I’ve never been to Pride – does that make me less gay?

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Attending your first Pride is an important rite of passage which Covid has postponed for Ella Deregowska BY ELLA DEREGOWSKA The pandemic has taken away a lot of what we love most. For me, the postponement of Pride parades and closure of gay bars and clubs definitely hit the hardest. And what’s worst is that [….]

“Heartbroken” organisers cancel Brighton Pride for a second year

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“We are devastated at having to make this decision” BY DIVA STAFF One of the UK’s biggest and most successful Pride events has been cancelled for a second year over “uncertainties” around the pandemic, say organisers.  Brighton Pride was due to take place 7-8 August, one of several larger Pride events announced for 2021, including [….]

“I can’t talk about how much I miss my family”

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Wendy Young shares a love letter to her home, South Africa BY WENDY YOUNG I have a pinguecula.It is mine and I’m keeping it.It isn’t doing any harm and it isn’t too terribly ugly.  Pin-GWEK-yoo-lahA pinguecula? you might ask. Is it some sort of strange pet I’ve never heard of? We’ll come back to what [….]