Get Bent! in Manchester

>Get Bent! is Manchester ‘s Alternative Community Pride Summer Festival, happening over ten days from 24th August to 2nd September 2007. Following on from the success of the last two years, Get Bent! returns this year with more queer culture, performing arts, workshops, bands, vegan cake, art exhibitions, club nights, film screenings, queeries, discussions and […]

Gay Poem Still Contrary to ‘Law of the Land’

>Today marks the 30th anniversary of the day when Denis Lemon, the editor of the now defunct but iconic UK newspaper Gay News, was found guilty of committing libel against Christianity. Mary Whitehouse, founder of the National Viewers and Listeners Association, (NVLA) announced her intention to sue Gay News in December 1976 after she read […]

Trans Treatment Satisfaction Survey

>HAT NEWS.One of the greatest obstacles to developing and improving medical services around transition in the UK is a lack of solid research data about patient experiences and outcomes. Anecdotal accounts often suggest that problems exist but, until now, NFL SNAPBACKS 2015.no rigorous research has been undertaken to capture and classify people’s actual experiences (good […]

LGBT History Month Report 2007

>The report on the organisation of LGBT History Month 2007 is now available here together with reports on the previous years.cheap snapbacks online. Also available are shorter reports provided to us by local organisations highlighting their own activities in the celebration of our history. The reports are important tools for securing the financial support indispensable […]

Badges 2008

>We have also just received the badges for LGBT History Month 2008 with a brand new logo designed, like the previous one, by designer Tony Malone. While History Month will keep its current logo, each edition of the Month will from now on have its own logo. The February 2008 logo cleverly highlights the diversity […]

Decriminalisation Observed

>The Observer has published a series of articles to mark the 40th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of sexual acts between men. Coming out of the dark ages by Geraldine Bedell brings together the experiences of Antony Grey, Alan Horsfall and Leo Abse in an detailed evocation of the circumstances which led to the Sexual […]

Statue of Gay War Hero Unveiled

>A statue of Alan Turing, was unveiled on Tuesday 19 at Bletchley Park. Turing was the inspirational mathematician at the heart of Bletchley Park’s codebreaking successes during World War II. Historians agree that the work of the codebreakers at Bletchley Park effectively helped to shorten the war by two years. Alan Turing arrived at Bletchley […]

Reggae Stars Renounce Homophobia

>Three of the world’s top reggae/dancehall singers have renounced homophobia and condemned violence against lesbians and gay men. Beenie Man, Sizzla and Capleton had previously released anti-gay hate songs, including incitements to murder lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. They have now signed up to the Reggae Compassionate Act (Word file), in a deal brokered […]