Television late on Tuesday evening / Wednesday early morning 19th / 20th March.

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04
Mar

On Tuesday 5th March, there will be several television programmes which might pique LGBT viewers' interest.  

24
Feb

Several programmes of interest to the LGBT community and campaigners for sexual freedom will be transmitted on Monday evening, 25th February on the main television services in the UK.

13
Aug

The Jewish Chronicle newspaper reports on a new biography of Harvey Milk, out in time for the fortieth anniversary of his assassination.

23
May

Lots of listeners to community radio will be aware of the debt the sector owes to pirate radio stations for opening up broadcasting. But what of Pirate TV?

13
Feb

The communist daily Morning Star's pick of the television this week was PBS's screening of the documentary “Stonewall Uprising”, looking back at those heady nights of rioting in June 1969

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