Browsing Year 2014

Behind the Mask: The Life of Vita Sackville-West

By at December 14, 2014 | 8:49 am | 0 Comment

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I have always been very intrigued by the life and loves of Vita Sackville West. Ever since finding a book of love letters sent to her by Violet Trefusis in a second hand book store in Gloucester in the early 90s. I have wondered what her allure was, she seemed to bewitch all those whom she met, both male and female. Looking at the wonderful pictures included in the book,

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Celeb of the month | Writer |Helen Eisenbach

By at December 1, 2014 | 8:55 am | 0 Comment

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About: Helen Eisenbach writes screenplays, plays, and has published two books, the novel Loonglow and the satirical how-to/cry for help Lesbianism Made Easy, both of which will be published as e-books by Open Road Media this December. Her journalism has appeared in New York magazine, Salon, Newsday, Time Out New York, The New York Times, Interview, the Daily News and

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Celebrity of the month November 2014 |Writer – Paula Napier

By at November 11, 2014 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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About: Paula is the author of a book Sea Salt LNL Questionnaire Your favourite virtue? Integrity Your favourite qualities in a man? Kindness, Honesty & Humour Your favourite qualities in a woman? As above. Your main characteristic? Probably, sense of humour! What draws you most to your friends? Mainly alcohol! Given the opportunity what would you most

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Cycle Speed Dating for gay cyclists at Look Mum No Hands! in Hackney

By at November 9, 2014 | 8:47 am | 0 Comment

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Solo cycling is magic, but cycling together is even better! Find Romance on wheels and roll together this Winter with Cycle Speed Dating at bicycle café Look Mum No Hands! in Hackney. On November 26th and 27th men only and women only nights are taking place, focussing on gay cyclists in the capital. Cycle Speed Dating is a relaxed and down to earth dating event for

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November Book Events at Gays the Word

By at November 5, 2014 | 5:49 pm | 0 Comment

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Forthcoming Events at a Glance: Event 1 Dolly Dingle, Lesbian Landlady Vs.  The Rubbish Lesbian Lesbian lit with a laugh. Two authors reading: U.S. based lesbian pulp fiction author Monica Nolan squares up to our very own rubbish lesbian Sarah Westwood…. Thursday 13th Nov, 7pm £3 on the door - please RSVP on Facebook http://on.fb.me/12qCh1A or just show

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Out There reviewed by American Poet Stephen John Kalinich

By at October 26, 2014 | 5:50 pm | 0 Comment

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These are all voices I have not heard. I feel a lot of sadness some triumph and a depth in a lot of it but some of the landscape I really like. It bares fruit I am so foreign to this work and knew so few of the authors. There is a lot of good writing much though provoking and stories are woven. I enjoyed the ‘Forward This Queer’ infinity. The opening poem by

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October 2014 – Actor | Writer | Director- Chris New

By at October 4, 2014 | 2:29 pm | 0 Comment

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About: The release of Weekend marked Chris' big screen debut. Chris trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and, after graduating in 2006, built up an impressive reputation for his stage and small screen work. He starred opposite Alan Cumming in the 2006 revival of Martin Sherman's iconic play Bent in London's West end, only weeks after graduating from RADA, for

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Gay’s The Word Book Event: Stella Duffy & Catherine Hall

By at September 5, 2014 | 3:51 pm | 0 Comment

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Hello, and we hope all is well! Just to mention quickly that the film Pride hits the cinemas on September 12th. We've been lucky enough to get to a preview screening and we utterly loved it. The film features a re-creation of Gay's the Word bookshop as a principle location and we couldn't be more proud to be a small part of this incredible story. The premise of Pride:

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Celeb of the Month September 2014 SCARLETTE FEVER

By at September 1, 2014 | 8:02 am | 0 Comment

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[gallery link="file" ids="4537,4538,4539"] About Have you met the Scarlette woman yet? Scarlette Fever, to be precise. A musician who was born to pour out her soul in music. Whether you’re already a fan or newly aware, it’s time to check out one gifted British artist in the songwriting form of her life. Acclaimed in the UK media from the tabloid pop pages to the

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ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY at Ronnie Scott’s

By at August 28, 2014 | 11:48 am | 0 Comment

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Monday 29th September - Tuesday 30th September 2014 Ann Hampton Callaway is one of the leading champions of the great American Songbook, having made her mark as a singer, pianist, composer, lyricist, arranger, actress, educator, TV host and producer. A born entertainer, her unique singing style blends jazz and traditional pop, making her a mainstay in concert halls,

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Kate Bush Before The Dawn | Opening Night (spoilers)

By at August 28, 2014 | 9:30 am | 0 Comment

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To quote the great lady herself..... WOW! The anticipation for this gig as you all know was rather immense. I really felt for Ms Bush wondering how on earth she must be feeling as I cast my eyes down to my watch and saw it was five minutes till kick off. Then all of a sudden she was there before us, well to say the place erupted is an understatement!  The only comparison

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Sarah Waters talks about her new book The Paying Guests

By at August 20, 2014 | 8:03 pm | 0 Comment

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The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters Review

By at August 15, 2014 | 10:34 am | 0 Comment

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The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Paying Guests It was with keen anticipation that I received the new Sarah Waters novel. I have read all her previous books and been lucky enough to meet her and hear her read from them at the brilliant (now defunct LGBT Book event in York). This book didn’t disappoint. I remember some people

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In Collaboration with Stonewall and Co-Op Funeralcare

By at August 11, 2014 | 12:46 pm | 0 Comment

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I am currently working on behalf of who are running a campaign on behalf of www.co-operativefuneralcare.co.uk/stonewall While many Brits fear death, gay people also fear deathly discrimination as new research exposes their fears and the barriers they face upon the death of a loved one. A joint report by Stonewall and The Co-operative Funeralcare has uncovered poor

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Calling all second-generation Italian assigned women at birth whose self-identification falls within one or a combination of these categories: lesbian, bisexual, queer, transgender, genderqueer, transsexual (f to m), intersex.

By at August 4, 2014 | 8:17 am | 0 Comment

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Hello, I am a researcher at the University of London and I am investigating second-generation Italian assigned women at birth whose self-identification falls within one or a combination of these categories: lesbian, bisexual, queer, transgender, genderqueer, transsexual (f to m), intersex. I am interested in non-heteronormativity and I would like to see the role that

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Celebrity of the Month – Author – Rupert Smith (James Lear)

By at August 1, 2014 | 11:48 am | 0 Comment

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About: Back in the mists of time, I was sitting at dinner with a bunch of friends bemoaning the terrible state of the publishing industry and the miserable lot of the writer. Like you do. One of our number piped up ‘Why don’t you write an erotic novel? I know a publisher who’s crying out for them, and they even pay’. Thus inspired I went home and tossed off The

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LYOVITALIS Julie Kirton Chandlers next book a sneak peak

By at July 24, 2014 | 7:54 am | 0 Comment

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Tom Robbins Tibetan Peach Pie | Review

By at July 21, 2014 | 7:47 am | 0 Comment

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Having read and loved Tom’s books for the past twenty or so years, it was with keen anticipation that I got my hands on a copy of his new ‘None Autobiography’. As far as I know there is no one on the planet who writes like Mr Robbins, let alone is like him. The book, as he makes very clear is not an autobiography but a collection of stories he has been sharing with

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Concussion

By at July 18, 2014 | 5:18 pm | 0 Comment

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I am writing from Picturehouse Entertainment, the UK distributor of Concussion. Concussion is now available on new innovative 'people powered cinema' platform ourscreen. Any member of the public can book in a screening of Concussion and if enough people book tickets the screening happens! This platform is giving smaller theatrical titles such as Concussion a new lease

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Celebrity of the month: Gina Villalobos July 2014

By at July 1, 2014 | 6:53 am | 0 Comment

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About: GINA VILLALOBOS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM, SOLA MAY 26TH, 2014.  Her First Album in Five Years, Villalobos Shines a Lyrical Light On The Human ConditionVillalobos is a songwriter already known for her willingness to dwell unflinchingly in reality but on Sola she goes even deeper, holding her heart up in all its vulnerable lucidity.  Each song on Sola has lines

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YouTube is #ProudToPlay: Celebrating equality for all athletes

By at June 11, 2014 | 8:08 pm | 0 Comment

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From the Sochi Olympics to the recent NFL draft, this year has seen a growing, global conversation about the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in the world of sports. Many LGBT athletes are sharing their stories on YouTube, and the support they’re getting from teammates and fans has helped others find the courage to do the

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Concussion | Review

By at June 7, 2014 | 9:24 pm | 0 Comment

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If you think you’re heading towards a midlife crisis watch this film – this is a depiction of a midlife crisis to end all mid life crises. Directed by Stacie Passon, Concussion is a familiar story in many ways, a  married couple with two children, living a good suburban life which revolves around the children’s schedules and friends. Although they still love

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June 2014 Celebrity of the Month | Author | Julie Kirton Chandler

By at May 31, 2014 | 3:29 pm | 0 Comment

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 About Julie Kirtón Chandler is a registered nurse, specializing in emergency and critical care. She was formally trained in the military, first as an active duty combat medic and later as an Army Nurse Corps Officer. During her officer training, she served two stateside deployments with the Georgia Army National Guard. Today, Julie and her domestic partner of 11

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Reaching for the Moon | Review

By at May 31, 2014 | 3:10 pm | 0 Comment

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I was born in the year Lota de Macedo Soares died, 1967 and thank goodness attitudes towards lesbians have changed since then. Even if you don't know the story of American poet Elizabeth Bishop and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo  Soares you're sort of aware right from the outset this isn't going to end well. Why ? Well it's about two incredibly talented lesbians from

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MAGDA’S LESBIAN LOVER –MLL ©CHRISTIAN LESBIAN SHORT FILM SCREENING AT RAINDANCE

By at May 25, 2014 | 3:24 pm | 0 Comment

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FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE MAY 20TH 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Obisanya Independent Film Maker 44 0208 311 8944 44 7821 299230 Email: swordofthespirit.tvmail@gmail.com fobisanya@hotmail.co.uk MAGDA’S LESBIAN LOVER –MLL ©CHRISTIAN LESBIAN SHORT FILM SCREENING AT RAINDANCE Following a brief festival tour in the States ( Central Illinois Uni, Davis Uni

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Review best lesbian romance 2014 – edited by Radclyffe

By at May 25, 2014 | 3:15 pm | 0 Comment

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I'm reviewing this book knowing absolutely nothing about the best lesbian romance 2013/12/10 .......I've no idea how far they go back - so I'm a bit in the dark as far as the series goes. I also don't read a lot of lesbian fiction anymore ...I'm not sure if this bodes well or not!!!   When I started the collection I have to say I thought it was sweet but a bit

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Concussion Out in Cinema’s May 16th

By at May 12, 2014 | 5:40 pm | 0 Comment

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"Fans of The Kids Are All Right will love it", 4 stars, Empire   'Like a feminised American Beauty' - Guy Lodge, HitFix Guardian interview with director Stacie Passon: http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/apr/10/stacie-passon-concussion-lesbian-hooker   Diva Magazine:

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Love is all you need | Guest Post

By at May 9, 2014 | 8:12 am | 0 Comment

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SHORT FILM “LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED?” GOES VIRAL - More than 40 Million views worldwide… more than 30 Short Film Awards… Translated into 15 different languages by fans all around the world.   FILM MAKERS team up with GLSEN to produce a FEATURE length version of "LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED?”.    INDIE GOGO campaign launches 13

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Nicole Conn Interview

By at May 1, 2014 | 8:31 am | 0 Comment

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What got you started in film? I’ve loved storytelling from the time I was nine.  I grew up my entire life dreaming to be a novelist.  But after I had written two novels, everyone told me when they read my writing they felt like they were seeing a movie.  Since I was a B&W film fanatic — obsessed with all the stars from the 1930’s & 40’s, I guess it

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G.B.F

By at April 7, 2014 | 8:06 pm | 0 Comment

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92 minutes Director: Darren Stein Writer: George Northy Stars: Michael J. Willett, Paul Iacono, Sasha Pieterse I had heard a lot about this film so I was looking forward to checking it out. My first impressions of the film was that it was very colourful, very camp and reminded me of ‘But I’m a Cheerleader’ in its quirkiness. The story of the film is

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G.B.F | Peccadillo Pictures Presents A Film by DARREN STEIN

By at April 4, 2014 | 8:23 am | 0 Comment

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Meet Tanner and Brent. They are two gay best friends.  Brent longs for the spotlight and believes that coming out will make him instantly popular as North Gateway High’s very first G.B.F. (or Gay Best Friend). Tanner on the other hand, would rather fly under the radar and finish high school without ever being noticed. When things don’t go according to plan and

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The Gay UK Day Guest Blog by Denise Warner

By at April 1, 2014 | 8:56 pm | 0 Comment

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March 29th 2014- a big day in the U.K., when same-sex marriage passed and the celebrations began. A traditional big red double decker bus was painted with rainbows as gays & lesbians held streamers & feather boas out the window as it made it's way down crowded London streets, LGBT media outlets poured out articles, pictures, plans, quotes, headlines and all over

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Celebrity of the month | Director Constanza Fernández

By at April 1, 2014 | 10:35 am | 0 Comment

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About Constanza Fernández was born in Santiago in Chile in 1973. She graduated from the School of Economics at the Catholic University of Chile. She worked for seven years in investments, whilst at the same time undertaking a master’s degree in Literature at the University of Chile, which swayed and cemented her professional path towards the

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Lilting BFI Flare | Review

By at March 24, 2014 | 12:40 pm | 0 Comment

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The annual BFI Flare as it has now been christened kicked off on Thursday with a beautiful film called ‘Lilting’. We were lucky enough to have been invited by American Airlines to attend one of the screenings. ‘Lilting’ was our preferred choice and off we went, on Friday 21st March to see this wonderful film. I had read the synopsis of the film and was looking

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INCITE@The Phoenix WC2

By at March 18, 2014 | 3:02 pm | 0 Comment

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Free LGBT poetry and in-house jazz, at this iconic members club in the West End.  Hosted by poet TRUDY HOWSON. With top notch guests and open mike for budding and flowering poets.  A cultural/social event with a flirty vibe. APRIL’s Guests: SOPHIA BLACKWELL: Gorgeous sophisticated poetry, and person.  Back by popular request. DAVE VINEY: humorous, topical

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Jane Siberry on Kickstarter

By at March 18, 2014 | 12:47 pm | 0 Comment

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Participants are sought for a doctoral research study

By at March 5, 2014 | 6:33 pm | 0 Comment

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Participants are sought for a doctoral research study exploring how civil partnerships and same-sex marriage can help to challenge society and the law’s ideas about gender roles in relationships.  The study, being conducted by Charlotte Bendall (PhD candidate at the University of Birmingham) and supervised by Dr. Rosie Harding (Senior Lecturer at the University of

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Excerpt from Love Burns Bright

By at March 5, 2014 | 1:46 pm | 0 Comment

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Heartfirst Kiki DeLovely I don’t know if I’ve ever witnessed anything more sexy than the intent and intensity in her eyes as she shakes her head, slowly, side to side, when what she really means is “Fuck, yes.” As though she’s disbelieving of just how incredibly right it is. As if every- thing about me is so right that it’s wrong. She takes her sweet time

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Celebrity of the Month | Writer | Radclyffe

By at March 1, 2014 | 10:16 am | 0 Comment

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About Radclyffe is the acclaimed best-selling author of more than 40 published novels and 100 short stories. She has also edited dozens of anthologies, and is the founder and publisher of Bold Strokes Books, one of the world’s largest independent LGBTQ publishing companies.   The navigation buttons above and links below will take you to more information about Rad’s

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Jan’s Coming Out BFI LGBT Film Festival 2nd April 2011

By at March 1, 2014 | 10:12 am | 0 Comment

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We have literally just walked in the door after spending the afternoon at the BFI festival. We were very kindly invited by 'Village Films' to go along and watch their latest film 'Jan's Coming Out' - having seen the preview clip, we were thrilled to bits to be asked. If you haven't seen the preview yet click below: The concept of the film is the story of Jan Walker

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Review of Gay Propaganda by Sally Mayor

By at February 24, 2014 | 11:28 am | 0 Comment

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Edited by MASHA GESSEN and JOSEPH HUFF-HANNON Foreword by GARRY KASPAROV I’m not sure what I was expecting when I sat down to read Gay Propaganda but I certainly wasn’t expecting to be so affected by it. It’s a book of Russian gay love stories told by the men and women in them, some are still living in Russia and others have been forced to leave. The book is

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Love Burns Bright A lifetime of lesbian romance | Radclyffe

By at February 23, 2014 | 5:53 pm | 0 Comment

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Each year we are treated to a selection of stories complied by the brilliant Radclyffe. She also closes the book this year, maybe she does each year. The sub title of this year’s tome, is just perfect. There are stories from lesbians of all ages and paths of life and going back in time in their stories too. One of the standout stories for me is ‘Full Circle’

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STONEWALL HOUSING, HOMELESSNESS AND ME | Cat Haldane

By at February 18, 2014 | 4:40 pm | 0 Comment

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My name is Cat. I am one of 4 supported housing officers for Stonewall Housing. I manage two schemes in our Islington Borough including our female only project. I have worked for Stonewall Housing for five years and it has undoubtedly given me such amazing experience and insight into the harsh realities and secret truths of being LGBT and homeless. I could write a

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Best Lesbian Erotica 2014 | Review

By at February 15, 2014 | 7:30 pm | 0 Comment

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Kathreen Warnock has once again given us some great stories to titillate… (sorry very bad pun) over. The stories range from romantic to downright dirty, starting off in a steam room and ending in a cab! The imagination of some of the writers is truly staggering; the stories are very well written and take you on a lustful journey into their imagination. Each

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MARRIAGE EQUALITY MUSIC PSA TO PREMIERE VALENTINE’S DAY ON YOUTUBE

By at February 14, 2014 | 3:38 pm | 0 Comment

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West Hollywood, California -- Marriage Equality USA (MEUSA) is set to premiere the long anticipated SHE4ME viral video PSA on YouTube this coming Valentine’s Day.  The project, SHE4MarriageEquality (SHE4ME), is a five+ minute video directed by award winning Writer/Director Nicole Conn, starring Nicole Pacent, Mike C. Manning, Gabrielle Christian, and Barbara Niven. 

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Celebrity of the Month Kathleen Warnock | Playwright | Editor

By at February 14, 2014 | 3:25 pm | 0 Comment

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About Kathleen Warnock  is a playwright and editor. Her erotica has appeared in Best Lesbian Erotica and other anthologies. Her fiction, essays and reviews have been seen in Love, Christopher Street; ROCKRGRL; BUST, Ms.; It’s Only Rock & Roll, and the liner notes for the Joan Jett CD Unfinished Business. Her plays have been produced in New York City, regionally in

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V A Fearon The Girl with the Treasure Chest | Review

By at February 11, 2014 | 9:26 am | 0 Comment

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I must confess I was concerned about the content of the book. I’m not really keen on reading violent books but my concerns were soon dispelled as I got sucked into the underworld of Dani the protagonist of the book. Dani is a very skilled reader of people and uses that skill in the dark recesses of the North London gang land to which she resides, to try and calm

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The Children of Gavrilek by Julie Kirton Chandler | Review

By at February 11, 2014 | 9:21 am | 0 Comment

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At Christmas time I hooked up with the author Julie Kirton Chandler on Twitter and she was kind enough to accept our invitation to be a guest on our site, (coming soon) she also sent me a copy of her book to read. I am a big Star Trek fan but strangely enough I have never really read any sci fi books, so the prospect of reading a lesbian sci fi book was of course most

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Jane Siberry Valentines Gift: SWEET INCARNADINE Songs of Love

By at February 10, 2014 | 6:28 pm | 0 Comment

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This PLAYLIS MONDAY we have something special for you... Valentine's Day is fast approaching and in this spirit we have a gift for you... SWEET INCARNADINE: SONGS OF LOVE Available to download now at http://janesiberry.com/playlists This collection of songs is a Valentine to you - a gift for you and your funny Valentine because we love you, yes we do! Enjoy

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G.B.F Trailer

By at February 10, 2014 | 5:06 pm | 0 Comment

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We’re excited to finally share with you the UK trailer for hilarious comedy, G.B.F starring Megan Mullally, Natasha Lyonne, Andrea Bowen, Evanna Lynch and Sasha Pieterse. Meet Tanner and Brent. They are two gay best friends. Brent longs for the spotlight and believes that coming out will make him instantly popular as this year's must-have teen girl accessory; North

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We are all very excited about the pending launch of vVoosh | Guest Post

By at February 4, 2014 | 3:10 pm | 0 Comment

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vVoosh has been a closely guarded secret for the last 3 years and all is about to be revealed this spring 2014 Manuel Fernandez and Leon Wood are the brain child if this global platform which is set to rock our world! Although it's all to be kept under wraps until it's launch all I can say is that it's unlike any other platform that has been created so far and it's

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Guest Post | Samwitch!

By at February 4, 2014 | 7:29 am | 0 Comment

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My name is Sam Tolson, I am a part of a lesbian pop/r&b/rap duo called Samwitch! I myself am a Pop artist from Ohio in the US and my partner, Switch, is a R&B Rap artist from Australia.  Together we have been writing music as well as covering and making our own renditions of popular tracks. My music inspirations ( as in Sam ) would be Ellie Goulding, Justin

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The Days of Anna Madrigal | Armistead Maupin | Review

By at January 19, 2014 | 6:52 pm | 0 Comment

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars It was in 1992 that I first discovered the joys of ‘Tales of the City’. I can’t recall if I watched the brilliant channel 4 program first or read the books. I have a very annoying habit of watching the tv with the sound down and music on and I remember doing this with ‘Tales of the City’ whilst I was living and working in a hotel in

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ROSE COLLIS: ACCLAIMED ONE-WOMAN SHOW IN FIRST LONDON RUN

By at January 14, 2014 | 4:00 pm | 0 Comment

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For LGBT History Month, Rainbow Hamlets — with the support of LB Tower Hamlets — is proud to present the first London run of Trouser-Wearing Characters, written and performed by Rose Collis. This original entertainment ­ — a unique mixture of music, history and comedy — is the first-ever original, one-woman cabaret-style musical show created and performed by a

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Comedians , Gay Theatre , Guest Posts , Lesbian Comediennes , Lesbians London , Lesbians of North London

A Map of Love | Review

By at January 11, 2014 | 2:55 pm | 0 Comment

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Having a tough time telling your Mum you are gay? After watching this film it will seem like a breeze! I’m sure we all remember the day we told our parents we were gay, was it an easy ride for you?  This film brings it all flooding back but with an extra twist in the tail. Roberta faced with this very situation, decides she will soften the blow by taking them all

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Musician | Annabelle Chvostek

By at January 10, 2014 | 7:29 pm | 0 Comment

Annabelle Chvostek

As a special feature to celebrate Annabelle Chvostek visiting our shores we are having two celeb's of the month this month: About 2013 Juno nominee Annabelle Chvostek is a versatile singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist born and raised in Toronto.  She made her professional musical debut with the Canadian Opera Company at just seven years old.  In her twenties,

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Celebrities of the month , Lesbian Singers , Lesbians London , Lesbians of North London , Music

Orange is the New Black

By at January 5, 2014 | 6:58 pm | 0 Comment

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I read a lot about this and also friends recommended it to me. We had not long ago finished Breaking Bad, so thought we would give it a go.  Once I had recovered from the shock of seeing Captain Kathryn Janeway aka Kate Mulgrew as a Russian prisoner, I settled into the show…  Whilst it is very good, brilliantly written and full of amazing characters, it also freaked

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Lesbian TV , Lesbians of North London

Guest Post by Jane Siberry | 30 day sugar-free diet

By at January 2, 2014 | 5:04 pm | 0 Comment

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Hello everyone. HERE WE GO This doctor (Olsen) does a 30 day sugar-free thing. He knows a lot about the dark secrets of sugar. He also runs marathons so understands the body from that stance, too. If you're interested, details here. Here are my thoughts, too. However, I must add a SPOILER ALERT. 'Canadian Rock Star strikes human note with seedy off-stage

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Blog , Gay Icons , Guest Posts , Health and Wellbeing , Lesbians of North London , Music

Celebrity of the month | January 2014 | Actor | Ralph Brown

By at January 1, 2014 | 12:13 pm | 0 Comment

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About Ralph William John Brown  (born 18 June 1957) is an English actor and writer, known for playing Danny the drug dealer in Withnail and I, the security guard Aaron (aka "85") in Alien 3, DJ Bob Silver in The Boat That Rocked, super-roadie Del Preston in Wayne's World 2 and the pilot Ric Olié in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. He won The Samuel Beckett

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Celebrities of the month , Film , Lesbians of North London


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