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Brighton Journal | August 25, 2019

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Britney Spears’ Brighton Gay Pride Performance Has Officially Sold Out

July 2, 2018 |

Brighton is seen as the centre of the UK’s LGBTQ+ community, with its vibrancy and openness widely lauded. Brighton’s Gay Pride is therefore regarded as the best Pride celebration in the country, even surpassing London’s popular event.

However, unluckily for you, … Read More

Celebrating Who You Are! Parker Robinson Talks LGBT+ Matters and Brighton Pride!

July 28, 2017 |

He has only just left his role as the Students Union’s Vice-President of Welfare and Campaigns where he has run campaigns to tackle the BME attainment gap and to improve women’s safety on campuses. As former President of the LGBT+ … Read More

Celebrating A Summer Of Love! What To Expect From This Year’s Pride Weekend!

July 25, 2017 |

Less than two weeks to go before the rainbow flags will be flying again all over Brighton as the UK’s biggest Pride festival returns with an eclectic mix of entertainment and events and, of course, loads of glitter. Time to … Read More

The Best Alternative Events Over Brighton Pride Weekend

July 24, 2017 |

With Brighton’s biggest pride event fast approaching, we’ve looked into the very best pride occasions taking place over the weekend.

Of course the main events take place in Preston Park, including music, rides and more, as well as Kemp Town’s … Read More

Brighton Declared 7th Best LGBT City In The World

July 6, 2017 |

According to Nestpick Brighton has been ranked the seventh best LGBT city in the world – now that’s pretty impressive…

Brighton wasn’t the only UK city on the list though, beating it by two places at number 5 was London, which might surprise some … Read More

‘I’m Just A Normal Brighton Boy!’ – Meet Mr Gay England Matt Rood!

June 28, 2017 |

It was only last week that Matt got the amazing news. The 36-year-old dog walker from Brighton has managed to become this year’s Mr Gay England, a huge honor and responsibility for a “normal Brighton boy” as he describes himself. … Read More

Let’s Talk Sexual Identity And Gender Roles – Interview With BoxedIn Theatre Artistic Diretor Oli Savage

May 8, 2017 |

Have you ever felt like you don’t really fit into the labels society puts on us? Ever hesitated when filling out a questionnaire asking whether you consider yourself male or female? This is what queer theatre is about. How are gender and … Read More

Good News! Popular Brighton Gay Bar Re-Opening Today After Rebrand

March 16, 2017 |

Last week, Brighton said farewell to Poison Ivy, one of the city’s most popular LGBT-friendly nightspots. Its five-year stint came to an end with a rowdy seven-hour party on 5 March featuring Brighton’s best and brightest queens including Electric Blue, Candi Rell … Read More

Second Brighton Pride Headliner Announced

March 14, 2017 |

Two weeks ago, Brighton Pride announced that legendary electronic pop duo Pet Shop Boys would be headlining this year’s Summer Of Love Festival.

This morning, Years and Years have been unveiled as the second headliner for the UK’s biggest LGBT pride festival. … Read More

Sad News! Farewell to Popular Brighton Gay Bar

March 10, 2017 |

One of Brighton’s most popular LGBT-friendly nightspots has closed its doors.

Bustling gay party bar Poison Ivy hosted an epic seven-hour cabaret closing party last Sunday to say farewell to punters. Some of Brighton’s best and brightest queens including Electric Blue, … Read More