Some people are fab. Get over it
The international multi-award winning drag artist, Alfie Ordinary, is bringing his ‘Help! I Think I Might Be Fabulous’ show to Sage Gateshead in December, courtesy of local pr...
The Rory party
It looks like Newcastle’s Queen of Comedy, Miss Rory, is ready to spread some good cheer when she brings her ‘A Christmas Rory II’ show to the Tyne Theatre and Opera House in ...
Get the Beat back
Bronski Beat’s classic 1983 album ‘Age of Consent’ is being re-issued with a whole bunch of extras and it’s got “just in time for Christmas” written all over it
Good morning my lovelies
You can now hear the north-east’s only dedicated LGBT+ radio station, Pride Radio, on FM. Fancy that!
Hi-NRG? It’s not out of the question
Pride World Radio – which operates from studios in Newcastle – now attracts a huge worldwide audience. Fancy that!
You know, for kids…
Amy Lamé’s new book, From Prejudice to Pride, is an inspiring retelling of the LGBTQ+ movement’s struggle for civil rights and aimed at the younger, 11-14 years, end of the ma...
Did someone mention a call to arms?
More Bits for your buck
This best-of, CD compilation, ‘Ten Little Bits’, is a welcome addition to the Friggin Little Bits recorded output.
Jacques your body
In 2012, aged thirty, Juliet Jacques underwent sex reassignment surgery, a process she chronicled with unflinching honesty in the Guardian. Her fab book – A Memoir – is out in...
Newcastle Ravens Strip Show at Boulevard
The North East’s premier gay inclusive rugby club, the Newcastle Ravens are set to reveal their brand new strip in a glamour-filled gala evening at Boulevard.
Forbidden love in Nigeria
Chinelo Okparanta’s largely 1970s set debut novel, Under the Udala Trees, concerns the sexual awakening of Ijeoma, a young Nigerian woman whose attraction to other women is no...
“Carol was like a secret…”
Carol, the film starring Cate Blanchett (pictured), which details a lesbian love affair in the early 1950s, has won praise from all quarters (the feather in its cap surely bei...
Coming of age, in a time of fear
The cocksure narrator of Steven Alcock’s first novel, Blood Relatives, is Rick, a gay teenager growing up in Leeds - a city on edge because a serial killer the press have dubb...