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A Lesbian’s Guide to Pride in London

Our 5 best nights and shows for queer women this weekend across the capital

LGBT

Queer Space is at Dalston Superstore

Dalston Superstore is celebrating 50 years by holding parties, events, talks and workshops all summer

LGBT

London LGBT Pride is back

Two weeks of annual celebrations kick off this weekend

Books

Gay’s The Word at 40: see LGBT activist Mark Ashton’s plaque

The pioneering bookshop has been around for four decades

Art

MUST DO: Queer British Art, Tate Britain

Deeply personal works are to be presented in the Tate’s first ever LGBT exhibition

Family

How we all came to love the Regent’s Canal

The alternate and very “un-London” pace of life on the water is reaching a tipping point

History

‘The 1967 bill did nothing for the rights of lesbians, women and transgendered people’

Andrew Lumsden, original member of the Gay Liberation Front, on the slow march towards equality

Q&A

Technology ain’t all bad: here’s proof

Digital Agenda celebrates the tech that’s changing our world for the better, via their first Impact Awards

Drink

Booze in this recreation of a 1930s gay members’ bar

For one month only the pop-up Caravan Club is the best place in town for potent cocktails and saucy shenanigans

History

Top 10: LGBT History Month

Discussions, club nights, history walks and more across Camden, Islington and King’s Cross