The Ice King Cometh

As it’s LGBT History Month and the Winter Olympics are being held in South Korea it’s timely that The Ice King, based on the life of Olympic medal ice-skater John Curry, will have its UK release on the 23rd of this month. There will be a premiere of the film tomorrow, the 22nd at Brighton’s Duke’s at Komedia, […]

Amnesty Tells Olympic committee: Pull Your Socks up over Sochi!

Amnesty International has voiced disappointment and frustration at the International Olympics committee’s (IOC’s) stance over the anti gay laws in Russia and the Winter Olympics in Sochi, following its declaration that the Russians’ assurance that gay and lesbian participants will not face discrimination is acceptable. “Russia’s law banning propaganda of ‘non-traditional sexual relations’ among minors […]

Don't Boycott Sochi, Says LGBT Sports Group

Pride Sports, the UK’s leading group for LGBT particpation in sport, has joined other LGBT sports campaigners internationally to call for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to set up a Pride House in Sochi in 2014. Despite the Russian ban on the promotion – or even mention of homosexuality and the subsequent violence and intimidation […]

Putting The Rainbow in the Olympics/Paralympics

Did I dream it or were there two male dancers kissing in the forefront while Coldplay were doing one of their many songs last night? Either way, we can thank Stephen Daldry for ensuring that there were covert and overt references to the rainbow in the four ceremonies surrounding the Olympics and Paralympics. There were […]

Stop the Ban Says Tatchell

Peter Tatchell has organised a protest against the Russian Olympic ban on LGBT Pride House, following Russia’s decision to outlaw a LGBT Pride House at Sochi Winter Olympics 2014. The protest will be held outside Sochi Exhibition in Kensington Gardens, London Meet 10.30am Thursday 9 August Albert Memorial Kensington Gardens, Opposite Royal Albert Hall Kensington Gore […]