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Brighton LGBT Pride which takes place on August 3rd have announced this years theme as ‘gay icons’. Celebrating and acknowledging those that publicly stick up for us whether gay or straight is a powerful and important message and is a great theme to get us all excited this year.
Tomorrow the Brighton Jubilee library has a free film screening of ’Jan’s Coming Out ‘ at 1pm as part of LGBT History Month. If like me you find lesbian films rather excruciating to sit through and generally unappealing, Jan Walker from the team behind the film, assures me and you that, “It’s an upbeat celebration [...]
Last month saw Peer Action thrusting their collective hips during their outing to the Rocky Horror Show and offer a wide variety of outings and activities throughout January and February for those living with and affected by HIV.
The first time I met the Bear Patrol was in the studio of the Brighton LGBT radio show ‘Out In Brighton’. They were to be interviewed about their latest activities and five members arrived like a whirlwind full of laughter, high spirits and energy. You couldn’t help but get sucked in by it and within [...]
This week is national HIV testing week, in a drive to help reduce the spread of HIV and to ensure people live to a ripe old age. Back in the day, no one wanted to get an HIV+ test as there was no cure and the life expectancy of those who were tested [...]
On the 3rd of November, 2007 Brighton saw the first outbreak of the living dead (40 zombies in total) stumble and stagger through the streets of Brighton as part of the Beach of the Dead. Since then, this annual event has grown in popularity with more and more of the un-dead making their pilgrimage to [...]
Tonight, there are two shows that take a peep into two gay men’s lives who both chose to hide their homosexuality by marrying women; such was the fear of the prejudice of the period between the 1950′s/ 1960′s. The Marlborough Theatre is showing Tales from the Spotted Dog and BBC4 has an evening of Kenny Everett [...]
Zhoosh caught up with Brighton’s gay comedy Queen Zoe Lyons to ask her about her journey into comedy, her upcoming show, coming out as gay and a few odd random questions thrown in.
Over the past few months, City Reads and QueenSpark books have been visiting various book clubs and LGBT groups, giving out this year’s City Reads book: My Policeman by Bethan Roberts. My Policeman is a story set in 1950’s Brighton and tells the heartbreaking tale about the doomed relationships between Tom, the policeman of the [...]
Brighton LGBT youth charity ‘Allsorts Youth Project’ recently launched their new youth group ‘Bi Brighton’ for Young bi/pan/omni/poly/queer People Under 26. The group is going from strength to strength and have teamed up with LGBT HIP, Clare Project and Brighton Bothways to hold an event on Bi Visibility Day this Sunday September 23rd. This will [...]