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In The South

OPINION: Craig’s Thoughts – why are we so nasty to each other?

Craig Hanlon-Smith March 25, 2018

Russell Tovey announces his marriage and receives almost no Tom Daley-style vitriol from the gay community. It couldn’t be because we would all serious make a play for his rugby playing beau Steve Brockman, could it? 

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In The South

‘Out to swim’ swimmers win national medals

Besi Besemar September 29, 2017

Ten Out to Swim swimmers competed in what is known as the UK Gay Games – GLLAM (Gay & Lesbian London Aquatics Meet) at the London Olympic Swimming Pool on September 9. Teams from all over the UK took part plus teams from Paris, Lisbon, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Berlin.

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Features

OPINION: The Gays of Twitter Strike Again

Tommy The Queer Historian March 23, 2016

It’s the day after the academy awards and amongst the news that Leonardo DiCaprio had finally won the best actor Oscar, bleating, shady comments and pitchforks in hand were to be seen on Twitter as the gay community were up in arms.

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Community News

LGBT+ celebrities shout about their LGBT heroes

Gary Hart June 29, 2015

To mark the re-launch of one of the UK’s oldest LGBT+ charities, LGBT+ celebrities talk about their LGBT+ heroes on video. The video made by Calum McSwiggan was premiered at the re-launch of LGBT+Switchboard at The Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London last week, to an audience of 600 guests including many of the famous faces who had contributed clips.

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Community News

Tom Daley becomes patron of renamed Switchboard

Gary Hart June 25, 2015

Olympic diver Tom Daley has teamed up with an LGBT+ charity for the first time to help promote the services it provides.Tom, a Bronze Medallist at the London Olympics is to become a Patron of Switchboard, LGBT+ helpline. Switchboard is the new name for the London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard (LLGS).

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LGBTQ+ News

Stars sign up to national #SwitchboardSelfie campaign

Gary Hart June 11, 2015

Olympic diver Tom Daley, Radio 1 presenter Scott Mills and pop star Carly Rae Jepsen have joined hundreds of people online to post a #SwitchboardSelfie to raise awareness of the charity and the work it does. London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard (LLGS) provides confidential phone, e-mail and instant messaging services to support people who want to talk about sexuality and gender identity.

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LGBTQ+ News

Dustin Lance Black to speak at Student Pride 2015

Besi Besemar February 2, 2015

Acclaimed screenwriter Dustin Lance Black has been added to the line-up of speakers for the Attitude Question Time panel at Student Pride later this month.
Dustin will also share his Oscar-winning insight with Newsnight and Dragons’ Den presenter Evan Davis, for a discussion about LGBT representation in film and TV.

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LGBTQ+ News

Local writer nominated as ‘Journalist of the Year’ in Stonewall Awards

Besi Besemar October 6, 2014

Stonewall announce the first round of nominees for the ninth annual Stonewall Awards taking place on Thursday, November 6 at the V&A London. THE AWARDS celebrate the positive contribution of individuals and organisations to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

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