Posts in 'Gay' Category
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 [...]
The media has been awash with stories about racism in sports over the last few months, from John Terry’s foul mouthed racist outburst against Anton Ferdinand, to the more recent questioning of Premier League football referee, Mark Clattenburg’s alleged racist comment to Chelsea midfilder, John Obi Mikel. As hideous as these headlines are, racism in [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
If like me you love Brighton based Choccywoccydoodah and their elaborate window displays of chocolate sculpture that are a delight to walk past, you’ll love seeing this behind the scene’s observational documentary.
There’s a joke Maureen Lipman use to tell about trusting a politicians body-language: “If a politician’s touches his hair, he’s telling the truth. If he rubs his nose, he’s telling the truth. If he scratches his ear, he’s telling the truth. If he adjusts his tie, he’s telling the truth. But as soon as he opens his [...]
LGBT superheroes in mainstream comics in the past have been far and few between. Although there has always been LGBT characters appearing within the pages of DC’s or Marvel’s pages, they have never ran a storyline in which an LGBT character has taken centre stage. Instead they would be so deep in the closet that [...]
This year the theme for IDAHOBIT is ‘global voices against homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools.’ This theme is particularly poignant for the young people at Allsorts Youth Project who either attend school, or have done very recently. With this in mind Allsorts has launched a campaign asking LGBT young people to share their experiences and ideas on how schools could be made safer for LGBT young people.
Each month Ignite Social Media produces a chart ranking the top 50 branded Facebook Fan pages, which I always enjoy taking a look at. As an aggregator of Brighton & Hove LGBTQ information, I thought I’d do a similar task for Zhoosh. I’m interested because I use the internet a lot as an LGBTQ individual [...]
So what’s been happening in the last month with The L Project? Who are The L Project? Really, you’re not already a fan? Okay, for those of you living in caves, here’s what you missed.. The L Project released an anti-bullying charity single entitled ”It Does Get Better” on Feb 11th 2012 recorded by 17 of the UK’s [...]