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There might be some connection – a coincidence of a cinematic kind perhaps – when a rare category, exempli gratia films made by women about women, follow each other to the box office. I am thinking of “The Iron Lady” re Margaret Thatcher (dir: Phyllida Lloyd) and “W.E.” re Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII (dir: [...]
The Brighton & Hove Libraries Service have a number of events and activities taking place in February 2012 to mark LGBT History Month and is marking Holocaust Memorial Day January 27th with an exhibition (now until 30th Jan) tracing the way Germany’s Nazi Party changed the world for male and female homosexuals and transvestites. LGBT Exhibition [...]
Happy 60th Birthday Peter Tatchell. To some, Peter Tatchell is the People’s Protester, to other’s he is an annoyance, for this author he is a hero. Citing his constant campaigns for human rights, highlighting environmental issues with his role as the Green Party’s Parliamentary candidate for Oxford East, and for being the one man brave [...]
In this post we interview local resident and lesbian DJ Lesley Warwick-Love aka DJ ‘The Fondue Inferno’. So, Lesley, tell me about your DJ background? ‘The Fondue Inferno’ has had many aliases over my 18 years of Dj’ing. I made my mark as an underground DJ playing House, hard house and hardcore at Phase II’s [...]
With LGBT History Month almost upon us (February) and Zhoosh involved in helping to co-ordinate LGBT History month events taking place in Brighton & Hove, Gary Pargeter from Lunch Positive contacted us about an HIV project they are involved with to record a timeline and a local history of HIV & AIDS . “We started to [...]
LGBT HIP have some exciting news to share regarding developments with the project in 2012. Originally, they were just focused on consulting with LGBT people on health issues. However, Brighton and Hove City Council have become interested in their work and have decided to support the project too – hence the change of name. They’ll still be LGBT HIP [...]
The way we can now all communicate via social networks, like Facebook, Twitter etc has opened the world to some great debates as well as some really banal tweets. I’m still puzzled why Stephen Fry’s tweet that he was stuck in a lift a few years back made the Six O Clock news, I guess [...]
Zhoosh has been keeping a close eye on the L-Project since it’s birth last summer. The project, created by Georgey Payne from UK lesbian band Greymatter and Sofia Antonia Milone (GeEkgiRL) is based around a single to raise awareness and money for charities that work to combat homophobic bullying against young people.
The L Project is gathering growing support from both gay and straight communities across the UK and beyond. “The enthusiasm is amazing!” says Georgey Payne,”we’re finding that most people know of, or have been affected by this issue, and just want to join in and help in whatever way they can
A New Year, and may be some New Year resolutions? In this post we give our Top 10 suggestions from learning to dance with Brighton and Hove’s only lesbian gay transgender and bisexual Latin American and Ballroom dance club, taking up meditation with Brighton LGBT Meditation Group or how you can volunteer and donate to local LGBT organisations.