The Pretty Gentleman by Max Fincher: Book Review

Erotic sketches, a blackmail letter, a closeted aristocrat, and a sacrificial murder. All laced with love, betrayal, deception and vengeance in Regency London
Posted On 10 Jul 2013

LGBT writers wanted for Pride

Brighton & Hove Libraries are calling for LGBT writers and performance poets both new and experienced to perform at Pride, on Saturday, August 3 in the first ever Pride...

Queers Dig Time Lords: Book review

This is a great collection of essays, crisscrossing the timelines and plot lines of the Dr Who universe and holding up characters and stories to the bright pink light of queer...
Posted On 02 Jul 2013

Backing into light My father’s Son by Colin Spencer

Colin Spencer was born in 1933. It’s a date that’s important in the sense that it puts his birth between the two world wars and leaves his future affected by both. There are...

Crime writers to read from new novels

To celebrate National Crime Writing Month 2013, Peter James will be reading from his new novel Dead Man’s Time, the ninth novel in the multi-million copy bestselling Roy Grace...

June edition of Pink Humanist now available online

High levels of intolerance towards LGBT people in Europe and Africa are shown in two separate surveys released last month (May). Details of the findings are contained in the...

Brighton writers contribute to LGBTQ Doctor Who book

Long time friends and Brighton residents Neil Chester and Martin Warren have contributed to ‘Queers Dig Time Lords’ an anthology of new essays on Doctor Who from an LGBTQ...

New patron for QueenSpark

QueenSpark, Brighton & Hove’s very own community publishing venture, has a new patron in the shape of Dr Margaretta Jolly. Dr Jolly, a Reader in Cultural Studies at...

The Keep is coming!

The Keep is coming ! The Keep is a new historical resource centre for East Sussex and the Brighton & Hove Unitary Authority.  Its conservators will collect, protect and...

Search for county poetry champs!

The search is on to find the poet “laureates” of Sussex. Entry to the competition is free and, like all the other winners from counties over the country, the Su...

Brighton Transformed

QueenSpark, the city’s publisher of local voices, is embarking on a new project to bring the lives and experiences of Brighton & Hove’s Trans community to a wider...
Posted On 04 May 2013

Sexy Sailors: Book review

This all new collection of gay erotic stories is great steamy fun, with a strong focus of sexy seafaring tales from a collection of established gay erotica writers. A...
Posted On 03 May 2013

Calvert’s Guide to The British :British stereotypes in order of social rank: Book review

This is a great weighty tome of snobbery, a wedge of acid tongued closely observed stereotyping straining with humour against the political correctness of our time, it leaves...
Posted On 25 Apr 2013

‘Have a word’

Have a Word, Brighton’s new LGBT arts, literary and performance night takes place the second Wednesday of each month from June 12 at the Arundel Suite, Holiday Inn,...
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