Community News

TV stars help older LGBT+ people charity celebrate first birthday

Graham Robson July 13, 2017

TV stars, including Dan Clark-Neal and broadcaster, Simon Fanshawe, will help LGBT+ charity Opening Doors London (ODL) celebrate its first birthday at the event 1 Night, 12 Months and 50 Years, which also marks 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales, on Friday, July 21.

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Community News

PREVIEW: Simon Fanshawe profiles ’50 Years of Gay’ in Brighton

Besi Besemar July 8, 2017

Broadcaster Simon Fanshawe traces the history of the gay community in Brighton over half a century in Brighton: 50 Years of Gay on BBC One South & South East on Monday July 31 at 7pm. To mark the 50th Anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act and the subsequent decriminalisation of homosexuality, Broadcaster and Gay Rights campaigner Simon Fanshawe charts the turbulent story of Brighton’s gay people over the last five decades – in Brighton: 50 Years of Gay.

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In The South

Seeking Brightonians for new BBC documentary

Gary Hart September 26, 2016

Brighton-based TV company Factory Films are producing a documentary to be shown on BBC South East in 2017 about Brighton’s role in the fight for LGBT+ equality. Broadcaster, comedian and gay rights activist, Simon Fanshawe, will reveal the extraordinary story of the fight for equality over the last 50 years, through the colourful history of his home town and its community.

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