Interviewer @pridematters1 Recently I got the opportunity to interview this year’s Mr Gay Scotland and contestant in Mr Gay Europe. Hello Steven, Thanks for doing this interview with me. First of all could you tell me a little about yourself? It’s a pleasure. Thanks so much for asking me. I always find this question a… Continue reading Interview with Mr Gay Scotland 2017: Part One.
Interviewer @pridematters1 After the success from the Outcome book and the Exhibition, Tom Dingley has began taking the exhibitions out of our capital. I got the chance recently to catch up with him. Thanks for doing this second interview with me. I do appreciate how busy you have been. What response did you receive from… Continue reading A follow up interview with Tom Dingley, the creator of The Outcome Project.
Interviewer @pridematters1 Peter Tatchell has been a LGBTI and human rights activist since the sixties. I got an opportunity to interview him about events that have shaped the LGBTQIA movement over the years. Can you explain what OutRage! was? How necessary was it to be involved in this project and how does the climate differ… Continue reading Interview with Peter Tatchell: Part two.
Interviewer @pridematters1 Peter Tatchell has been a LGBTI and human rights activist since the sixties. I got an opportunity to interview him about events that have shaped the LGBTQIA movement over the years. You have been a human rights activist since the 1960s and are passionate about your work. When you began you were one… Continue reading Interview with Peter Tatchell: Part one.
By @pridematters1 In this series we look at various heroes and advocates of the LGBTQIA family. In this article we focus on a gay male, George Cecile Ives. 1 October 1867– 4 June 1950 Place of birth: Germany. George Cecile Ives was one of Britain’s first gay activists, living in a time were he was… Continue reading George Cecile Ives
By @pridematters1 Combined with the Public Order Act: 1986 and the Sexual Offences Act: 1967. Many gay and bisexual men found themselves being prosecuted for simply kissing their partners in the street. The 1967 act was far from equal. The age of consent was twenty one, which meant young same sex lovers could never feel… Continue reading How the ‘gay community’ was affected by the laws surrounding them in the latter part of the 20th century.
By @_AlexandraClare The Sexual Offences Act and perceptions of homosexual relationships at the time when homosexual acts were decriminalised. If you wanted to celebrate the anniversary of the legalisation of homosexual acts in the UK, you have a broad choice of dates, depending on factors like where you live, whether you are in the armed… Continue reading Sexual Offences Act 1967