Funding Cut Threatens the Drill Hall

>The Drill Hall, the UK’s leading producer and presenter of lesbian, gay and queer performance, is to appeal against the Arts Council’s decision to stop its funding from April 2008. The cut comes as part of a review of its funding activities by the Arts Council. 200 arts organisations will be affected but this. The […]

Mel Cheren Dies

>Mel Cheren, nicknamed “The Godfather of Dicso” died on 7 December of an AIDS related illness, aged 74. He was the founder of the legendary New York club Paradise Garage and West End Records in the mid 1970’s. He was also a prominent New York AIDS activist. In 2000, Cheren published a memoir called My […]

Civil Partnership, Another Year on – A Study

>This December marks the second anniversary of Civil Partnerships in the UK. For occasion, Citizens Advice investigates the impact and unforeseen consequences of the Civil Partnership Act 2005 in a new report entitled “Another Year On”. The Citizens Advice service is a network of independent charities that helps people resolve their money, legal and other […]