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Jess Wood, founder and Director of Allsorts LGBT Youth Project based in Brighton, has been awarded an MBE in the 2012 New Years Honours List announced today for services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and young people. Allsorts was set up in 1999. Since it launched, the project has continued to grow and expand with [...]
It can seem an overwhelming task to find what you’re looking for and Googling ‘lesbian or gay blog’ could lead you to hours of time spent down Alice’s Rabbit Hole in search for what you want. There are heaps of American blogs, so I thought I’d take a trip down the rabbit hole myself and unearth just who is LGBT and blogging in Brighton & Hove.
On Wednesday evening about 20 of us braved the downpours to attend a meeting above Charles Street Bar chaired by Chris Cooke. It was an open forum and anyone could attend. It was an inaugural meeting to set up the ‘Brighton & Hove LGBT Community Safety Forum’. The aim of the forum is to ensure [...]
Congratulate yourself for surviving this once a year celebration, safe in the knowledge that you have the next twelve months before you have to do it all again.
Scrolling down the comments below the video in YouTube, I was shocked at what had been written: “fake” and just simply “homo.” Well, yes, he is homosexual. Your point exactly? Someone even criticised the spelling in the video. How or why is that relevant? Another smugly remarked: “What a waste of paper.” As exceptionally funny as that is (please note my sarcasm here) it is also a ridiculous insult to a very simple yet clever video.
Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus is delighted to announce that a total of 1,340 out of 1,400 tickets had been confirmed as sold for their Pull A Cracker Christmas show at the Brighton Dome. And, as a direct result of this ticket selling bonanza, the Dome Box Office agreed to release just under 100 further seats [...]
Fundamentally, there’s not enough data on the LGBT community in Brighton & Hove, not when a few individuals or organisations are trying to get change or improvements to current services in the city, but haven’t the stats to prove it necessary. 3 short surveys for you to complete.
Although HIV is rarely in the news these days, it is still a big issue, particularly in Brighton, a town that has the highest rate of HIV+ infection outside of London; this is reflected in the many HIV+ support groups on offer, these include: Lunch Positive, a group run by volunteers, offering a three course [...]