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Film & Theatre

BFI Flare: 7 films not to miss at LGBTQ+ film fest

The buzz is again tangible on the Southbank as the 33rd edition launches with an awesome line-up

Film & Theatre

Love Mamma Mia? Get the gossip from its choreographer

Anthony Van Laast will spill the secrets of his trade at The Place this month

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Sauvage film review – ‘it really does stay with you’

A provocative yet thoughtful study of a young sex worker trying to survive

Marsha P Johnson Trans Tours LDN

LGBTQ+ History Month: our Top 7 events

Fill your month with queer art, talks and history

Film & Theatre

Leave to Remain review: intriguing gay-marriage musical from Kele Okereke

The Bloc Party frontman has co-written a fast-paced tale on the pitfalls two young men face trying to get hitched

Film & Theatre

1985 review – a very 2018 take on the AIDS film

It’s the perfect tonic to brainless Netflix romcoms this Christmas, says Stephen Emms


Fringe! Queer Film Fest 2018 is here

The eighth year of the inspiring LGBTQ+ arts fest is back this month

bottle of gay beer

Fancy a pint of queer beer?

Proud is the UK’s first LGBTQIPA – and it’s worth seeking out

Pink Oktoberfest

UK’s first and only Pink Oktoberfest is here

Head to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to witness a queer takeover of a German beer hall


Top 3: Marchmont Street hangouts, WC1

This summer explore the capital’s most famous LGBT+ bookshop, a photography cafe – and a cavernous second-hand treasure trove