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Travel – Man oh man oh Manchester!

Travel – Man oh man oh Manchester! Adrian Gillan hits Canal Street in manic Manchester.  Arguably the gayest street on Earth - amidst arguably Earth’s most perfectly-proportioned queer quarter!  Sights  But first, on arrival - before all-things-gay - do take a quick look around! Browse Manchester Cathedral, Manchester Town ... [Read more]

“Sinfully Addicted”.

“Sinfully Addicted”. Autumn is here! Addicted is pleased to present Sinfully Addicted, a brand new and wicked campaign, produced in collaboration with BelAmi and its stars. Production took place in the romantic city of Budapest, Hungary, in the same locations where this well-known gay porn production company shoots its ... [Read more]

Epic Malachi

Epic Malachi by Tom Teitjen One Friday every month at London’s Club Pulse (No 1 Invicta Plaza, Southbank, SE1 9UF), fabulous characters from all walks of gay glitterati converge on EPIC, the spectacular event produced by Manhattan power promoter Michael Theriault.  On Friday, 24th October, the club will become ... [Read more]

Archbishop of York beset by gay protesters

Archbishop of York beset by gay protesters   The Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, was today confronted by gay and Christian protesters as he attended the opening of the restored Archbishop’s Palace at Southwell Minister, Nottinghamshire. They accused him of “victimising, intimidating and bullying” gay Anglican priest Canon Jeremy Pemberton ... [Read more]


Wonderkid Recently, there has been a great deal of publicity about gays in sport and the general opinion was that the public’s perception of this subject was becoming a little more positive. One of the few sports that haven’t got a leading out gay figure is football, and in some ways, it is getting harder ... [Read more]

Gaywise FESTival

Gaywise FESTival On the 10th November the UK’s premier festival for LGBTQI culture returns to venues across London for its seventh year running with a world-class programme of film, dance, art and performance, this year responding to the festival theme of Myths and Mythology. GFEST - Gaywise FESTival® was founded ... [Read more]

A Night In Paradise

A Night In Paradise As Homer’s Odyssey is to western literature, the Paradise Garage is at the cornerstone of modern dance music and its culture.  Having attained almost mythical status, this groundbreaking club and the man at its musical helm, the legendary Larry Levan, have had a profound and lasting effect on the ... [Read more]

Fund to fight for more LGBT Tory MPs

Fund to fight for more LGBT Tory MPs At the Conservatives' annual conference, LGBTory, the party's LGBT group, has launched a dedicated fund to support LGBT candidates.  The Conservative Party has more LGBT MPs than all the other parties put together and with less than a year to the General Election, the fund will support a new generation ... [Read more]

UN Human Rights Council Votes To Support LGBT Rights

UN Human Rights Council Votes To Support LGBT Rights The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) has applauded the United Nations’ top human rights body for approving a resolution condemning discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, calling it an important step forward toward progress for equality and human ... [Read more]

Kylie Kisses Us All Once More…

Kylie Kisses Us All Once More… Unless you have been on Mars you will know that Kylie Minogue’s Kiss Me Once Tour kicked off in Liverpool on Wednesday. As luck would have it Bent’s number one Kylie fan Simon Savidge was there to report on the proceedings and see what the Showgirl had up her sleeve for us next. Like any true Kylie ... [Read more]

Gambia anti-gay Bill: London embassy protest

Gambia anti-gay Bill: London embassy protest Photo: Peter Tatchell Foundation     African LGBTI activists and their British allies have urged the Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh, not to sign the new anti-gay Criminal Code (Amendment) Bill 2014, which was passed by the National Assembly on 25 August. The say it violates the Gambian constitution ... [Read more]

BFI London Film Festival.

BFI London Film Festival. The 58th LFF will run between Wednesday 8th October – Sunday 19th October and this year will have a particularly strong focus in the programme on films with LGBT relevance. This focus covers everything from historical biopics detailing the repressive ‘gross indecency’ laws and the events leading ... [Read more]

Maspalomas Winter Pride 2014

Maspalomas Winter Pride 2014 After thirteen successful years of Maspalomas Pride, founding team members are building on the overwhelming success of this now famous brand by launching the first ever edition of Maspalomas Winter Pride from 13 – 15 of November 2014. Amongst the confirmed live acts are: Baccara “Yes Sir, I can ... [Read more]

Top 5 closing parties not to miss in Ibiza

Top 5 closing parties not to miss in Ibiza Ocean Beach Ibiza Official Closing Party – 3rd October Ocean Beach Ibiza is open 7 days a week offering the best pool parties in Ibiza, arguably the world; however, all good things must come to an end. Celebrating another fine season Ocean Beach Ibiza is putting on one last party to finish off another ... [Read more]

Mr Gay World Exclusive

Mr Gay World Exclusive With the title of Mr Gay World 2014 now under his belt, Stuart Hatton Jr, who was  also the winner of the Mr Gay UK competition, has been offered an unprecedented opportunity to continue for a second year. MrGayUK Director Terry George, sent a message to Stuart which offered him this unique ... [Read more]

Eurogames Stockholm 2015

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

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]

Rainbow Laces 2014 Campaign Launch

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]

Conference To Support Older LGBT People

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]

Gay Rugby – eliminating homophobia

Gay Rugby – eliminating homophobia As the Bingham Cup kicked off today in Sydney, two Rugby World Cup winning Wallabies’ captains joined senior federal politicians for every major Australian party, as the International Rugby Board (IRB) and the Australian Rugby Union made history. The IRB is believed to be the first major international ... [Read more]

Avatars on runway @ Stockholm Fashion Week

Avatars on runway @ Stockholm Fashion Week In impressive caves on an island in Stockholm, Swedish Fashion Brand Björn Borg, in collaboration with Creative Show Director Bea Åkerlund, treated the Fashion Week audience to an extravagant game-inspired runway show. Celebrating individuality, love and fashion in a digital era, the show served as ... [Read more]

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