Tag Archive | London

UK: Elite London Gents’ Club Bends Rules To Accept Trans Woman

UK: Elite London Gents’ Club Bends Rules To Accept Trans Woman

An exclusive London gentlemen’s club has defied its 150-year-old tradition as a male-only bastion, by allowing a woman to join – but only because she was born a man. The Savile Club, in Mayfair in central London, has never accepted women since it opened in 1868, but bent its rules after one of its existing […]

Opinion: A View Of Recent Events At Home And Abroad

Opinion: A View Of Recent Events At Home And Abroad

Brian Ward gives his opinion on the rise of conservative politics after recent terror attacks, and the conservative policies of first gay upcoming Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar I have avoided commenting on recent events, more because I have found it hard to articulate the horror that has befallen the poor people of Manchester and London. What […]

‘VR is a Game Changer’ – Virtual Reality Summit 2016 – 6th Dec

‘VR is a Game Changer’ – Virtual Reality Summit 2016 – 6th Dec

VR is a Game Changer As major global investment is poured into the virtual reality market and research predicts that by 2020, 11.5 million headsets will be shipped to Europe alone, the value of VR content is indisputable. At the VR Summit 2016, a panel of experts examines the impact VR is having on the […]

UK: Sainsbury’s Tell Gay Couple ‘Holding Hands’ Is Inappropriate

UK: Sainsbury’s Tell Gay Couple ‘Holding Hands’ Is Inappropriate

A gay couple were the subjects of discrimination yesterday while out grocery-shopping in the UK. A London Borough of Hackney store told the gay couple their behaviour was inappropriate, when engaging in a normal public display of affection – holding hands. Having just finished shopping, and paying for their goods, at the Sainsbury’s store on […]

London’s West End: ‘Exposure The Musical’

London’s West End: ‘Exposure The Musical’

Exposure is a new musical now playing in London’s West End, that ‘will capture your heart, and just maybe your soul’, although it has divided critics into lovers or haters of the show. For example, the Telegraph’s critic said it was a soulless take on Faustus that was ‘diabolically bad’, whilst at the same time […]

GFEST 2015 Programme Announced‏

GFEST 2015 Programme Announced‏

(COMPLACENT PRESENT)… FRAGILE FUTURE? AN ECLECTIC SHOWCASE OF ART, FILMS AND PERFORMANCE WORK BY LGBTQI ARTISTS FROM BRITAIN AND BEYOND Monday 9 November – Saturday 21 November 2015 An annual platform for LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex) artists and organisations, the 8th GFEST – Gaywise FESTival ® runs Monday 9 – Saturday […]

IDGTF Review: ‘Adam & Eva’ @ Players Theatre, Trinity College

IDGTF Review: ‘Adam & Eva’ @ Players Theatre, Trinity College

Scott De Buitléir takes a look at the flawless British production that tells the story of two teens’ self-discovery.  The play tells the parallel storylines of Adam and Eva, both of whom exploring their gender and sexuality from childhood to late teens, as they come to realise that they are both gay. When they both […]