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Maspalomas Pride

Maspalomas Pride Gran Canaria is known as Europe´s largest gay destination and Maspalomas will host the 13th edition of Maspalomas Pride from 8 – 17 May 2015. A week of amazing events such as live shows with international artists, huge parade with over 100.000 visitors, boat excursions, pool parties and much more ... [Read more]

Pam Ann: Queen of the Sky

Pam Ann: Queen of the Sky Pam Ann, the world’s favourite International Air Hostess and Queen of the Sky, is back in the UK with a brand new show for 2015. Jet setting in direct from sell-out tours in Europe, USA, Australia, Pam Ann will be touching down at one her favourite airports (LHR) this Autumn and embarking on an extensive ... [Read more]

Paloma Faith announces Forest Live tour

Paloma Faith announces Forest Live tour Paloma Faith has announced a welcome return to seven spectacular woodland locations this summer as part of Forest Live, the Forestry Commission’s outdoor concert series, having performed to sell-out crowds in 2013. Paloma’s third album ‘A Perfect Contradiction’ was one of the huge success ... [Read more]

“Pop Saints and Sinners, and Other Stories…”

“Pop Saints and Sinners, and Other Stories…”  “Pop Saints and Sinners, and Other Stories” brings together work from a diverse range of contemporary artists, illustrators and cartoonists, working in different media, and converging on the notion of the pop art portrait of everyday heroes and villains. Pop art interprets the portrait as an ... [Read more]

The National Festival of LGBT History

The National Festival of LGBT History Manchester is hosting the first ever national festival focused on exploring, exposing, and discussing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT) history. The Festival is over five days, and will be at Central Library's Archives, the People's History Museum, and many venues throughout Manchester. It will ... [Read more]

Homosexual Acts – Unfinished Histories

Homosexual Acts – Unfinished Histories On Sunday 15th February 2015 the Arcola Theatre is generously hosting a Benefit event for Unfinished Histories. The event marks the 40th anniversary of the opening of the first gay theatre season in Britain, Homosexual Acts. Seven shows were performed (all by men) opening on 17th Feb 1975; it was ... [Read more]

British LGBT Awards

British LGBT Awards The awards season is upon us. The Golden Globes, the Oscars, the… well, you name it and there is probably an award for it but the only one that matters. So, opening the gold envelope: “And the only winner is…  The LGBT Media Awards, which are designed to showcase individuals and organisations ... [Read more]

Eurovision Ready

Eurovision Ready Although it meant nothing to Ultravox, Vienna will become the musical focal point when it hosts this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Probably the most watched, loved, hated, talked about, campest, spectacular, stunning and occasionally ‘grotesque’ entertainment show– Eurovision never disappoints ... [Read more]

Baby Lame – is back

Baby Lame – is back   Leave your inhibitions at the door... SHE’S BACK.  A fixture of London’s alternative cabaret circuit, Baby Lame brings her hit show underground and into the capital’s biggest arts festival. More messed up than The Exorcist combined with an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, get ready ... [Read more]

Piers & Queers tour of historical LGBT Brighton

Piers & Queers tour of historical LGBT Brighton  Piers and Queers, a walking tour during the national LGBT History Month, follows in the footsteps of some of the historical Brightonians who lived outside the norms of sexuality and gender. Brighton’s current popularity as a gay-friendly city is well-known, but Brighton has been attracting people ... [Read more]

Joe McElderry – more than A Face in the Mirror

Joe McElderry – more than A Face in the Mirror Tis the season to be jolly. Tis the season to be daft. Tis the Panto season, so you can unashamedly be both of them. All around the country these strange annual occurrences bring together kids of all ages to shout and boo, sing and scream at a bunch of actors who frankly, should know better. The problem ... [Read more]

Yorkshire Terriers Calendar 2015

Yorkshire Terriers Calendar 2015 The players of Terriers have come together to strip off in a bid to raise funds and do their bit for charity with the release of a naked calendar. Still wondering what your mum wants in her Christmas stocking? How about some Yorkshire steak? Whatever your poison, there's a Terrier for you. Beefcake ... [Read more]

Grindr Announces ‘Best of Awards’ for 2014

Grindr Announces ‘Best of Awards’ for 2014 Revealing Top Gay Icons and Moments of the Year Grindr, the leading all-male geo-social networking app, surveyed its extensive user base to reveal this year’s ‘Best of Awards.’ Grindr users from the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia weighed in on everything from their favourite song ... [Read more]

Fascinating Aida celebrate 30 years

Fascinating Aida celebrate 30 years Fascinating Aida, Britain’s best-loved comedy cabaret trio, who in 2013 celebrated 30 years of their unique brand of filthy, witty and fabulous entertainment, will finish their epic tour of hit show CHARM OFFENSIVE with a final potty mouthed peregrination round the UK during Spring 2015. First, they ... [Read more]

25th Anniversary Carnival of Diversity.

25th Anniversary Carnival of Diversity.    2015 see the UK's biggest Pride festival mark 25 fantastic years of Pride in the City and is widely anticipated to be the biggest Pride celebration in the city to date. To mark this important milestone, and in recognition of our diverse and inspirational community, our theme this year is "Carnival ... [Read more]

Don’t let HIV outsmart you

Don’t let HIV outsmart you This World AIDS Day, Someone Like Me, the global sexual health movement from Durex and the MTV Staying Alive Foundation is urging young people to be aware of the risks of HIV with a new global awareness campaign. Someone Like Me has launched a new video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhWZktQQk6s&feature=youtu ... [Read more]

Rainbow Christmas Market in Vienna

Rainbow Christmas Market in Vienna For the first time ever, a Christmas and New Year’s Eve market will be held under the motto "Queer, Pink & Proud" in December 2014. The location fits: The first Christmas market for gays and lesbians will be set up in the heart of Vienna’s gay and lesbian area in the 6th district, by the U4 ... [Read more]

HIV infections continue to rise

HIV infections continue to rise   Public Health England reports greatest number of new diagnoses in gay men The Report published today from Public Health England (PHE) - ‘HIV in the United Kingdom 2014 Report’ – states that in 2013 there was the highest ever number of gay men diagnosed with HIV – 3,250. 1 This is ... [Read more]

‘GAY BULL’ SAVED FROM SLAUGHTER BY THE SIMPSONS

‘GAY BULL’ SAVED FROM SLAUGHTER BY THE SIMPSONS Benjy – the Irish bull facing slaughter for being gay – has had his freedom bought by a Hollywood producer. When he learned from PETA that the bull in County Mayo was being fattened for slaughter after a veterinarian declared his sexual orientation the reason he wouldn't breed, Simpsons co-creator ... [Read more]

La Voix – more than just panto

La Voix – more than just panto La Voix, the breakout star from this past season’s Britain’s Got Talent, is singlehandedly bringing the energy and rawness of the Big Band forties era back to the modern stage.  “It was a time where pure talents shined,” reminisces the world’s newest drag icon.  “When celebrities weren’t ... [Read more]

“UK STANDUP DAY” TO BANISH BULLYING

“UK STANDUP DAY” TO BANISH BULLYING   England rugby World Cup winner Ben Cohen is kicking bullying into touch with a new campaign launched on the anniversary of his father’s death. Ben - whose father Peter lost his life after stepping up to protect someone else  - will encourage people to take to social media to give a united, resounding ... [Read more]

1 Model 100 Artists Exhibition & Auction

1 Model 100 Artists Exhibition & Auction    Leeds based charity, No Going Back, is holding its first auction to raise much needed funds. The auction and art exhibition will be held at the White Cloth Gallery, Leeds at 7pm on 15th December 2014.  The event ‘1 Model 100 Artists’ will give attendees the opportunity to purchase a piece of ... [Read more]

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