“I don’t understand what all the fuss is about. I mean, they have equality now. Why don’t we get a Straight Pride?” Barry Church-Woods Recently I was sitting in a bar, enjoying a leisurely glass of wine waiting to meet some friends before hanging out at Pride Scotia; Scotland’s answer […]
With just under a year to go until the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, Reporters Without Borders activists gathered outside the Russian embassy in Paris today and unfurled a 70-metre-long banner showing the Olympic rings transformed into a bloody knuckleduster to draw attention to the impunity largely enjoyed by those who […]
“Lots of businesses have been really keen on flying the rainbow flag to mark the start of LGBT history month and show that the county is a safe and inclusive place for an often non-visible minority such as LGBT communities”. We love people with a bit of get up and […]
We were delighted this afternoon to see the David France’s documentary about ACT UP and TAG has been nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Documentary category. This recognition is particularly poignant with the death of one of the films subjects Spencer Cox last month. Let’s hope it gets the […]
“If there’s anything wrong with me, it has nothing to do with my orientation. I’ve got a lot of flaws. But being gay isn’t one of them.” Writer, actress, and comedian Jane Lynch is a slim six-feet-tall and usually wears her blonde hair cropped in a pixie cut. Born in […]
BC-W: This is wonderful but may make you cry at your desk. It did me.
“When I take these photos, the most important thing is I have to believe in that moment. If it doesn’t give me that feeling, then I don’t take the photo.” Maika Elan didn’t know what to expect two years ago when she knocked on doors at a popular hotel for […]
“These characters are too ‘tidy’ in other ways… there are no transvestites, paedophiles, bisexuals. It is not surprising that a ‘sense of pride emerges”. Me modelling Madonna’s moves and Celine Dion’s teeth in 1992. Barry Church-Woods Early yesterday morning I received an email from an old work-chum. It announced that […]