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EUROGAMES STOCKHOLM 2015 ON A UK TOUR The Eurogames Stockhom 2015 team will be visiting the UK next week, touching down in London, Manchester and Brighton between 4-7 December. We are thrilled to meet UK's fabulous LGBT sports teams (Team-G(for gay)B) and people as well as the whole British LGBTQ community especially through our collaboration ... [Read more]

Manifesto for Secularism – Against the Religious Right

Manifesto for Secularism – Against the Religious Right Secularism is vital for the defence of democracy, equality & human rights “The launch of the Manifesto for Secularism is a challenge to the global rise of the Religious Right and its menacing values, which threaten women, LGBTs, atheists, minority faiths, apostates and many others,” said human ... [Read more]

The Lunatic Agenda

The Lunatic Agenda This is the face of Russia’s co-creator of their gay propaganda laws, Vitaly Malinov. A man (we can only surmise) who is so troubled by his own sexuality he finds comfort in exploiting others as a smokescreen. Not only has he taken Russia on a path of ‘cultural and moral renewal’ he now wants ... [Read more]

Gay Marriage – It’s up to you        by Les Lea

Gay Marriage – It’s up to you by Les Lea So, the 29th March is rapidly approaching and we gays will be allowed to proclaim our love by getting married… just like anyone else can. Actually. Wait a minute. Erm, sorry but there are some restrictions. Well there had to be really didn’t there? After all, Equality is a grand concept but we ... [Read more]

Humourous, thoughtful and sometimes silly inspiration?

Humourous, thoughtful and sometimes silly inspiration?   Social networks are under scrutiny these days. There have been a few high-profile incidents that hit the headlines and made most people unhappy with some of the actions of a heartless few. However, spending any time in newsgroups and online in general… and we rate Tumblr as it is one ... [Read more]

The Score: 400 to 175

The Score: 400 to 175 Yes, MPs vote in favour of same-sex marriage, which means that Parliament backs David Cameron's plans by an impressive majority of 225. As the Prime Minister announces that this is a "step forward for our country", his own party was ripped in two by this free vote. However, as good as this vote is ... [Read more]

Hairy palms time

Hairy palms time The truth about masturbation. It’s one of those activities that can be both relaxing and exhilarating at the same time. For a young male (and possibly for a young female) that first experience can be frightening, surprising and confusing… but brilliant because it might just help us get to sleep ... [Read more]

Is That Discrimination?

Is That Discrimination? A campaign by the UK’s leading advice agencies is helping people to become more aware of their rights as budget cuts and redundancies loom. The ‘Is that discrimination?’ campaign helps people tackle unfair treatment and therefore protect themselves and others. Its Plain English award-winning ... [Read more]

February 2011: Editor’s Words

February 2011: Editor’s Words Now that we are well into 2011 many of us will be turning our thoughts to the warmer weather and anticipating a holiday in the coming months. The fact that the recent court case concerning whether a ‘Christian’ couple, who owned a bed and breakfast, had the right to deny a same sex couple a double ... [Read more]

All things Religious

All things Religious Religion’s spring summer collection is a reflection of the rebellious attitudes and ad hoc style of the tattoo clad, selfassured kids of the East End streets. £90 - Cotton Wax Jacket, £35 - Vest with Praying Skeleton £80 - Black Twill Jeans

Editor’s Words            Equality: the state of being equal

Editor’s Words Equality: the state of being equal Equality seems a strange concept for an awful lot of people to comprehend yet the precept is very simple – We are all Equal. Of course in George Orwell’s literary classic ‘Animal Farm’ we know that once some achieve power the adage that ‘we are all equal… just some are more equal than ... [Read more]