Bristol News

Scribbler Store Backs Breast Cancer Charity

The card shop The Scribbler in Bristol, an establishment which sells a great number of LGBTQIA themed cards and gifts, has a raffle on this week in aid of the breast cancer charity Coppa Feel. The charity encourages younger people to check their breast or chest tissue, reminding people that all bodies, male, female, non binary all have breast tissue, and all of it can become cancerous. The charity wants to challenge the idea that only older women need to concern themselves with the issue of breast cancer and reminds people that early testing and treatment is key to recovery.

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"ShoutOut" Says Farewell to Local Youth Media

“ShoutOut” and the wider family of community radio stations in Bristol would like to extend its commiseration to the team at youth culture community radio station SWU, which has recently announced that they will be closing down due to the economic situation.

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Populism May be Behind Hate Crime Spike

BBC Points West reports that a Freedom of Information Request from campaigning organisations had revealed a jump of some fifty per cent in hate incidents targetting the LGBTQIA community.

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Local Mag Makes Pride Bristol Splash

Bristol’s local listings magazine, “What’s On Bristol” has published a page of pictures of the Pride March and festival in its August edition.  Taken by Colin Rayner Photography, the pictures showcase the breadth of costume and protest that was Pride, the main march in Bristol taking place on Jul

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Customers Celebrate Thirty Years of Shilling

BBC Points West reported some needed good news on Saturday - namely that the much loved Queenshilling in Bristol, now the city’s longest running specifically LGBTQIA venue, was turning thirty and its current proprietor, Paul Stoodley is looking to the future with a longer lease.  "Back in 1992, y

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Bristol Sex Workers Collective have said that they are “screaming and crying with joy” after Bristol City Council voted against closing down the licensed adult entertainment venues in the city.


Bristol’s Library Service has come out fighting after a small gaggle of homophobic protesters picketed a library in the Henleaze area of the city, which was due to host a family friendly reading se


West Country LGBTQIA Activists have expressed their thanks to a local anarchist newspaper for unmasking the homophobia behind a local minor church.


Bristol Pride have been in touch with their supporters.  Two weeks after the hugely successful return of the event after the Covid19 enforced hiatus, the organisers say that it is time to learn wha


BBC Radio Bristol, ITV West and Independent newspaper B247 were amongst those media giving major coverage at the weekend to Bristol Pride, as the event returned after a three year absence enforced

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