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Will Young to Make Documentary on Addiction

Gay singer and actor Will Young is to make a documentary on the sad loss of his twin brother, Rupert, who passed on two years ago after battling addiction and alcoholism for several decades.  The documentary, which has been commissioned by Channel Four Television, will shine a spotlight on the sorry state of mental health services in today’s austerity Britain.  The Birmingham Mail notes that Will had previously said that his brother should have been offered treatment under the Mental Health Act.

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Not So Jolly Holiday after "Angry Man" Comedy

London based internet radio network Queerly Broadcasting reports on its Twitter feed that activists are requesting that Royal Caribbean cruises, which prides itself on being listed by the website GayTravel.com as an LGBTQIA friendly business, look into a comedian hired to perform on one of its cr

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Punk Icon of Jarman Classic Passes On

Boy George has led the tributes to Jordan Mooney, who has passed on at the age of sixty six after a brief battle with bile duct cancer. Ms Mooney was a figurehead in the 1970’s first wave of punk rock, modelling for Vivienne Westwood at the famous Sex Shop on the King’s Road in London.

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ShoutOut's Home Station Marks Fifteen Years

Our home station, Bristol’s community radio channel B.C.F.M. marks fifteen years of broadcasting at the weekend. The first broadcasts of the multi-diverse radio station for the city came on March 27th 2007.

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Young Adult Book Deals with 1960's Misogyny

Channel Five News reports that acclaimed author of books for young people, Dame Jacqueline Wilson, whose Tracy Beaker range is one of the longest running shows on the children’s channel CBBC, has written a new novel aimed at the twelve plus age group and dealing with a largely forgotten but harro

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Out to Lunch, a food themed web podcast hosted by Jay Rayner had as guest the inimitable Stephen Fry this week.


It’s time to send dual greetings this week. First off to our Welsh listeners as it was Saint David’s Day on Tuesday.


Where were you when you heard that Diana, Princess of Wales, had died?  In the sullen morning of a late summer’s day, the news broke on a disbelieving world and the sense of shock was palpable.  In


Julia Langdon writes in the Guardian about the life and times of actress Mitzi Davies, who has passed on at the age of eighty one.


Gay clothing brand Andrew Christian, which also blogs extensively online, have compiled a list of the maddest, but baddest anti-queer conspiracy theories on the internet.  Serious in that they feed

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