Claude Montana the most infuential designer of the 1980s whose life then catapulted out of control, has died aged 76

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      Claude Montana was the designer who defined the 80s with his exaggerated big shoulders that gave women tough semi-masculine silhouettes, has died aged 76.  This was a major success and started the whole ‘power dressing‘ for women and and was at the peak of his career, but it didn’t bring his company … Continue reading

Did we ever tell you how much we really loved you Lily?

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  It has just been announced that the Britsh Award-Winning Talk Show host Paul O’Grady has died unexpectedly at the age of 67. Since 2004 O’Grady has been a major presence in mainstream TV with his different shows getting record ratings.  However despite all his wonderful success, to Queerguru, and most of the British LGBTQ … Continue reading

Farewell DAVID MIXNER an iconic champion and fierce fighter of LGBTQ rights who has died aged 77

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  The word ‘icon’ is bandied around so much these, but one queer man who was this, and so much more, is the legendary activist DAVID MIXNER.  His death has just been announced and he will be a great loss in our community as he was a  giant in the global struggle for LGBTQ+ rights … Continue reading

Gay Rugby Player, LGBTQ activist and former bobsledder SIMON DUNN dies aged 35

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  It’s sad enough whenever there is a ‘death’ in our LGBTQ community but it’s particularly wretched when one is taken way before their time.  It has just been announced that Simon Dunn, the Australian rugby player, activist, and former bobsledder has passed away at age 35. Dunn was the first openly gay man to … Continue reading

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