Tag Archive | London

London: First ParaPride calls on LGBT+ community to support disabled members

London: First ParaPride calls on LGBT+ community to support disabled members

Disabled LGBT+ people called on the wider gay community to be more inclusive, and address internal discrimination, at the launch of London’s first ever ParaPride on Saturday. Hosted at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern in London – listed as a historic building in 2015 because of its significance to the LGBT+ community – the event drew […]

UK: Two women injured in homophobic attack ‘for refusing to kiss’

UK: Two women injured in homophobic attack ‘for refusing to kiss’

(Reuters) – Two women were punched and robbed, in what police on Friday called a disgusting homophobic assault on a London bus, after one of the victims said their attackers tried to force them to kiss each other. The incident took place in the early hours of May 30, after the women, in their 20s, […]

UK: Hundreds protest outside The Dorchester over Brunei’s anti-gay laws

UK: Hundreds protest outside The Dorchester over Brunei’s anti-gay laws

(Reuters) – Hundreds of people rallied outside the Brunei-owned Dorchester hotel in London on Saturday, in protest at new anti-gay laws in Brunei, that punish homosexuality, adultery and rape with the death penalty. Brunei’s state-owned investment agency BIA owns the Dorchester Collection hotel group, which features luxury venues such as the Dorchester, the Beverly Hills […]

UK: Cafe provides a lifeline for LGBT+ dementia sufferers

UK: Cafe provides a lifeline for LGBT+ dementia sufferers

Imagine living through the gay rights revolution that has transformed the lives of LGBT+ people in many parts of the world – and then, in old age, forgetting it. That is one of the many challenges facing gay people with dementia, who can find themselves plunged into a more hostile past, or be left struggling […]

ClexaCon, The Largest LGBTQ Multi-fandom Convention in the world, is going to London!

ClexaCon, The Largest LGBTQ Multi-fandom Convention in the world, is going to London!

Putting Queer Women’s Stories and Voices on the Big and Small Screen Front and Center ClexaCon, the largest multi-fandom event for LGBTQ women and allies, usually held in Las Vegas, is, for the first time ever, also kicking off in London in Autumn this year. Building on the massive success of ClexaCon, which has taken place […]

Netflix Trailer for ‘Ricky Gervais: Humanity’ – On Netflix 13 March

Netflix Trailer for ‘Ricky Gervais: Humanity’ – On Netflix 13 March

Netflix has released the trailer for Ricky Gervais’ new stand-up comedy show, Ricky Gervais:  Humanity. Ricky’s got some experience with humanity however he wouldn’t recommend it…. In his first special in seven years, filmed at the Apollo Hammersmith in London, the Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning British comedian returns to the stage with a scathing […]

Listen: Adam Prince King – New EP

Listen: Adam Prince King – New EP

In our Sunday music slot this morning, EILE features London pop artist, Adam Prince King, who has just released his self-titled debut EP,  a multi-layered synth-pop project, with lyrics that come from personal experience mixed with a creative imagination. The often dream-like multi-faceted EP [he tells us he is in Jungian therapy at the moment] […]