Community News

Dale Wakefied, Founder of Switchboard, Passes

Bristol's LGBTQ communities are in mourning this week but thankful for the life and activism of Dale Wakefield who has passed on at the age of seventy eight. She died on Saturday 5th September surrounded by her family and friends. Dale founded Bristol's Gay Switchboard in 1975. A Bishopston person, Dale was married in younger life, but her marriage ended and she moved to London where she worked as a Prison Officer. It was here that she realised she was gay although did not have a relationship at that point in time.

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Brighton Gay Magazine Looks at Life's End

The September issue of GSCENE magazine is available in print in the Brighton area and nationally as a free to download PDF to browse on your tablet or screen or wherever.

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GScene Magazine for August has Much to Offer

If you're in Brighton or along the South Coast, there's just enough time to pick up your August edition of the community magazine GSCene. The September edition will be out over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Gay Publishing Giant Passes on at 69

One of the stalwarts in the development of a strong, outspoken and independent gay media in the UK has passed on at the age of 69. Chris Graham-Bell trained as a Doctor, but was fascinated with the world of publishing.

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Lively Protest Shows Solidarity - LGBT Poland

Despite rainy conditions, a protest was well supported outside City Hall or the Council House, here in Bristol on Tuesday evening.

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Hits Radio, a national radio station in the UK playing top forty music, is to launch a six month temporary service on several digital platforms aimed at the LGBTQ communities.


London gay listings magazine QX reports that a stunning line up of LGBTQ talent came forward to give their time and support to Silver Pride, an online event taking


Local newspaper B247 and Event Brite both report that a coalition of Bristol based LGBTQ groups are coming together to organise a safely social distanced, real time party on


GScene magazine down in Brighton and Hove reports that the Digitial Festival of the Brighton and Hove Pride Committee, which replaces the physical even this year,

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