‘Hi Di Hi’ the three little words that made Ruth Madoc a Star and a gay icon.

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      Ruth Madoc   16 April 1943  _  9 December 2022 (aged 79)  RIP From 1980 – 1988 Hi Di Hi was one of the most successful sit-coms on British Television.  Irs setting was a Holiday Camp in the 1950s  which was then the most popular vacation destination for blue-collar families still recovering from … Continue reading

Vincent Hanley: Sex, Lies and Videotapes : the story of an Irish gay icon

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  Irish filmmaker Bill Hughes’s poignant and very personal documentary on his DJ friend the late Vincent Hanley will probably move you to tears.  Especially if you are a gay man of a certain age.  Or Irish. Or both.   Hanley was a celebrity DJ and TV presenter in the 1970s & 1980s in a very … Continue reading

Dawn French is a huge T**t

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  Dawn French is one of the funniest women in the UK.  Period. Actress, writer, presenter  French is known for writing and starring on the BBC comedy sketch show French and Saunders with her best friend and comedy partner, Jennifer Saunders, She then sealed her status as an icon to the queer community by playing the lead role in … Continue reading

Molly Parton : the last Queen of Bohemia

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  There is an inexplicable link between gay men and flamboyant larger than life women. Especially in the UK where eccentricity is a character trait that is both encouraged and even worshiped. These women are the epitome of queer, although nearly all of them are heterosexual albeit often convoluted. Sometimes labeled bohemian they are iconic … Continue reading

Dame Barbara Windsor : a truly great British gay Icon RIP

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  Today most of the LGBTQ Community in the UK will be in mourning for the passing of one of the country’s beloved gay icons Dame Barbara Windsor, better known as ‘Babs’. This highly successful actress from London’s East End was the least pretentious star who flitted from serious drama to deliciously camp comedy.  Her … Continue reading

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