Vita & Virginia to open this year’s BFI Flare Film Festival

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True story of the relationship between Virginia Woolf and enigmatic aristocrat, Vita Sackville-West, kicks off LGBTQ+ Film Fest BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Chanya Button’s Vita & Virginia, which opens this year’s BFI Flare LGBTQ+ Film Festival – the UK’s longest running LGBTQ+ film event – tells the story of Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West’s intoxicating encounters. “We’re [….]

Cara Delevingne, Rita Ora and Cynthia Nixon are all up for British LGBT Awards

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Demi Lovato, Halsey and Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick also made the star-studded shortlist The British LGBT Awards has released its shortlist for the 2019 ceremony with girl band Little Mix, singer Ellie Goulding, Sex And The City actor turned politician Cynthia Nixon and TV personalities Stephen Fry and Susanna Reid all nominated for gongs. The awards in [….]

Charity Diversity Role Models announce Pathways To LGBT+ Inclusion

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The new, fully funded project is designed to support schools in starting their journey towards being fully LGBT+ inclusive Diversity Role Models (DRM), the UK charity working to eliminate homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying in UK schools, have today announced their success in being awarded funding from the Government Equalities Office (GEO) Anti-Homophobic, Biphobic [….]

12 gorgeously queer Valentine’s cards to make your sweetheart swoon

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It’s time to get adorable BY ROXY BOURDILLON  Struggling to find the perfect V-Day card for that special someone? Stress no more, because we’ve rounded up the best queertastic love notelets for you to choose from. Let the romancing commence! 1. The Lady, The Tramp And The Superhero Power Couple. £3.25, ProyectoAlegria SPONSORED CONTENT Transfer your debt to a card with [….]

Claire Skinner: Teaching empowered me to create change

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Claire Skinner, co-chair of Mercer Pride and Head of UK Fiduciary Content and Delivery, talks to myGwork’s Louise Sinnerton about her experience in the classroom Claire started working at Mercer straight after graduating, and was always out at work. She’d bring her partner to social events, although she wasn’t someone that shouted about her sexuality: “I [….]

Dodie Clark, only human

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Carrie Lyell chats to the singer-songwriter about feelings, fame and forgiveness Dorothy “Dodie” Clark is a singer-songwriter, bestselling author and internet celeb, who, to most of the millennials in the crowd, will need no introduction at all. Arguably the most successful DIY artist of recent times, this softly spoken 23-year-old from Epping has built a [….]