A Very English Scandal

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  The political scandal of the 1970’s when Jeremy Thorpe the Leader of British Political Party went on trial for planning to kill his younger lover Norman Scott seems relatively tame compared to the outrageous shenanigans of today’s politicians.  However, at the time, it threatened the very existence of the Liberal Party that Thorpe had successfully transformed into … Continue reading

Boy Meets Girl : a new groundbreaking BBC sitcom

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The B.B.C., the public service broadcaster of the UK and in fact the world’s oldest national broadcasting organisation, has an unimpeachable record for not just being one of the most reliable source for news, but also one that is always at the forefront of chronicling the major changes in our society and culture. It’s announcement … Continue reading

Britains first-ever gay TV program 23 years ago was such a hoot

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  In 1995 the UK National broadcast the august BBC launched the country’s very first all gay TV show.  Gaytime TV was a  late night comedy and lifestyle magazine that naturally was completely groundbreaking at the time, and although they managed to secure excellent guests like Harvey Fierstein and Martina Navratilova for the very first … Continue reading

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