Community News

FEATURE: CHEMSEX – The white elephant in the room

Bright Daffodil May 7, 2018

BRIGHTON earned the reputation of being the drug death capital of the UK in the 2000s. It was only in 2017 that statistics changed, revealing fewer deaths in the city than any year back to 2001. The spike in deaths was mainly due to opiate overdoses. However, these statistics are much more representative of the heterosexual communities, as the house party drug scene we are seeing now in the LGBT+ communities shows a much bleaker picture.

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In The South

OPINION: LGBT youth and the homelessness crisis in Brighton and Hove by Bright Daffodil

Bright Daffodil March 23, 2018

If you live in and around Brighton, it’s impossible not to notice the streets are littered with bodies and makeshift beds. Homelessness has always been a problem, but it’s never been as taken for granted as now. 2018 sees the highest numbers of homelessness since the 80s. In fact, worse than that, now we have children leaving care and ending upon the streets, with no provision. NO future!

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