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LGBTI petition delivered to Commonwealth HQ
A 2,500-signature LGBTI petition has been delivered to the Commonwealth Secretariat in London. It calls on Commonwealth institutions and member states to take action to ensure LGBTI decriminalisation, equality and protection against discrimination.
Currently, 42 of the 53 Commonwealth nations criminalise ... [Read more]
Gay People’s Attitude Towards Sex Toys
by Ray Stott
With the likes of 50 Shades of Grey encouraging a more daring approach to sex, and the news that several recent surveys have found that more and more couples are embracing sex toys and sexual exploration… we wonder which sex toys we boys like to play with?
Not surprisingly, we mainly ... [Read more]
A Look at Rentboys Through History
A Look at Rentboys Through History
Written for brainiacs, but also fascinating to laypeople, Male Sex Work and Society (Harrington Park Press), edited by Victor Minichiello and John Scott,is a collection of revealing essays and studies that explores male sex work from a rich array of perspectives ... [Read more]
Eurogames Stockholm 2015
EuroGames is a sports, cultural and political event which will take place between 5th to 9th of August 2015. The event encourages participation from everyone — regardless of sexual orientation, race, gender, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, political beliefs, athletic or artistic ability, age ... [Read more]
European Snow Pride 2015
While you were lounging around in the sun some people have been working hard this summer to make sure European Snow Pride 2015 in Tignes will be an even bigger event, with guests from even more countries converging on Tignes to live together for an unforgettable week of great skiing, partying and socialising ... [Read more]
Hi GiFi – the new dating app
GiFi (Guy-Fi), the app billed as the next-generation free gay social networking and dating app that aims to change forever the way gay men chat, network and meet-up has launched internationally after their initial success in the UK.
Kristian Tangen-Sorgendal, GiFi Community Manager says “This ... [Read more]
Rainbow Laces 2014 Campaign Launch
GFSN Team Village Manchester FC Supported Rainbow Laces 2013
The Gay Football Supporters Network are delighted to have worked with Stonewall and Paddy Power on this year’s Rainbow Laces campaign which we believe will help bring about real change in the game.
For many years we have called for ... [Read more]
Sam Smith – ‘In The Lonely Hours Tour’
Bent favourite Sam Smith has announced his ‘In The Lonely Hour Tour 2015’ which sees him bring his critically acclaimed live show to the UK in the new year with a string of dates concluding on two special shows at London’s O2 Academy Brixton in March. The tour announcement arrives after Sam’s ... [Read more]
Bent Confession: Feeling Chicken
I’m 18 and just want to apologise to the nice old guy who I met on a chat line.
I was really cruel to him telling him all the things I was going to let him do to me. Strip me down to my briefs (he’d said he had bought some new see-thru sheer nylon boxers he wanted me to wear), to cover me in whipped ... [Read more]
by G Alexander
The other day I was chatting to a group of gay guys about what makes them happy (no not that song by Pharrell Williams). It wasn’t supposed to have been a world-shattering discussion, it was a simple question as I had already formulated in my head what makes me incredibly happy and ... [Read more]
A London based travel company who specialise in holidays for LGBT customers is excited to offer clients and customers a comprehensive range of inspirational trips to some of the world's most fascinating destinations.
Having broken free from traditional stereotypes, 'CAG Travel' are providing their ... [Read more]
Conference To Support Older LGBT People
The first ever national training conference is being held in Newcastle upon Tyne this October to help provide health and social care professionals with the necessary skills to meet the individual care needs of members of the older lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and/or trans community. ‘Making Person Centred ... [Read more]
Book Review – Carsick
God, I did enjoy this book. Who would have thought that a pensioner would come up with the daft idea of hitchhiking across America? John Waters that’s who!
The man who discovered Divine brought us such celluloid trash as Pink Flamingos, Cecil B. Demented and Hairspray has now come up with a novel ... [Read more]
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