It’s a Sin: Remembering lost friends

By Ian Temple Russell T. Davies’ new five-part series It’s A Sin on Channel 4 has floored me. Not only does it portray London in the early 1980s for a gay man so accurately (helped with a nostalgic soundtrack featuring Erasure, Bronski Beat, Culture Club, Wham, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Divine and Queen), but it […]

LGBT+ History Month is Back On YouTube!

We are now live on YouTube! There are currently 55 videos, stretching as far back as 1987, including footage of CHE founder and father of gay rights Allan Horsfall, Schools OUT UK patron Sir Ian McKellen, Stuart Milk and Sir Derek Jacobi, as well as various interviews and talks with Professor Sue Sanders and the […]

“Equal” – New Docudrama Series (HBO Max, October 2020)

HBO Max Announces Powerhouse Cast for LGBTQ+ Docuseries EQUAL, a Four-Part Chronicle of Landmark Events and Forgotten Heroes of the LGBTQ+ Civil Rights Movement. Led by Emmy Award-winning Scout Productions, Emmy Nominated Greg Berlanti Productions, Emmy Award-winning Producer Jim Parsons and That’s Wonderful Productions, Jon Jashni of Raintree Ventures, and Warner Horizon Unscripted Television’s New […]

Jeff Evans – We’re Here, We’re Queer, And We’re Not Going Shopping!

Back in early 1990s, with the AIDS crisis at its height, Dr Jeff Evans and Simon McGurk, then students in Salford, fell foul of the National Union of Students while attempting to get sexual health and safer sex advice to those most at risk, and the Salford Students Gay Society was closed down. Jeff didn’t […]

How To Queer Your Museum by Ancient House Teenage History Club

Ancient House Teenage History Club created this film to inspire other museums to find LGBTQ+ object in their collections and encourage better representation of queer stories in all museums. Part of Kick the Dust Norfolk – a National Lottery Heritage Fund project. It’s the first day of @LGBTHM and we are proud to premier @AHTeenHC‘s […]

“I've had enough”: Complaint letter sent to RTE by Dublin theatre producer

Eire: “I’ve had enough”: Complaint letter sent to RTE over Saturday Night Show ‘apology’ – by Brian Merriman, Artistic Director International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival. Radio Television Eireann (Ireland) probably thought they were doing something ‘avant garde’ in inviting one of Ireland’s most articulate and talented drag artistes/advocate, Panti on the ‘Saturday Night Show’. The interview named a few ‘right wing’ journalists and a ‘catholic’ funded Iona Institute as being homophobic in their activity. Themes like religion, politics, media, history, etc. are unpacked in his analysis of the importance of telling our modern LGBT lifestyle and culture on the stages of the biggest International Gay Theatre Festival in the world.
Update 7th February 2014: Irish state broadcaster RTE pays out €85,000 compensation for suggestion that the legal discrimination of ‘Gays’ does not = ‘homophobia’

Channel 4 to flood peak-time advertising slots with "Gay Mountain" Anthem

Channel 4 to flood peak-time advertising slots with “Gay Mountain” Anthem. Tonight (6th February) watch out for an extremely camp version of the Russian national anthem, set to a disco beat and performed by a ‘bear’ in front of a rainbow of necoloured lightbulbs as Channel 4 wishes ‘Good luck to everyone in Sochi’