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She bar
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Why is Soho’s She bar the only lesbian venue in London?

Clare Hand talks women-priority spaces with resident DJ Tina Ledger

Alternative Prides
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MUST DO: Three alternative UK Prides

As well as the July 7th Pride in London march, here’s a trio of other LGBT+ events to consider

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MUST DO: Queer Between the Covers

Last chance to catch 250 years of LQBTQ+ literature in Senate House

Pride
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Pride Month: 7 events you can’t miss

We handpick the best events across the capital

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Yassss! Dalston Superstore is launching new bar Karaoke Hole

The Kingsland High Street basement dive will see pro drag queens and brave amateurs alike on its disco ball-clad stage

Books

Why monogamy is dead

Comedian Rosie Wilby’s book tracks her journey from one-woman-woman to ‘playfairer’

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What’s a Gay Wedding Show actually like?

It’s a blast, says Clare Hand, who soaks up the twinkly atmosphere solo (alas)

Film & Theatre

MUST DO: BFI Flare Film Festival

One of the longest running LGBTQ+ events in the world is back with a killer schedule of new, recent and classic films

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Queer Britain, the world’s largest LGBTQ+ museum is opening in London

It might be long overdue but at least it’s now a reality in a city with centuries-worth of queer history

Art

Photography on the Margins is coming to the Barbican

An unmissable new show celebrates the historic relationship between photographers and people on the peripheries