This is a podcast for Sonder Radio featuring interviews with members of Out in the City.
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You will find music and stories by Alex Cameron, Bill Drayton, Ed Seager, Peter Thirsk, Simon Andrew, Sue Walker and Tony Openshaw … coming soon David, Helen, Ken, Lynn and Norman.
Keith Baxendale tells his story on radio All FM 96.9
This briefing document is a more accessible version of the Ambition for Ageing briefing document
Working Inclusively to Make Communities Age-Friendly, which is a summary of what the Equalities Board has learned about how to build age-friendly communities, and work with equalities, in a way that is fully inclusive of people from marginalised and minority communities.
Click here to download the briefing document.
Educational guide about addiction in the LGBTQ community
This is top 100 LGBT employers
Funeral for transgender WW2 veteran
Transgender gurus in landmark Hindu procession
McDonald’s, fancy dress and a VW? Britons are doing death differently
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro (centre) pictured with some of his ministers in Brasilia on 2 January 2019
Bolsonaro targets Brazil minorities
Julia Grant: Transgender ‘pioneer’ dies aged 64
On a personal note, I knew Julia Grant very well in 1998/99 as I was doing a lot of fundraising for George House Trust at the time and she was the owner of the Hollywood Showbar. In a conversation I mentioned there had been a cutback in funding for the distribution of free condoms. I wasn’t asking for money, but without further ado she gave me a cheque for £400.00 payable to George House Trust. RIP Julia, fantastic supporter of the LGBT community. Love Tony x
“I decided not to hide it”: LGBTQ people return to their home towns
Apple’s chief executive was thanked for the app’s removal from its store
Google and Amazon urged to follow Apple’s ‘anti-gay app ban’
How young people love to hate
Why is the gay leather scene dying?
Trans vicar leads church diversity push
Reports of frauds on the elderly are ‘tip of iceberg’
I wanted a truncheon in my pants
me and my penis 100 men reveal all
steam treatment for big prostates approved on NHS
sesame street bert and ernie do not have a sexual orientation
didsbury church’s radical change after gay girls suicide
Malaysian women caned for lesbian sex
Casting Jack Whitehall as a gay Disney character is an act of queer erasure | Caspar Salmon
I tried gay conversion therapy and it was my own horror film | Julie Bindel
I was transphobically abused, and the other bus passengers did nothing | Amrou Al-Kadhi
The power of ‘pink money’ in India
Five charged in Paris murder of transgender prostitute Vanesa Campos – France 24
The film Maurice is 30 years old, but its frankness is ahead of its time | Charlotte Higgins
Reality Check: How many transgender prisoners are there?
‘She insulted my manhood’: murder underlines Turkey’s LGBT backlash
Mark Gatiss on John Minton: The Lost Man of British Art
The LGBT prom for people who missed out
Are trans actors progressing in showbiz?
‘I still have flashbacks’: the ‘global epidemic’ of LGBT conversion therapy
Pride organisers say sorry after anti-trans group leads march
Pride promises action after protests
Marching in the first London Pride
Pride in London: Then and now
‘Playing rugby helped me accept being gay’ – BBC Three
Spotlight on … Out in the City
‘People don’t think we exist’
The 1975 back new centre for London’s LGBTQ+ community
Inclusive Football: Charlton Invicta helped Nick Coveney change his perceptions of game
I was 19, gay and ready to be ‘cured’ by conversion therap
Swedish orchestra turns homophobic hate mail into music
‘I knew I would face trans abuse on TV’
Suzi Ruffell: ‘Brighton was the perfect place for a little gay to have a go at being out’
Rupert Everett gears up for the next chapter: moving in with his mum
Sex a key part of life for people over 65, study says
Creative and Cultural Activities and Wellbeing in Later Life
Age UK Policy and Research Department have recently undertaken research on wellbeing.
They used a rich data source (the Understanding Society Survey), combined with state-of-the-art statistical techniques, to construct Age UK’s Index of Wellbeing in Later Life.
The full report can be read here:
creative and cultural activities wellbeing
(Out In The City is featured on Page 10)
Carers ‘need mandatory LGBT training’