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Pride smashes fundraising target

Pride smashes fundraising target Congratulations must go to Brighton Pride where organisers are delighted to announce that following the 2014 Pride celebrations in Preston Park and the Pride Village Party, they have smashed their target and raised so far £64,578 for the Rainbow Fund Community Interest Company (9138066). These funds ... [Read more]

GFSN @ Manchester Pride

GFSN @ Manchester Pride   The Gay Football Supporters’ Network is leading the largest ever football presence at a UK Pride event, at this years Manchester Pride (23rd-25th August). Officially supported by Manchester City Football Club, the event will see the major UK LGBT football organisations walking together in Manchester’s ... [Read more]

Vote for Mr Gay World

Vote for Mr Gay World Back in 2008 Eric Butter and Dean Nelson embarked on a mission to create a global competition that would inspire and empower gay men to come together in a public performance that would show the world that being gay encompasses a broad spectrum. The mission to demonstrate that both inward beauty and ... [Read more]

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Bent Confession – An Army Life For Me

Bent Confession – An Army Life For Me   When I was in the Army I used to use the stripes on my arm to great effect, making the new recruits do exactly as I ordered. They were young and most had no idea what their rights were, all they knew was… obey all orders. When the lads were knackered after a day of exercise, drill or ... [Read more]

The LGF Community Hub for the Big Weekend.

The LGF Community Hub for the Big Weekend. Manchester Pride is working with The Lesbian and Gay Foundation (LGF) to create a new area at the Big Weekend. The LGF Community Hub will offer thousands attending the Big Weekend a series of free services designed to refresh, recharge and reconnect during the Bank Holiday festival. The award-winning ... [Read more]

The Greatest Gayest Sporting Event of the Year…?

The Greatest Gayest Sporting Event of the Year…? Prepare to toss your handbag! This year’s GMFA / RVT Sports Day boasts 12 teams who shunned the chance to compete in the Commonwealth games so that they could display their prowess at the UK’s premier gay games – of the silly variety. Notting Hill who? Sports Day outshines any other carnival ... [Read more]

Peyton invites us to his Beach House Sessions

Peyton invites us to his Beach House Sessions An Ibiza legend in his own right and the voice behind some of the biggest house tunes to have hit dance floors over the last decade, Peyton wears his heart on his sleeve through the power of his music and his inimitable vocals are recognised across the entire dance music spectrum.  And now, for the ... [Read more]

Bent Fiction – Cut-offs

Bent Fiction – Cut-offs By G Alexander.  Donny looked good in his cut-off shorts… and he knew it. He’d found them in a Thrift store when he was ten and just loved their faded, distressed look even then. Now, at 18, he still managed to squeeze into them and to say they fit him snugly would be an understatement. The well ... [Read more]

One Man Lord of the Rings to tour

One Man Lord of the Rings to tour One Man Lord of the Rings™ and One Man Star Wars™ Trilogy will embark on a UK tour following a successful season at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The shows are written and performed by Canadian actor Charles Ross, who was given permission to perform them when he presented the shows to the ... [Read more]

Nightstop – the charity for homeless LGBT youth

Nightstop – the charity for homeless LGBT youth Imagine having to spend a night sleeping rough because you’ve got nowhere to stay. Unfortunately, an increasing number of young people LGBT people right across the North East in both rural and urban communities are facing that difficult choice – tonight, tomorrow and the night after. A national ... [Read more]

The battle for LGBTI equality isn’t over yet

The battle for LGBTI equality isn’t over yet We here in the UK are pleased with the progress over recent years, that have been made regarding gay rights in this part of our world. However, as Peter Tatchell is keen to point out, we cannot feel smug and that the job is done… we cannot rest on our accomplishments when equality is not given to everyone… ... [Read more]

BLOCKBUSTER – The Musical

BLOCKBUSTER – The Musical BLOCKBUSTER The Musical follows the global success of Mamma Mia and We Will Rock You and features classic hits by Sweet, Suzi Quatro, Smokie, Tina Turner and Mud, including... BALLROOM BLITZ, BLOCKBUSTER, TIGER FEET, CAN THE CAN, DEVIL GATE DRIVE, SOME GIRLS, LAY BACK IN THE ARMS OF SOMEONE, LIVING NEXT ... [Read more]

Coronation Street Tour with Pride

Coronation Street Tour with Pride Coronation Street The Tour will be holding special tours in the run up to Manchester Pride where visitors will be encouraged to dress as their favourite Corrie characters. From Monday 18th to Friday 22nd August, visitors who attend tours between 8pm and 9pm dressed as one of the many iconic Coronation ... [Read more]

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