We Are Gay UK

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Got a voice?  Want to share with the world?  Are you a member of the LGBT+ community in the UK?

Here’s what you should know before you get started. is currently contributed to by over 180 volunteers. Unfortunately, we are unable to pay for your contributions, but we hope that contributing to brings plenty of benefits to you and to the community we serve.

Since we started we have had nearly 200 distinct voices added to our archive. They span the length and breadth of the UK and abroad, from all different walks of life. It’s part of what makes so unique.

You don’t have to be gay to contribute, in fact, you don’t have to identify LGBT+ to contribute, but we do ask that your writing focus is in keeping with our mission, which is to connect, entertain and empower the LGBT+ community of the UK.

We are an equal opportunities organisation.

Before signing up we suggest you read our terms, which include our privacy policy and legal requirements of uploading content to If you want to check our style guide, editorial policy and written style please click here.

After you’ve signed up, we’ll send you an email with your login details and advice on how to get started. Please check your SPAM folders for our emails. This signup form is only for writers. If you are looking for our social network you should log in here.

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LGBT+ media is under threatCan you help?

We’re aiming to be ad-free and we can with your help. With Facebook and Google hoovering up most of the ad spend in the UK, it’s never been harder to be a publisher – let alone a niché publisher.

If you like what we do please consider helping us out so THEGAYUK can continue to exist.

Let's talk dataTo continue using this site please read the following information

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