EVENTS: The LOL Word’s big online comedy gayla

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Join this inclusive queer comedy night from the comfort of your own home! BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS As lockdown restrictions loom closer, you might be thinking of all the live comedy you’ll be missing out on over the next few months. But fear not! The LOL Word are taking their hilarious queer comedy night online for [….]

EVENTS: Missing Pride? Get yourself ready for Copenhagen 2021 🌈

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WorldPride and EuroGames are set to bring the LGBTQI community to life next year BY JEMMA TRACEY, IMAGE BY ANDREAS PAULSSON Imagine a large scale, LGBTQI event where all LGBTQI women are seen, represented, and most importantly, included! For 10 days in August, Copenhagen in Denmark and Malmö in Sweden will host WorldPride and EuroGames [….]

EVENTS: Aké Arts & Book Festival 2020 kicks off today!

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Here’s our top picks from this four day celebration of creativity in Africa BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Now in its eighth year, Aké Arts & Book Festival has brought over 700 artists, writers, poets, musicians, dancers, filmmakers, actors, filmmakers and thinkers together to dialogue and celebrate creativity on the African continent through panel discussions, art exhibitions, [….]

EVENTS: Queer collectives take over Pleasance Islington this festive season

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Time to make the yuletide gay!  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS I know it might sound a little early to be talking about Christmas, but judging by how quickly 2020 is passing us by, it really is just around the corner.  The good news is that three queer collectives  – The Bitten Peach, Pecs Drag Kings, and [….]

EVENTS: Join Big Tent Ideas tonight for a virtual queer debate

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DIVA Publisher, Linda Riley, will chair the first Queer Debate tonight at 7pm BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Join Big Tent Ideas for the first of a series of events focused on the most pressing queer issues of the day, bringing together a wide range of voices from LGBTQI communities and organisations to explore personal experiences. You [….]

EVENTS: What’s on at Brighton Fringe?

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Brighton Fringe is back for it’s Autumn Season in 2020, with a few LGBTQI treats in store  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Even in these strange times, Brighton Fringe’s Autumn Season is back for 2020 with plenty of queer content coming your way. With more than 50 events taking place in a COVID-safe way across Brighton, as [….]

EVENTS: Queer The Pier will showcase excerpts from Anne Lister’s visit to Brighton

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Queer The Pier at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery will run until February 2022 BY LISA HINKINS Emphasising the L in LGBTQI, one of the first stories in Queer The Pier to engage with is the historical lesbian of the moment: Anne Lister. Imagine the excitement when we discovered that Lister and her lover Mariana Lawton [….]