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Confession: Being a living doll

Confession: Being a living doll Since I was a kid I‘ve always been drawn to wearing my sister’s clothes. She was 5 years older than me so had lots of her old clothes around, which she used to great effect. As youngsters she would dress me up when her mates came round and I must have enjoyed it as I don’t ever remember getting ... [Read more]

Lads who love their legs

Lads who love their legs It’s that time of year when we begin to think about our legs again. Remember them? Those perfect pins that have been hiding all year round. The arrival of summer brings with it relaxed days spent lounging bare-legged soaking up the sun. But for some getting the perfect beach body in time for summer ... [Read more]

Travel – We are Family, especially in Brighton!

Travel – We are Family, especially in Brighton! More and more gay families now include children – adopted, biological, maybe even from previous heterosexual relationships. So where better to take your little darlings than for a fun few days out by the seaside in lovely Brighton? Maybe even for Brighton Pride (Sat 2 Aug 2014)! Brighton is a ... [Read more]

Online gay art with Character

Online gay art with Character CHARACTER is a fancy international gay art magazine about images, emotions and the stories they tell and with this issue celebrates its third anniversary. Featuring more than 90 artists and contributors, over 340 pages, Character is the first international Gay Art magazine free online and entirely ... [Read more]

Geek Pride – come and join in

Geek Pride – come and join in Manchester based community collective, Geek Pride, is calling for geeks across the region to unite and partake in the Manchester Pride Parade this August bank holiday weekend, to celebrate LGBT and geek culture.  Following on from a successful founding year in 2012, Geek Pride returns as an annual ... [Read more]

Bollywood Music Video for Gay Rights Exceeds One Million Views

Bollywood Music Video for Gay Rights Exceeds One Million Views A Bollywood-inspired United Nations music video with a message of gay acceptance has rapidly become one of the most watched UN videos of all time. “The Welcome”, released on 30 April 2014 as part of the UN’s ongoing Free & Equal campaign, has been watched by more than a million people on the ... [Read more]

Travel – 10 handy apps for a hassle-free vacation

Travel – 10 handy apps for a hassle-free vacation Whether traveling within your country or to the globe’s most exotic locations, most travelers will experience some frustrating roadblocks. While technology can’t solve all of your problems, it can certainly make your life on the go a lot more worry-free. You have to worry about booking tickets, hotels ... [Read more]

Workaholic Brits on summer holidays

Workaholic Brits on summer holidays With the schools out for summer, it’s time for Brits to pack up their suitcases and jet off to sunnier destinations, and a new survey from ESET has revealed most people won’t be forgetting their work-enabled mobile device in their luggage this year, with the anticipation of having to work while on ... [Read more]

Sex Toys

Sex Toys Sex Toys - These two words alone are guaranteed to send certain people into fits of apoplexy. “If it’s not done naturally… then it shouldn’t be done at all.” “If God had meant us to have a piece of rubber up our butts…” etc etc etc But when it comes to sex, there are no God given ... [Read more]

‘Think Again’ Fundraiser

‘Think Again’ Fundraiser The Bridge Bar in Clapham is hosting a night of music and cabaret with Julez Hamilton on Sunday, 13th July in support of GMFA’s HIV-prevention campaign ‘Think Again’ (www.gmfa.org.uk/thinkagainhiv ). The ‘Think Again’ campaign, which Stephen Fry described as ‘brilliant’, urges younger ... [Read more]

Many widowers and same-sex partners are losing out on pensions

Many widowers and same-sex partners are losing out on pensions The TUC is urging the government to change the rules on the accrual of survivor pensions so that widowers and same-sex couples are treated in the same way as widows, and do not lose out when their partners pass away. Many widowers, surviving civil partners and same-sex spouses are currently losing ... [Read more]

Allow same sex marriages in Jersey, TUC urges island’s leaders

Allow same sex marriages in Jersey, TUC urges island’s leaders If you are thinking that maybe celebrating your same-sex marriage on ‘romantic’ island of Jersey is a possibility, think again. Same-sex couples have been able to marry in England and Wales since the end of March – a right currently denied to LGBT people living in Jersey. As part of its campaign ... [Read more]

First night turn offs

First night turn offs I was discussing with my boyfriend the other day about things that had turned us off on previous early ventures into gaydom. Meeting Mr Right has never been easy but you would think that gay guys would have a bit of class about it for when they do. I’m afraid to report that this isn’t the ... [Read more]

myGwork – The launch of a new revolutionary LGBT social network

myGwork – The launch of a new revolutionary LGBT social network We, founders of myGwork, felt during our previous employments gays and lesbians were not fully integrated in their workplaces. We wished we were part of a company where one can talk freely about personal life without being judged. LGBT professionals are asking for more recognition in the workplace, companies ... [Read more]

Peter Tatchell Becomes First Proud2Be Patron

Peter Tatchell Becomes First Proud2Be Patron LGBT organisation Proud2Be Project are proud to announce legendary human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell as their new Patron.  Peter is best known for his tireless work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) social movements. Born in Melbourne, Australia, in 1952, Peter began campaigning for ... [Read more]

Bent USA – GaysWithKids.com

Bent USA – GaysWithKids.com  Photo Graeme Coleman  Gays With Kids, a first-of-its-kind website to help gay dads navigate fatherhood − from creating their families to raising them − will launch today in time for Father’s Day and this year’s Pride celebrations.  Co-founded by Brian Rosenberg and Ferd van Gameren, husbands ... [Read more]

West End “A London Summer”

West End “A London Summer” The website of London's West End Theatres - WestEndTheatre.com - has launched a major new guide for visitors to London this summer. Called "A London Summer" (www.westendtheatre.com/summer ) the online guide brings together all major London Theatre events running in the Capital over Summer 2014 including ... [Read more]

Confession – Fat is the new black

Confession – Fat is the new black Hi, I’m not sure if this is a confession or a cry for help… but here goes. A couple of weeks ago I was in the office (a new job I’ve only just recently started since leaving school) and this middle-aged guy came in and embraced the boss. They were laughing and obviously pleased to see each other ... [Read more]

Ten things to do during the World Cup

Ten things to do during the World Cup With the imminent start of yet more football on TV you might find that you need a bit of a diversion. We’ve all been there. We’re not quite as enthusiastic as our partner is about something. It could be fashion, Kylie, Eurovision, his favourite bar, choice of aftershave or even his friends… but ... [Read more]

Ten things to do during the World Cup

Ten things to do during the World Cup With the imminent start of yet more football on TV you might find that you need a bit of a diversion. We’ve all been there. We’re not quite as enthusiastic as our partner is about something. It could be fashion, Kylie, Eurovision, his favourite bar, choice of aftershave or even his friends… but ... [Read more]

TUC issues new briefing on LGBT workers

TUC issues new briefing on LGBT workers The TUC has published a new briefing for trade union reps about mental health issues and how lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people can be affected in the workplace. LGBT Workers and Mental Health reveals that mental health issues can be even more challenging for LGBT people than the rest ... [Read more]

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