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Linking Lesbian Culture and Trans Rights

Poet Joelle Taylor has written in the “Independent” paper ahead of a new exhibition of working class butch lesbian culture.  In it she says “Thanks to punk feminism and magazines like Spare Rib and Shocking Pink I began to understand what a contentious space the female body is, what a no man’s land. …I am a butch lesbian, an identity which has a hard-won lineage of survival and cunning, of community and compassion.

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TV Legend Paul O'Grady Passes On

Tributes have been pouring on for the comic genius and gay hero Paul O’Grady MBE, who has passed on at the age of sixty seven.  He passed "unexpectedly but peacefully" on Tuesday evening, his partner Andre Portasio said in a statement.  The BBC News Channel notes that O’Grady began performing on

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Pride Cymru to Hold Open Day

Pride Cymru, the largest LGBTQIA celebration in Cymru / Wales, invites its supporters to consider getting involved in volunteering, with an open day at its offices on Greyfriars Road.

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Students Back LGBT+ History Month

The National Union of Students has welcomed this February’s LGBT+ History Month and says “Here are some ideas for students and students' unions to help you mark LGBT+ History Month: 

Join your LGBT+ Society! 

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Pride in Cymru / Wales Announces New Dates

Pride Cymru, the largest LGBTQIA+ community celebration in Wales, has announced a new date and venue for its 2023 incarnation. In a press release, the organisation says: “We are so happy to share our new venue and date for Pride Cymru 2023.  

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As LGBT+ History Month continues, Pink News the top gay newswire based in the UK, has unearthed some important, fact checked factoids that will please your gay and trans friends and stick in the cr


The Fitzrovia Chapel in London is the only remaining part of the old Middlesex Hospital, at which several of the early AIDS wards for the capital were situated.


The Guardian newspaper reports on a new study that presents two findings that instinctively many gay and bisexual men, particularly those who are non-masculine in their approach and presentation, h


The gay newspaper Sydney Star Observer reports that Simon Dunn, the out gay Australian rugby player and member of the Aussie bobsled team, has passed on at the age of thirty five.  His passing is n


Stonewall, the LGBT+ lobbying organisation, reports that a powerful new video has been released by the Coalition to Ban Conversion Therapy.  The new video, which can be seen online, shows the horro

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