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Brighton Bear Weekend

Get ready for Brighton Bear Weekend 2024!

Graham Robson June 18, 2024

The boys at Brighton Bear Weekend (BBW) have announced the full programme of events taking place over four-days, which will raise funds for the Sussex Beacon and the Brighton Rainbow Fund. Celebrating its 14th year, this beloved community event promises a weekend brimming with excitement, camaraderie, and, of course, the crowning of the new Brighton […]

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Politics

Anti-trans activist Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull, also known as ‘Posie Parker’, implies she was responsible for Brighton Kemptown MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle’s downfall

Graham Robson June 7, 2024

Anti-trans activist Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull, who also goes by the name of ‘Posie Parker’, has shifted her attention to Bristol Central for the General Election on 4 July, after threatening to stand as an independent for the Brighton Kemptown seat. The controversial figure, whose stance on trans rights has been condemned globally – and whose rallies […]

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News

Brighton & Hove City Council announces refurbished MacLaren Pavilion to have gender-neutral toilets and kiosk café

Graham Robson May 30, 2024

Brighton & Hove City Council has announced that work will begin in June to re furbish the MacLaren Pavilion at The Level. According to BHCC, the “old building is set to be converted into a new kiosk caf√©, three separate gender-neutral toilets, and a disabled access toilet”. The work is expected to take around three […]

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Community News

Celebrate 15 years of Lunch Positive at its Community Sunday Lunch on June 2

Graham Robson May 29, 2024

Celebrate 15 years of HIV charity Lunch Positive at its Community Sunday Lunch at Dorset Methodist Church, Brighton on June 2. This is a whole community event, and everyone is welcome for an afternoon of good food, friendship and celebration of community. Lunch Positive Community Sunday Lunch on June 2 at Dorset Gardens Methodist Church, […]

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News

Brighton & Hove lifeguards ready to go ahead of packed summer season

Graham Robson May 24, 2024

Brighton & Hove‚Äôs lifeguards will take up their posts on our beaches this weekend, kicking off a packed summer season. Last year, lifeguards responded to over 60 major incidents resulting in 30 lives saved and helped reunite over 90 missing people. The new recruits will be joining the Brighton & Hove City Council‚Äôs Seafront Team […]

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News

How does Pride affect you? What do you think of current Pride events in the city? Brighton & Hove City Council want to hear your views!

Graham Robson May 24, 2024

With preparations for Pride in August already well underway, Brighton & Hove City Council (BHCC) want to look ahead to events in 2025 and beyond and hear your views. Over the next six weeks, BHCC want you to share your thoughts on how the Pride weekend affects you, what you think of the organised events […]

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Jobs

JOB: Allsorts Youth Project seeks Fundraiser to maintain charity’s fundraising activities and communications

Graham Robson May 22, 2024

Sussex-based LGBTQ+ youth charity, Allsorts Youth Project, is currently seeking to recruit a Fundraiser to join their professional and passionate team who support LGBTQ+ and exploring children, young people and their families and challenge exclusion, prejudice and discrimination in all areas of their lives. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining oversight of fundraising […]

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Community News

Local HIV charity Lunch Positive to celebrate 15th birthday at Arcobaleno with Ophelia Payne on hosting duties

Graham Robson May 20, 2024

Local HIV charity Lunch Positive is to celebrate its 15th birthday at Arcobaleno on Saturday, June 15. Hosted by Ophelia Payne, the event features top-flight entertainment from the fabulous Hoedown Honies and Morgan Harris. Drinks deals from 7 – 8pm and a raffle with great prizes! Lunch Positive said: “Join us for our 15th birthday […]

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LGBTQ+ News

No one left behind: Brighton & Hove City Council to fly inclusive Rainbow flags from town halls to mark International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT)

Graham Robson May 17, 2024

Brighton & Hove City Council is flying inclusive Rainbow flags from Hove and Brighton Town Halls on today to mark International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia¬†(IDAHOBIT). IDAHOBIT, created in 2004 to draw attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTQ+ people, provides an opportunity for the LGBTQ+ community and allies to come together […]

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LGBTQ Choirs

REVIEW: Actually Gay Men’s Chorus: ‘Gays & Dolls’ at Brighton Open Air Theatre

Andrew Kay May 17, 2024

Actually Gay Men’s Chorus is never shy of shaking things up a little and last night‚Äôs concert at Brighton Open Air Theatre was no exception, but this time for a very different reason and one which I applaud. Our LGBTQ+ choral scene has been for many years now, excellent, but at times somewhat polarised by […]

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