Eight shows you can’t miss at VAULT Festival 2020 💫

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VAULT is back for 2020, with the best of LGBTQI performance BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY TOM SHANNON The fastest growing arts festival in the UK, VAULT Festival, is back for another run. 2020 is the biggest ever edition across eight packed weeks with more than 500 shows now on sale! VAULT’s bold and innovative [….]

Riot Girls: Shelley Silas breathes new life into the 1928 trial of Radclyffe Hall

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“We need to be constantly reminded and remind others not to be complacent. We’re living in troubling times” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE BBC RADIO 4. Looking for something lovely to fill your ears with this weekend? You’ve come to the right place. London-based playwright Shelley Silas has, with the help of a handful of similarly talented women, [….]

Browse LGBT+ History Month’s brand spankin’ website

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A fresh lick of (digital) paint for the online resource ahead of February’s jam-packed calendar BY ERIN MANIATOPOULOU. IMAGE THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION. Today, activist and founder of LGBT+ History Month, Professor Sue Sanders, tweeted LGBTHM’s newly launched website lgbthistorymonth.org.uk ahead of February’s rainbowlicious roster of events, and people – there’s so much on there. Aiming [….]

EVENTS: Munroe Bergdorf comes to Sheffield

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Model and social activist to headline South Yorkshire’s SheFest fringe festival BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Sheffield’s reyt wonderful (that’s really wonderful) fringe festival celebrating and promoting gender equality SheFest is back for 2020 – just in time for International Women’s Day. This year’s festival will headlined by Munroe Bergdorf, recently appointed UN Women UK Changemaker and working [….]

REVIEW: Victoria Victorious! @ Brighton’s Komedia

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“Hannah Brackenbury’s ease of word play and joke set-ups capture the best of Victoria Wood’s legacy” BY KATIE HALL Performer Hannah Brackenbury has opened her UK tour of the award-winning musical tribute to Victoria Wood “Victorious” to a sold out show at Brighton’s Komedia – and it’s easy to see why. Victorious has lived up to [….]

1996: A mid-90s coming out story

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Spoken word artist Jenny Foulds captures her coming out – and the kindness of the strangers who helped her do so BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE JENNY FOULDS Scotland-born, London-based spoken word artist Jenny Foulds started writing and performing spoken word around two years ago, following a 10 year hiatus from performing. “My spoken word can [….]

It’s coming: Season two of Generation Q

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Showtime confirm there *will* be a second series of The L Word Generation Q BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE YOUTUBE/SHOWTIME. Showtime are dropping all of the mics on social today as the channel confirm there will be a second series of The L Word Generation Q. Writing on Twitter, the @SHO_TheLWord account tweeted, “I just can’t [….]