EVENTS: Rebuilding Beirut with Pride

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A group of LGBTQI Lebanese expats and allies to host an evening of artwork and live performances to raise money that will help victims of Beirut Blast  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The UK’s LGBTQI community, their allies and the Lebanese diaspora are coming together next weekend in order to raise funds that will go towards rebuilding [….]

NEWS: FilmPride 2020 will deliver its programme online for free

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Brighton & Hove Pride’s official LGBTQI Film Festival will go ahead digitally in August 2020  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS FilmPride, Brighton & Hove Pride’s official LGBTQI film festival, was set to take place at The Latest Music Bar in late July, to coincide with Pride week. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the festival has had [….]

NEWS: Bristol Pride goes digital for 2020

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The online line-up for this year’s celebration is packed with two weeks full of LGBTQI talent  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY DAN REGAN The annual Bristol Pride festival will move online this year due to the impact of COVID-19, but will still present a series of Pride favourites and much-loved events.  The festival, which has [….]

BOOKS: Join Sophie Ward’s book launch via Zoom this evening

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After being long-listed for the 2020 Booker Prize, Love And Other Thought Experiments launches in paper-back format today BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS You may already be pretty excited about Love And Other Thought Experiments by Sophie Ward as it was announced last week as one of the novels long listed novels for the Booker Prize for Fiction [….]

NEWS: GLAAD Chair Pamela Stewart to give keynote for Bold Strokes Books supporting LGBTQI authors

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An online literary festival taking place this weekend, featuring your favourite Bold Strokes Books authors  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Have you already raced through your lockdown reading list? Are you looking for a weekend activity that will introduce you to a whole host of LGBTQI writers?  LGBTQI fiction publisher Bold Strokes Books is hosting a three [….]

NEWS: More than 57 million people joined the first ever Global Pride event

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The 27-hour virtual Pride reached viewers in at least 163 countries at the end of Pride Month BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Bringing Pride Month to a close on 27 June 2020, the first ever Global Pride celebration kept us all entertained while we missed out on the chance to head to any physical Pride events due to [….]