Day: 26 July 2017

  • What does trans health care cost the US Military and is it “tremendously” expensive?

    With the news that President Donald Trump has banned transgender people from working for the US military, we look into what medical health care for transgender employees actually costs. In a series of tweets, Mr Trump wrote, “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

    A cheeky children’s series of novels has now been turned into a gleeful and silly animated film. It’s Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. Yes, in case you weren’t aware of this popular children’s book series by Dav Pilkey, it has our superhero fighting crime wearing a cape and his white underpants – Y fronts. […]

  • Why Trump banned trans people from serving in the US military and what it means for trans service members

    Earlier today, US President Donald Trump announced – via a series of tweets – that transgender Americans will no longer be allowed to serve in the US armed forces. This reverses a policy implemented by former President Barack Obama last year and was, according to sources close to the Pentagon, completely unexpected. The move has […]

  • Who is Mark Gatiss who stars in Against The Law on BBC 2

    Mark Gatiss is starring in the show, Against The Law on BBC 2, what do we know about the actor? Mark Gatiss became a household name in the UK during his stint with the late 90s/00s comedy troupe League of Gentlemen, where he and Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith created a three series hit comedy for […]

  • KATIE HOPKINS | ‘Pride needs to do more to protest Islamic homophobia’

    Katie Hopkins has called on Pride events to protest Islamic homophobia. Taking to Twitter today, the controversial commentator Katie Hopkins said that Prides needed to do more to “protest Islamic homophobia”. no targeting. Was an open q. I think Pride needs to do more to protest Islamic homophobia — Katie Hopkins (@KTHopkins) July 26, 2017 […]

  • Trump bans trans people from the military

    President Donald Trump has announced that trans people will no longer be employed by the US military. Taking to Twitter earlier, Donald Trump announced that due to “disruption” and tremendous cost, transgender people will no longer be able to serve in the US military. After consulting with his generals and “military experts”, Trump announced that […]

  • Age UK opens LGBT group in North Tyneside

    The national charity Age UK has launched a new support group aimed at the LGBT community. A new group set up by a North Tyneside charity is helping to bring members of the local LGBT community together. With Newcastle celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender culture at Northern Pride last weekend, Age UK North Tyneside have […]

  • John Barrowman in hospital after emergency surgery in California

    TV and musical star, John Barrowman has had emergency medical surgery, saying that he feels like he’s been “hit by a bus” Doctor Who and Torchwood actor has had to have emergency surgery after suffering an agonising appendicitis. The star needed immediate medical attention at the Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California. The actor, […]

  • What times is Against The Law on BBC 2 and what is it about?

    To mark the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales, BBC 2 will be broadcasting Against The Law tonight. As part of their “Gay Britannia” season, the BBC will be broadcasting one of their flagship productions, Against The Law. Daniel Mays (Line Of Duty, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Public Enemies) […]

  • Is there a difference between Civil Partnerships and marriage?

    Is there a difference between being a civil partner and a married person? Andrew Smith, Associate Solicitor for Blacks Solicitors’ Family Law team, specialises in LGBT legal work and is a huge supporter of the community answers the questions. What are the legal differences between a civil partnership and a marriage? “There are very few […]

  • THEATRE REVIEW | The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, Liverpool Empire

    ★★★| The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, UK Tour Christopher Boone, a 15 year old boy, discovers that his neighbour’s dog, Wellington, has been killed by someone (the poor dog having been stabbed with a garden fork), and sets off to find out who the culprit is. But Christopher has Asperger’s syndrome, which […]