Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden reviews “Freedom: 50 years of Pride’

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  There couldn’t be better timing for this documentary. Not because it’s being released over Pride weekend in London but because it reminds everyone, as Channel 4 TV  faces privatization, that powerful, passionate work is driven by purpose, not profit. If that sounds a bit whole grain for your gluten-free palate don’t worry, it’s also … Continue reading

The Royal Mail issue a set of comparative postage stamps to celebrate The 50th Anniversary of Londons first Gay Pride

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  Seemingly everything in the UK is steeped in history.  Tak the national postal service known as The Royal Mail. It started back in 1516 when Henry VIII established a “Master of the Posts”, a position that was renamed “Postmaster General” in 1710. Upon his accession to the throne of England at the Union of the Crowns in 1603, James … Continue reading

How an 18th Century Pleasure Garden became one of London’s most vibrant gay areas today

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    Today marks the very first day of Pride 2022.  Well, the official designated month, as nowadays for most of us in the LGBTQ+ community it is something we celebrate every single day of the year. For each day in June, QUEERGURU will be looking at different aspects of Pride including how very small … Continue reading

Roger Casement : a gay Irish martyr or victim of a British forgery?

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  Sir Roger Casement, CMG,  was a diplomat and Irish nationalist between 1911 and 1916, but was executed for treason during World War I. He worked for the British Foreign Office as a diplomat, becoming known as a humanitarian activist, and later as a poet and Easter Rising leader. Described as the “father of twentieth-century human rights investigations”, he was honored in … Continue reading

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