Ariana Grande to headline Manchester Pride

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Ariana joins Years & Years and 80’s duo Bananarama on stage at the 2019 Pride event BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We’re just a little bit excited that Ariana Grande has been announced as the headliner for Manchester Pride 2019, aren’t you? The annual event, has today announced its biggest ever line-up, jam-packed with huge names across [….]

Bad Girls creator withdraws Stonewall support citing “militant ‘trans’ agenda”

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Stonewall chair Jan Gooding dismisses comments instead reiterating the charity’s commitment to trans communities BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Maureen Chadwick, creator of hit TV series Bad Girls, Footballer’s Wives and Waterloo Road has withdrawn her support from the UK’s leading LGBT charity, Stonewall – along with partner Katherine Gotts – amid claims that the charity are [….]

YouTube star Lilly Singh comes out as bisexual

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“Throughout my life these have proven to be obstacles, but now I’m fully embracing them as my superpowers” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Lilly Singh, better known by her YouTube name Superwoman, took to social media yesterday to reveal her sexuality. Singh tweeted to her 5.7M Twitter followers on Sunday February 24, saying: “Female [….]

REVIEW: Queer By Nature at VAULT Festival

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“With queerness proven in 1500 species, I think it’s fair to say we’re all a little queer by nature”  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS This years VAULT festival, running until March 17 2019, is jam-packed with amazing LGBTQI inclusive shows. Every year, VAULT festival showcases so much new and rising talent and this year, I was lucky [….]

Ellen Page: “I was told, ‘People cannot know you’re gay'”

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The film star reveals she was told to hide her sexuality by Hollywood execs BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM/PORTER Ellen Page came out in her infamous speech at the Human Rights Campaign’s Time To Thrive conference back in 2014 and has been a huge queer icon since then, speaking out on LGBTQI issues left, [….]