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Georgey Payne, singer/songwriter for lesbian band Greymatter and Caron Morton, co-founder of GELtoday.com, have announced plans to record a charity song ‘Breathing Life,’ at Dean Street Studios in Soho this October. The single, which will be available to download before Christmas 2011; will see all its proceeds stay within the gay community via Stonewall and [...]
When I wrote about Jamie Rodemeyer taking his own life after years of being bullied at school for being bisexual, in the back of my head I really believed that the children who had targeted him would wake up to their words of hate and realise that they had been the cause of a 14 [...]
For as many people who go out of their way to say something nice, there are a few bad apples who think it quite acceptable to spout words of hate believing their actions have little or no consequence to their victims; this is never the case. Last week it was reported that fourteen year old [...]
You’re a writer, you have worked hard on developing a plot for your young adult, fictional novel. You have created a character you love and you know will reach out to your readership. The excitement builds as you get a call from a literary agent who says they love the book but… for the manuscript [...]
Throughout the years there have been countless cranks, politicians and religious fanatics ready to jump on the bandwagon to spout words of hate against the LGBT community; some are destructive, while others are just plain ridiculous. Who can forget the right wing views of Reverend Jerry Falwell who suggested that Tinky-Winky (an animated foam form) [...]
On Brighton Pride Day we chatted to some of the groups at Preston Park who had a stall. Find out more about who they are in this podcast and what information they were handing out: This podcast includes: Brighton & Hove Carers Centre – Reaching Out (LGBT Carers Group) http://www.thecarerscentre.org/ Brighton LGBT Green Party http://www.lgbtgreens.org.uk/brighton/ [...]
If 1000 people donated just £3 a month, they could help save Brighton and Hove LGBT Switchboard. Brighton & Hove LGBT Switchboard provides a telephone help-line service and a counselling service to more than 1000 people per year. It costs the charity £250 per day to operate and with funding becoming harder to secure. Switchboard [...]
After thirty years, the lifelong ban on gay and bisexual men giving blood is set to be lifted late this year…with certain conditions attached. The main one being that a gay/bisexual man will only be allowed to donate blood as long as he has abstained from any sexual intercourse with another man for twelve months. [...]
The wait for fans is finally over as all-girl band Greymatter announce October 1 as the official release date for their third album, ‘Small Steps in a Big Life’.
Lucky fans who were quick enough to snap up one of 100 exclusive pre-release copies of the new album at the beginning of August are already buzzing on Greymatter’s facebook page about their favourite tracks.
The other day I received via snail mail from Gatwick, one of those letters that entice poor old pensioners into a web of fraud that sucks up all their money leaving relatives who were looking forward to a slice themselves gasping with rage. This letter purported to come from a Chinese lady who is apparently [...]