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Greens to march at Trans Pride Brighton

Besi Besemar July 20, 2018

Brighton and Hove Green Party will march in solidarity with the city’s trans communities today, August 21, at the annual Trans Pride Brighton March. Trans Pride Brighton is now in its sixth year with the number of attendees growing year on year. Last year over 2,500 people marched to promote equality and celebrate gender diversity.

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PREVIEW: Trans Pride Season at The Marlborough Theatre

Besi Besemar July 6, 2018

As part of its extensive year-long programme of performances and events under the title Growth Spurt, made possible by Arts Council Funding, Brighton’s Marlborough Theatre presents Trans Pride Season.

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Fringe REVIEW: A night with Thick and Tight @The Marlborough

May 30, 2018

I hardly had time to grasp my pearls before they were off, movements as melancholy as they were funny but no time to giggle before the mask is ripped off and the raw black abyss of loss is revealed. Compulsive moments recall happier moments, like psychotic zoo animals doomed to tread the same days and steps over and over again, the loss of love, the loss of never being loved, tragedy and torment, infamous personal trauma and sour public intrusion,  bitterness and bereavement this duo turned tighter and tighter around the same centre of gravity. A black hole of heartbreak.

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TRAUMFRAU: The queer migrant takeover party

Besi Besemar November 24, 2017

Borders are closing and migrants are being vilified across the UK, both systemically and on the streets. Traumfrau think it’s time to rebalance the power and give migrant friends a platform by throwing a party and celebrating everything migrants bring to the UK!

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BRIGHTON FRINGE REVIEW: Darkroom Diaries @The Marlborough

Spencer Charles Smith May 16, 2017

Standing in nothing but tighty-whities and a leather harness, Dutch comedian Johan Goossens is a charismatic storyteller who knows how to beak the ice before sharing (over-sharing?) quirky, awkward and sometimes sticky anecdotes about his colourful sex life.

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PREVIEW: Young, Queer & Skint @ The Marlborough

Besi Besemar March 13, 2017

What does it mean to be Young, Queer & Skint in 2017? This new project, supported by Arts Council England, sees the Marlborough Theatre running a series of mini-festivals throughout the year responding to issues relevant to the people who walk through their doors.

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