Marriage equality in Ukraine explored in new documentary shot by Ukrainian LGBTQ+ activists during the war

Graham Robson October 16, 2023

A new documentary, Marriage (In)equality in Ukraine, shot during the Russia-Ukraine war is now available to view online. The film has been created by director and queer activist Yuriy Dvizhon, NGO WA Sphere and Kharkiv Pride under financial support of the European Union, the National Democratic Institute and the queer social network, Hornet. The Ukraine Parliament is […]

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Ukrainian refugee joins Brighton & Hove Buses following recruitment drive

Graham Robson August 25, 2023

Following a change in government legislation that resulted in Ukrainian refugees receiving immediate settlement status and the opportunity to work in the UK straight away, Volodymyr Syrotiuk has become the first to join Brighton & Hove Buses as a bus driver.

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The Coast is Queer to return to Brighton in October

Graham Robson August 24, 2023

The festival brings together an exciting lineup of nationally and internationally acclaimed queer writers, poets, performers and activists in a three-day festival of accessible, lively in-conversation events, workshops, films and discussions celebrating LGBTQ+ lives and writing.

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Photos released after community centre that has become a lifeline for LGBTQ+ Ukrainians is broken into and vandalised

Graham Robson June 16, 2023

Since February 2022, Insight, a feminist organisation that provides medical care, legal aid, and psychosocial services to queer community members, has housed hundreds of people in three emergency shelters and distributed more than 25,000 emergency aid parcels.

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