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Girls Want Girls: Lesbian Hyper-Sexualisation Then and Now

Girls Want Girls: Lesbian Hyper-Sexualisation Then and Now Queers Through the Years is the section curated by Molly Saxby. Lesbian and bisexual women have been hypersexualised for centuries in the sphere of popular culture. Let's look to some key examples and delve into the reasons behind hyper-sexualisation... Scientific Theory Since the emergence and prominence of lesbian scientific theory in the late 19th Century, lesbian women have been overtly sexualised. At […]

today25th November 2021 9 1


GlitterBeam goes on DAB – Digital Radio in the North-East

We can finally announce the date for our DAB launch! We will "light on" the signal of our station on digital radio in the North-East of England on Friday the 10th of December at 07:00 in the morning. If you are in the North East of England, from the 10th of September you will be able to listen to GlitterBeam in your car or on any DAB radio, so, make […]

today24th November 2021 16


BenDeLaCreme & Jinkx Monsoon return to the stage in UK

Global drag icons and RuPauls Drag Race stars, BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon are taking the stage once again in a post-apocalypse-mas extravaganza certain to make this yuletide gayer than ever! Thats right . After a year of doom, gloom, and zoom, the Queens of Christmas have risen from the rubble to unearth your favorite holiday tradition with a 26-city tour of The Return of The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Show, […]

today4th November 2021 66


‘Pay No Mind’: The Life and Legacy of Marsha P Johnson

'Pay No Mind': The Life and Legacy of Marsha P Johnson 'Queers Through the Years' is the section curated by Molly Saxby. Marsha P Johnson was a black transgender woman living in New Yorks Greenwich Village from 1966 to 1992. Marsha has been remembered for her pioneering and honourable work within the LGBTQ+ community, particularly during the Stonewall Riots. Who was Marsha P Johnson? At birth, Marsha was assigned a […]

today20th October 2021 96


Comedian Jayde Adams joins GlitterBeam for “God Save The Queens”

Jayde Adams, comedian, actress, writer and singer, will join as a co-host "God Save The Queens", the weekly "RuPaul's Drag Race" RU-view with Charlie Sayce. Jayde will co-host the show to comment every instalments of Drag Race UK, returning on BBC Three from the 23rd of September. Every week Charlie and Jayde will discuss looks, challenges and everything happening in the UK series of Drag Race, without forgetting all the […]

today19th September 2021 45


Netflix’s I Like To Watch hits the road with live shows across the UK

Netflix's hugely popular video series I Like to Watch is on the road this September and October, embarking on a fantastically camp tour of the UK, bringing the shows outrageous humour live to LGBT+ venues across the country. Travelling between cities in a fabulously flamboyant kitsch motorhome fit for our Queens, the venues will be given an I Like To Watch living room-style makeover, immersing attendees and bringing them closer […]

today15th September 2021 30


The Man on the New 50 Note: Alan Turing

The Man on the New 50 Note: Alan Turing Queers Through the Years is the section curated by Molly Saxby. Alan Turing was put on the new British fifty-pound note in June 2021. The story of the man on the note is an incredible one which dramatically impacted war and world history. 1- The 50 Note Alan Turing was a Mathematics professor at the notorious University of Cambridge and was […]

today15th September 2021 61


Queer East Film Festival – The Programme

Queer East Film Festival(15 - 26 September)is delighted tounveilits full programmecentred onqueer storytellingand activism fromEast and Southeast Asia.This years programme includes aselection of 37features, shortfilms and artists moving image worksfrom 15 countries,ranging from new releases to classic retrospectives, mainstream box office hits to radical independent works, accompanied bypre-screening introductions and filmmaker Q&As.Aseries of online panel discussionswith international guests will run throughout the festival period, coveringtopicssuch aswomen in thefilmindustry, queer film […]

today19th August 2021 21 1