Author: Angie Gallagher

Traffic lights changed to celebrate Edinburgh Pride

Written by on 15 July 2019

While Pride parades and marches are usually events that tend to stop traffic anyway, the Scottish town of Edinburgh has gone one step further by replacing regular robots along the Edinburgh Pride route with diversity images representing LGBTQ relationships. City of Edinburgh Council’s transport and environment vice convenor, Karen Doran, said of the Scottish capital’s […]

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These are the highlights of WorldPride

Written by on 15 July 2019

The very first WorldPride event was held in 2000 in the city of Rome, after InterPride chose it as the location for the inaugural iteration of one the best-attended LGBT pride events in the world annually. This year’s WorldPride coincided with another significant event in LGBT history. The 50th anniversary of the riots at the […]

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Oreos release special edition ‘Pronoun Packs’

Written by on 15 July 2019

Every June, you can be sure to suddenly notice the corporate world take a vested interest in the LGBT community all over the world. Sure, it is good to see companies make a point of showing solidarity with marginalised communities like the one that celebrates its pride and struggle in June every year, but these […]

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GaySA Radio Book Club: ‘Lie With Me’

Written by on 15 July 2019

Translated from the original French by Breakfast Club actor and writer, Molly Ringwald, Philippe Besson’s latest novel lies comfortably next to another similar type of novel-turned-hit-film, Call Me By Your Name. If you’ve ever seen one of 2018’s biggest films or read the book it was based on, you’ll know that Besson’s narrative will feature […]

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Gay Hell, Michigan: it’s not what you think

Written by on 15 July 2019

US president Donald Trump’s ban on flying of the Pride flag at American embassies angered many in the LGTBQI+ community, but perhaps none were more inventive with their anger than YouTuber and activist Elijah Daniel. Known for his hijinks, Daniel described a decision to buy the town of Hell in Michigan as a form of […]

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Gay dating app pays up after leaked photos

Written by on 15 July 2019

Can you imagine something more horrifying than having intimate photos (or any other pictures, for that matter) saved on a dating profile leaked into the public sphere? Users of the gay dating app Jack’d were shocked to learn that a flaw in the app’s cyber-security measures led to member’s private photos being leaked online, accessible […]

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‘Confessions of a Mormon Boy’ brings award-winning solo theatre to Cape Town this July

Written by on 4 July 2019

After completing a run at the South African National Arts Festival in Makhanda, the award-winning off-Broadway play Confessions of a Mormon Boy is coming to Capetonian theatre audiences. The play, based on the real-life experiences of acclaimed actor and writer Steven Fales, tells the story of his own journey from being a devoted sixth-generation Mormon […]

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