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Hello Dolly: LGBT Celebration Party!

By at April 8, 2015 | 11:48 am | 0 Comment

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Hi there LNL! Just wanted to let you know about our LGBT night we are running in Tottenham, in case it would be of interest to you and your readers: Hello Dolly: LGBT Celebration Party! At Craving Coffee, N15 4QQ Friday 24th April, 6-11.30pm 24th April is Barbra Streisand's 73rd Birthday, so we thought this was a good excuse for a proper Tottenham LGBT

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To whom it may concern,

By at March 12, 2015 | 10:53 am | 0 Comment

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I am writing to you for information and help, I am researching custody cases involving LGBT parents from the 1970s and 1980s. We are looking for LGBT parents who would be interested in telling their stories and the struggles that they faced, being parents in the early years of acceptance. My colleague Candi and I have recently set up a production company where we aim

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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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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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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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Sarah Waters talks about her new book The Paying Guests

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

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We have been sent this great video interview with Sarah Waters for your entertainment pleasure, thanks

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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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Looking forward to the next book from

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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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Testo Junkie | Beatriz Preciado

By at December 22, 2013 | 6:37 pm | 0 Comment

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I was intrigued by this book as it was compared to the ride you get when you read a book by William Burroughs. Now that is a comparison not many can claim. The book was first published in 2008 in French; it has been issued this week in English translation. The book takes the form of a diary, the author Beatriz Precido decides to record her experiment of taking a

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We Do!: American Leaders Who Believe in Marriage Equality | Jennifer Baumgardner

By at December 18, 2013 | 9:25 pm | 0 Comment

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The flyer states: Remember when bringing up gay marriage was the easiest way to inflame an otherwise mild electorate? This volume demonstrates, through speeches, interviews and commentary, the encouraging story of American acceptance of gay marriage and the roles that politicians - gay and straight - have played in that history. This movement, like all civil rights

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Blood, Marriage, Wine and Glitter | S. Bear Bergman

By at December 18, 2013 | 9:21 pm | 0 Comment

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There have been a couple of books out this month pertaining to trans gender, ‘Blood, Marriage, Wine and Glitter’ is written by the author S. Bear Bergman, who has written two other books on the subject. This book is a selection of essays, discussing his ‘modern family’, which in this case comprises of two trans fathers and a son. You also get to meet his

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Before Midnight

By at December 12, 2013 | 11:10 am | 0 Comment

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Years ago when we just had three or four TV channels to choose from, late one night I remember watching a movie called ‘Before Sunrise’. It was such a great film, very unusual with a lot of talking between the two main characters who met on a train, had a magical night together and then that was it. They went off on their individual journeys through life.  It became

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Celebrity of the month | December 2013 | Actress- Activist – Sophie Ward

By at December 1, 2013 | 11:24 am | 0 Comment

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Sophie Ward was born 30 December 1964, Sophie is an English actress and the daughter of actor Simon Ward. Sophie has started in the film Young Sherlock Holmes. Other early films included Return to Oz, Little Dorrit and A Summer Story, and shewas also the love interest in the video of Roxy Music's song "Avalon", not to mention A Village Affair. In August

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Celebrity of the month | October 2013 | Musician | Horse

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About Horse (born Horse McDonald, 22 November 1958, Newport on Tay, Fife, Scotland) is a Scottish female singer-songwriter. She has a wide following in the UK and worldwide and has touredwith Tina Turner and secured several record chart hits in Europe. She is noted mainly for her rich, sonorous voice, and The Scotsman referred to her as "one of

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Jane Siberry UK date

By at October 16, 2013 | 8:06 am | 0 Comment

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Maxie Mainwaring Lesbian Dilettante by Monica Nolan – Review

By at October 6, 2013 | 5:02 pm | 0 Comment

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I was given this book a while ago to read and review but already had a number of others to review so have only just got around to reading it now. However, it was worth the wait. Just the kind of book I enjoy. It is based around a number of characters but primarily they are all linked to ‘Madcap’ Maxie Mainwaring, the main character. Maxie comes from a wealthy

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ZHE exploring the nature of gender, identity and sexuality. At the Dugdale Centre Enfield

By at October 3, 2013 | 12:23 pm | 0 Comment

ZHE is a very powerful, funny, thought provoking story with song and dance exploring the nature of gender, identity and sexuality. This new play reaches out to people who are going through the real life experiences created by the

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Gay’s the Word Bookshop Author Events

By at October 3, 2013 | 11:40 am | 0 Comment

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'Mr Loverman' and 'Fairytales For Lost Children' - Bernardine Evaristo &  Diriye Osman reading. Thursday Oct 10th, 7pm - £2 Entry Venue: Gay's the Word bookshop, 66 Marchmont Street London WC1N 1AB - Russell Square Tube Duet Author Book Reading: Bernardine Evaristo reads from 'Mr Loverman' and Diriye Osman reads from 'Fairytales For Lost Children'

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“DEAR MOM, LOVE CHER”, AN EXTRAORDINARY DOCUMENTARY REVEALING THE FASCINATING LIFE OF CHER’S MOTHER, GEORGIA HOLT

By at October 2, 2013 | 4:58 pm | 0 Comment

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AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY ON UK ITUNES NOW to coincide with the release of Cher’s phenomenal new album ‘Closer To Truth’   The documentary Dear Mom, Love Cher, reveals the extraordinary life story and perseverance of Cher’s mother, Georgia Holt.  The film will be available exclusively on UK/Irish iTunes NOW.  The documentary is executive produced by Academy

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Celebrity of the month | November 2013 | Author – Annie McDowall

By at October 1, 2013 | 10:11 am | 0 Comment

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About Annie lives in South London. "Charity Begins with Murder" is her first novel and was longlisted in the Mslexia first novel competition. She had tremendous fun writing "Poisoned Pens", her second novel, which is is unlike any writing residential she's ever done. *It's pure mischief," she says. She is a charity CEO and executive coach. LNL Questionnaire as

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Celebrity of the Month | September 2013 | Actor Edward Singletary jr

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Edward Singletary Jr.

About: Born and raised in Orange County, California, actor/producer Edward Singletary, Jr., began his career on the stage. His regional theatrical credits include The Big Knife, Oliver, and Death of a Salesman. He co-starred in the feature film Thank You, Good Night, with Mark Hamill (Star Wars) and Sally Kirkland, and in various national commercial campaigns, including

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PECCADILLO PICTURES PRESENTS MARGARITA

By at September 25, 2013 | 9:39 am | 0 Comment

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To the outside, Gail and Ben have it all two successful careers, a beautiful house, lots of vacations and an amazing nanny for their teenage daughter, Mali (FINN'S GIRL star, Maya Ritter). However behind the facade, bad investments have the family disconnected, resentful and just about broke. At the centre of this drama is Mali's young lesbian Mexican nanny, Margarita.

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Among the Bloodpeople – Thomas Glave

By at September 10, 2013 | 4:12 pm | 0 Comment

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Among the Bloodpeople: Politics and Flesh by Thomas Glave My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is a tough book to review, it was by no means an easy read, but that is no reflection on Thomas’s writing style, it is of course due to the subject matter which is most disturbing to say the least. The thing about the book is that he really delves into the psyche of what it is

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Neil Young – Waging Heavy peace – Review

By at September 10, 2013 | 4:10 pm | 0 Comment

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Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream by Neil Young My rating: 5 of 5 stars I love Neil Young, he has been a great part of my life for over 25 years, hardly a day goes past when I don’t listen to one of his songs.. yet even through that he is a kind of elusive fellow, he doesn’t really share his demons like my other musical hero Brian Wilson, of whom, let’s face

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Maya Angelou I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings – Review

By at September 10, 2013 | 4:04 pm | 0 Comment

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Years ago I read a beautiful book of poems by Dr Angelou, usually I like to keep my books, but with this one I felt the need to pass on and share the wise words of this wonderful lady. Recently I decided it was time to re acquaint myself with her works and where better to start than ‘I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings’. This is the first of her 6  volumes of

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Peccadillo Pictures at the 2013 BFI London Film Festival

By at September 5, 2013 | 1:09 pm | 0 Comment

*** LONDON, 4th September 2013 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *** Peccadillo Pictures will showcase FOUR of its upcoming theatrical titles at this year’s BFI London Film Festival.  The titles to receive its UK premieres are as follows: ·         STRANGER BY THE LAKE (France, 2013) – DARE GALA ·         IT’S ALL SO QUIET (Netherlands, 2013) –

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Award-winning author Thomas Glave is launching his new book, Among the Bloodpeople.

By at August 30, 2013 | 10:51 am | 0 Comment

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Award-winning author Thomas Glave is launching his new book, Among the Bloodpeople. 12 September (Thursday); 7 p.m. Reading and discussion at Gay's the Word Bookshop With poet Dorothea Smart 66 Marchmont St., London WC1N 1AB £2 entry; refreshments served For more information, contact Uli at sales@gaystheword.co.uk Among the Bloodpeople is a

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The Exchange – Nikki Rashan – Review

By at August 26, 2013 | 12:45 pm | 0 Comment

The Exchange

What a great book, so well written. The thoughts the actions the result of their actions all played out and put down on paper so eloquently in this book. You really get inside the head of Kyla and Asia as they hit relationship meltdown. You get both sides of the story per chapter; what they are thinking, what the other will think, how friends react to the news, reading

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The Glass Factory – Ken Wishnia – Book Review

By at August 25, 2013 | 4:23 pm | 0 Comment

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I really enjoyed this book. I had not heard of the Filomena Wishnia books before but will definitely look out for them in the future. Filomena is an ex cop with a grudge, a well deserved grudge against a chap that has to all intense and purposes murdered her - you will have to read the book to understand what I mean. Filomenia is a brilliantly conceived

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The Hardest Thing – James Lear – Review

By at August 18, 2013 | 3:19 pm | 0 Comment

Firstly just to say this is not a book written for lesbians, it’s a crime thriller for gay men but that being said it’s a great romp of a thriller with quite a lot of sex!  Like a porn version of Jack Reacher. Dan Stagg is an ex marine who lost his job due to the ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ position the army take in America, sadly once he ‘told’ he was

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Les Invisibles – Review

By at August 17, 2013 | 6:45 pm | 0 Comment

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This is a very engrossing film. We live in an age now where really our sexuality is of little consequence, I know in some countries this is not so but my reality as a 41 year old lesbian has been that even in the last 20 years or so such huge inroads have taken place that sometimes I take it for granted. Watching this film made me pause and think again how very lucky I am

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Violetas – Film Review

By at August 11, 2013 | 9:00 pm | 0 Comment

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This film comprises of 6 short vignettes depicting women seducing women in unexpected situations. They certainly are an eclectic mix of stories and tend to leave you guessing until the end, each story has a twist in the tale… Story 1 A young girl moves out of her apartment to let another girl move in, the sister of the chap that owns the room. He casually mentions

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Wild Girls, Wild Nights edited by Sacchi Green – Review + Competition

By at August 7, 2013 | 4:26 pm | 0 Comment

What a sizzling read, right from the offset this book is page after page of pure sex but we aren’t talking fantasy here, no this tomb is real life stories. Memories of past erotica re-lived within these pages, what ever your taste, there will be a story here for you. My favourites were Alisson Wonderland, brilliant writing style similar to that of Tom Robbins, I thought

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Celebrity of the month – August 2013 – Writer, Director Campbell X

By at August 1, 2013 | 7:07 am | 0 Comment

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About    Campbell X is an award-winning filmmaker. Her titles include the award winning BD Women (1994), Viva Tabatha (1996) and Paradise Lost (2003). She made Broken Chain (2008) a BBC/Film London in March 2008. Other titles include the award-winning Legacy (2006) which explores a personal take on the lasting impact of slavery on Black families and Fem (2007),

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Beyond The Walls – Review

By at July 31, 2013 | 9:07 pm | 0 Comment

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Isn’t it funny how sometimes in life you find yourself in one place and that one place leads you down a completely new path. That's what happens to Paulo, who after a night out with friends (who can’t be that great as they left him alone drunk with a random barman) wakes up in a strange bed, hungover and wondering where he is. Well, he is in Ilir’s bed, the

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Lesbian Romances 2013 – Radclyffe – Review

By at July 30, 2013 | 2:31 pm | 0 Comment

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Each year we have been treated to a great selection of stories put together by Radclyffe, this years is no different the stories are written by Cheyenne Blue, Andrea Dale, Charlotte Dare, Sacchi Green, Anna Meadows, Radclyffe, and amongst others, woven into these pages are stories of new love, old loves, new passion and lots more besides, As always we really enjoyed

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Duckie Summer Party, Sat 10 Aug

By at July 30, 2013 | 8:03 am | 0 Comment

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    Duckie Summer Party on Facebook www.duckie.co.uk DUCKIE SUMMER PARTY Saturday 10 August, 9pm to 2am, Southbank Centre Book tickets 0844 847

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Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse – Review

By at July 20, 2013 | 5:08 pm | 0 Comment

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This book just kept popping up everywhere, I read about it, heard songs that were inspired by it and saw pictures of it… so as they say in Twin Peaks; if three things happen pertaining to the same event one must pay strict attention, so I downloaded J I have read Herman Hesse many years ago ‘Journey to the East’ and I had enjoyed that very much, I also enjoyed

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July 2013 – Actress, Humanitarian, Mia Farrow

By at July 1, 2013 | 3:26 pm | 0 Comment

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About Mia Farrow (born Maria de Lourdes Villiers Farrow; February 9, 1945) is an American actress, singer, humanitarian, and former fashion model. Farrow first gained wide acclaim for her role as Allison MacKenzie in the soap opera Peyton Place (1964–1969) and gained further recognition for her subsequent short-lived marriage to Frank Sinatra. An early film

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Rare Stamps: Reflections on Living, Breathing, and Acting by Terence Stamp

By at June 2, 2013 | 7:42 pm | 0 Comment

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I read the first Terence Stamp autobiographies in the 80's and just loved his introspection then, so imagine my joy when I discovered 'Rare Stamps' a journey through the thoughts of Mr Stamp whilst he was making some of his brilliant movies, but also when he wasn't, on his travels around India and the wisdom he found along the way. One of the many pearls of wisdom is

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June 2013 – Matthew Mishory

By at June 2, 2013 | 7:04 am | 0 Comment

Matthew Mishory

About: Filmmaker Matthew Mishory's work has been shown in cinemas and at major film festivals and cultural institutions around the world and is permanently installed at the British Film Institute's National Film Archive in London. His feature film debut, Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean (official selection: Palm Springs, Seattle, Guadalajara, Rio de Janeiro,

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Celebrity of the month | May 2013 – Author – Danielle Trussoni

By at May 1, 2013 | 8:19 am | 0 Comment

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About Danielle Anne Trussoni is an American writer. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications including The New York Times Magazine, Telegraph Magazine, and The New York Times Book Review. Her book Falling Through the Earth: A Memoir was chosen as one of the ten best books of 2006 by the New York Times. Trussoni was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and

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April 2013 – Writer, Commediene – Emma Kennedy

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About Kennedy first met close friend Mel Giedroyc, who was appearing with the Cambridge Footlights, at the Edinburgh Festival in 1988. Later she became a script editor for Giedroyc's double act with Sue Perkins, and for the Mel and Sue series Late Lunch, Kennedy worked as a writer. Kennedy presented the last series of The Real Holiday Show on Channel 4 in

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Briefs Encountered – Julian Clary

By at March 29, 2013 | 12:27 pm | 0 Comment

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I read an article about this book a while back in the Mail and knew I just had to read it. It really has lived up to my expectations and in fact exceeded them. It is a great read! The twists and turns will make the hairs on your neck stand on end! It takes you to places you never would have imagined it would go - past, present and even the future. The premise of the

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February 2013 – Filmmaker – Hattan Kattan

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About A lifetime entrepreneur of Palestinian background, Hanan Kattan co-founded Enlightenment Business Solutions as an online marketing company that gives small businesses the tools for outstanding growth. It is the latest addition to her Enlightenment group of companies, which include film production, film sales, a record label and publishing arm. Her aim with

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November 2012 – Actress, Producer and Aerialist. – Dreya Weber

By at November 1, 2012 | 5:56 pm | 0 Comment

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About Dreya produced and starred in the feature films THE GYMNAST and A MARINE STORY both of which were directed by Ned Farr. They have received 48 awards at festivals internationally. including 7 Best Actress honors. Dreya conceived and choreographed Pink's "Glitter In The Air", performed at the 2010 Grammy awards and was a creative contributor for Michael Jackson's

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October 2012 – Director – Monte Hellman

By at October 1, 2012 | 11:49 am | 0 Comment

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About Date of Birth12 July 1932, New York City, New York, USA  Birth Name Monte Jay Himmelman Mini Biography Cult director Monte Hellman has made a handful of offbeat, inventive and intriguing low-budget independent features throughout the years. His films are distinguished by slow pacing, vague but compelling plots and often obsessive characters. Hellman was born

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June 2012 – Author, Comedian – Julian Clary

By at June 24, 2012 | 12:28 pm | 0 Comment

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About Julian Clary was born on the 25th of May 1959 in Surbiton, Surrey, to parents Brenda and Peter Clary - a younger brother for his two sisters Frances and Beverley. He was brought up in Teddington, South West London. Julian says: "My family don't live there any more, but every time I go to Teddington Studio's I drive past our old house. I reminisce about riding my

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May 2012 – Comedienne – Rosie Wilby

By at May 24, 2012 | 12:37 pm | 0 Comment

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About Comedian Rosie Wilby was a Funny Women Finalist 2006 and has taken 4 solo shows to Edinburgh Fringe, including 2009’s award winning The Science Of Sex. She has appeared on Radio 4 Loose Ends, Midweek and Woman’s Hour and has headlined gigs at Sydney Mardi Gras. She co-wrote and co-starred in short film The Bride and Bride at the 2011 London Lesbian And Gay Film

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March 2012 – Author – Sophia Blackwell

By at March 24, 2012 | 12:48 pm | 0 Comment

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About Sophia Blackwell was born in Newcastle in 1982 and read English at Oxford, where she began her career as a spoken word artist. She has performed her poetry at some of the UK’s biggest festivals and venues and her first collection, Into Temptation, was published in 2009 by Tollington Press. Her other writings have been published in Diva, Trespass, Fuselit and

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January 2012 – Author – Linda Grant

By at January 24, 2012 | 1:09 pm | 0 Comment

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About Linda Grant born 15 February 1951 is a British novelist and occasional journalist. Linda Grant was born in Liverpool to a family of Russian and Polish Jewish immigrants.She was educated at The Belvedere School (Girls' Day School Trust), read English at the University of York (1972 to 1975), then completed an M.A. in English at McMaster University in Canada. She

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September 2011 – Director -Carolyn Reid

By at September 24, 2011 | 2:15 pm | 0 Comment

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About Carolyn Reid, Director Jan’s Coming OutCarolyn is an experienced writer, director, camera operator and editorwho recently completed the feature documentary, ‘JAN’S COMING OUT’. Starting out as a stills photographer promoting bands in her native North East, she soon found herself in New York. Teaming up with a host of avant-garde artists, musicians,

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August 2011 – Musicians – O’Hooley and Tidow

By at August 24, 2011 | 2:19 pm | 0 Comment

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About Between August and November 2009 at their home in Golcar, Huddersfield, Belinda O'Hooley and Heidi Tidow recorded an album, Silent June, which was released on 22 February 2010 to critical acclaim. It was one of MOJO magazine’s Top 10 Folk Albums of 2010 and won 'Best Debut' in the Spiral Awards, organised by Spiral Earth. O'Hooley & Tidow also won the FATEA

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July 2011 – Actress, DJ – Cathy DeBuono

By at July 24, 2011 | 2:22 pm | 0 Comment

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    LnL Questionnaire Your favourite virtue? integrity Your favourite qualities in a man? honesty, integrity, kindness and directness. Your favourite qualities in a woman? honesty, integrity, kindness and directness. Your main characteristic? authenticity What draws you most to your friends? self awareness and authenticity Given the

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June 2011 – CeLesbian – Jan Walker

By at June 24, 2011 | 2:26 pm | 0 Comment

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About Jan Walker, star of the new feature length documentary, Jan’s Coming Out was married for 23 years before discovering her true sexuality.  Like many women who ‘come out’ later in life, she didn’t feel comfortable visiting the gay scene, even though she was brave enough to venture out alone onto Manchester’s Canal Street.  Determined to find women like

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

By at April 2, 2011 | 5:48 pm | 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 a

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February 2011 – Actress – Jill Bennett

By at February 24, 2011 | 2:49 pm | 0 Comment

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About    LnL Questionnaire Your favourite virtue? Loyalty - many claim to have it, but few actually know the meaning of it.  Loyalty means sticking by those you love through anything. Your favourite qualities in a man? Strength, directness and the ability to let something go quickly. Your favourite qualities in a woman? Softness, empathy and the ability

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January 2011 – Journalist – Jane Czyzselska

By at January 24, 2011 | 2:56 pm | 0 Comment

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About Jane joined DIVA magazine when it launched in 1994. Ten years later, she was appointed Editor. Under her watch, DIVA has exploded in popularity to become the biggest selling lesbian publication in Europe. The likes of Pink, Kelly Clarkson, Angelina Jolie and Scarlett Johansson have graced the cover, making it one of the coolest gay titles on the market. Jane has

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October 2010 – Poet – Stephen John Kalinich

By at October 24, 2010 | 3:12 pm | 0 Comment

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About Stephen John Kalinich was born in Endicott, New York, America. He is a poet who has also collaborated with many musicians, includingP F Sloan, Art Munson, Kenny Hirsch,Randy Crawford, Mary Wilson of the The Supreme's, Odyssey, Clifton Davis and Diana Ross. He wrote several songs for The Beach Boys including "Be Still", "Little Bird" and A Time to live in dreams

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September 2010 – Musician – Eddi Reader

By at September 24, 2010 | 3:14 pm | 0 Comment

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About Eddi Reader MBE (born Sadenia Reader; 9 August 1959)is a Scottish singer, known both for her work with Fairground Attraction and for an enduring solo career. She is the recipient of three Brit Awards and has topped both the album and singles charts.In 2003 she showcased the works of Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns. Early career Reader was born in

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May 2010 – Actress – Minttu Mustakallio

By at May 24, 2010 | 2:38 pm | 0 Comment

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About Minttu Mustakallio (born 23 July 1973) is a Finnish actress. She was born in Ylivieska, Finland and has acted in many Finnish TV dramas and several feature films.[1] She won a Jussi Award in 2005 as Best Supporting Actress in Producing Adults. She also worked as a writer for the television comedy series Ugrilampaat in 1999. Minttu e-mailed to let us know

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January 2010 – Actress – Sherilyn Fenn

By at January 24, 2010 | 3:48 pm | 0 Comment

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About Sherilyn was born Sheryl Ann Fenn in Detroit Michigan 1st February 1965. She is an American actress who came to fame over here as the sublime and mischievous ‘Audrey Horne’ in Twin Peaks- she really made that show what it is, a classic of American television. Sherilyn portrayed Elizabeth Taylor fantastically well and so true to form in Liz - The Elizabeth

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