Posts in 'LGBT' Category
Guest post by James Hubbard. Starting a new job is quite stressful, or at least a little daunting. The average person is likely to question how well they might fit into their new company, how well they might perform in the role, how well they might cope with the challenges that a new job often brings. However, [...]
With word of Thatcher’s death, news stories have flooded in about how this woman and her government dismantled the unions, privatised the UK’s utility servicers and sold of the council housing stock, which was great for many first time buyers, but neglected to reinvest in social housing.
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 [...]
Christmas is the giving season and so whilst doing your last minute shopping gifts for friends and family, think about sparing a few moments of time on-line and donating something to charity this Christmas. I’ve compiled a list of LGBT charities in Brighton & Hove for you to consider where you can donate directly via [...]
#PowerOfWe. When I think about this from a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans (LGBT) perspective, my thoughts immediately interpret ‘we’ as ‘community’ – the ‘Power of the LGBT community’. But what is this? Is there still such a thing as ‘community’ for those who are LGBT? If community even exists, what power does it hold if any? #BlogActionDay
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 [...]
Film Festival starts tomorrow Saturday 11th August 2012 from 12 midday @ Komedia Brighton Richard Gladman, aka Cyberschizoid and Sarah James (Scare Sarah) are queer, live in Brighton and love horror films and culture! They have been running classic horror film screenings mainly in London and Brighton for over a year now and have an [...]
Many charities have struggled to keep going with increased competition for grant and statutory funding. It made me think about local LGBTQ groups who are doing amazing activities to help fund and support our charities when as individuals we seem to be choosing non-LGBT charities to support.
TRANS* EQUALITY SCRUTINY Brighton and Hove City Council (BHCC) is carrying out a trans* equality scrutiny. This is where a small group of councillors investigate an issue in detail and make public recommendations for change. Councillors Phelim Mac Cafferty, Denise Cobb and Warren Morgan, along with two independent trans people want to hear from a [...]