The Death of Marlene Dietrich – Duration: 10 minutesFirst broadcast: Thursday 16 May 2013It is 21 years since the funeral of screen star Marlene Dietrich, who died in Paris at the age of 90. Her grandson Peter Riva remembers the woman behind the legend.
Was Lou Reed the first Out rock star?
Soon after Lou Reed’s death at age 71 on Sunday, Rostam Batmanglij of Vampire Weekend tweeted that the legendary rock star was “maybe the first out songwriter,” an allusion to his purported bisexuality. During his lifetime, Reed was famous for his sybaritic pursuits and unorthodox lifestyle. But was he bisexual?
2013 marks the centenary of Benjamin Britten and LGBT History Month will be holding its pre-launch on November the 28th in Birmingham; six days after Britten’s 100th birthday on the 22nd. The theme of LGBT History Month in 2014 will be music. As with the centenary of Alan Turing last year, a host of events […]
http://youtu.be/kUao-tYJZhk I would like to share my music video with the LGB community for gay, lesbian and bisexual rights awareness. I am tired of hearing about human beings dying just because they of the way they want to live and love. Many of my friends have reached out to me confidentially confessing thoughts of committing […]
LGBT online magazine honours a hero every day in its February 2012 edition. Polari is the leading UK-based online magazine for an LGBTQ readership. Its content is informed & insightful, and features a diverse range of writers from every section of the community. Its look is singularly stylish and equally original. From its launch on […]
Hip Hop can be a liberating factor for LGBT people and there’s nothing wrong with lovin ‘it, according to journo and LGB rights campaigner Gary Nunn. Whilst acknowledging that some hip-hop lyrics are notoriously homophobic (and sexist), Nunn says he is a fan of the genre and for the most parts it’s about grass roots […]
We would like to expand the website to cover more LGBT related music issues. If you have any suggestions or contributions, please [intlink id=”10″ type=”page”]let us know[/intlink] Sounding off, Miranda Sawyer (Observer, Sunday November 12, 2006). Music is just one big, inclusive, tolerant family where all gay people are welcome, isn’t it? Actually, it isn’t. […]