EVENTS: Stonewall Housing launch a fun-filled two day virtual festival

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House of Stonewall Festival will bring pure entertainment across the weekend to raise funds for homeless LGBTQI people BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Looking for some lockdown weekend plans? We’ve got you covered. Stonewall Housing have put together a full two days of live entertainment from a collection of fabulous LGBTQI artists and creatives from the House [….]

First set of LGBTQI stars participating in Mermaids DigiFest 2020 revealed

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LGBQTI celebs and allies will come together this weekend to show their support to the trans community BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA MERMAIDS UK So, you’re already excited for Mermaids DigiFest this weekend, right? Well, how about when you hear the wonderful line-up they’ve got up their sleeve… If you didn’t know: Trans charity Mermaids [….]

20 LGBTQI friendly music festivals for 2020 ⛺

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It’s never too early to start planning your queer summer fun… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Every summer brings us a whole host of festivals packed with some of our favourite queer icons. Last year we saw Christine And The Queens headline All Points East, Janelle Monáe at Glastonbury and Celine Dion at British Summer Time. No [….]

Homotopia returns to Liverpool

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With some of the biggest LGBTQI names and emerging artists, this year’s festival is set to be 🌈🌈🌈 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE MARCUS HESSENBURG The UK’s largest and longest running LGBTQI arts and culture festival is back, people. Running across various venues in Liverpool from 1-10 November 2019, Homotopia is breathing a breath of fresh [….]

The Coast Is Queer: Brighton’s new LGBTQI literary festival 🌈

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We chat to co-founder Lesley Wood all about what The Coast Is Queer has to offer… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The Coast Is Queer is a brand new LGBTQI literary festival taking place for the first time in Brighton this September. After receiving some funding from the LGBT Consortium fund, they were able to go ahead [….]

Sing your heart out at Hand In Hand LGBT+ Choral Festival

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“The chance to be openly visible and promote our community on a large-scale platform matters” BY YAIZA CANOPOLI. PHOTO THE SONGBIRDS AT PRIDE CYMRU 2018 On the 17-18 August 2019, Hand In Hand Festival – the UK and Ireland’s LGBT+ choral festival – will be be taking place for the fourth time around, this year [….]

A lovely listicle of lezbilicious festivals

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Where will you be pitching your tent this festival season? BY MAJ IKLE So which camps and festivals look especially dyke-tasty this summer? Where can we all go to lay down in the green grass or watch the fireball rise above it all from the hot embers of a communal fire pit? Lez find out… [….]