50 Years On: The Fight for LGBT Rights


Part of LGBT History Month, Bradford Politics in the Pub brings you ’50 Years On: The Fight for LGBT Rights’ on 28th February. Bringing you some fantastic speakers who’ll bring to life past struggles for equality, explore current issues facing lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people, and share where LGBT rights needs to go &… View Article

Trans Mission video a day – Week 3


Bradford organisation Trans Mission are doing lots of different events throughout LGBT History Month in Bradford, but they’re also creating a video a day during the whole month. In case you missed it, they’ve already discussed sexuality and gender, as well as faith and transitioning, dispelled some myths, and talked about gender fluidity – watch… View Article

Wikipedia are coming to Bradford


Wikipedia representatives will be visiting Bradford as part of LGBT History Month, and they’re inviting Bradfordians along for an editathon session. The free session will focus on editing LGBT related pages, but you’ll learn how to add or edit any Wikipedia article, giving you the knowledge to update and add any missing information on any… View Article

Trans Mission video a day – Week 2


Bradford organisation Trans Mission are doing lots of different events throughout LGBT History Month in Bradford, but they’re also creating a video a day during the whole month. In case you missed it, they’ve already discussed sexuality and gender, as well as faith and transitioning, dispelled some myths, and talked about gender fluidity – watch… View Article

Who are the most important LGBT characters on screen?


Jax Griffin is the organiser of Bradford’s Drunken Film Festival, and will be showing a special screening of The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Dessert at Delius Artworks, with a party and drag hostess. We asked Jax about the representation of LGBT characters on screen, and she shared her thoughts with us below. Add to this… View Article

Playwright Leon Fleming on Bradford, politics, and turning pro


Critically acclaimed playwright Leon Fleming will have two of his plays performed at the closing of LGBT History Month in Bradford. See below for some exciting news about casting, just announced this week. We also chatted with Leon about his work, Bradford, and whether being LGBT can also make someone more politically active. How did… View Article

Trans Mission video a day – Week 1


Bradford organisation Trans Mission are doing lots of different events throughout LGBT History Month in Bradford, but they’re also creating a video a day during the whole month. We’ll be keeping tabs on all the videos they produce, starting with these videos from the first week. Introduction Day 1 – Councillor Dunbar discusses LGBT History Month… View Article

The Bradford Pride Awards


The Pride Awards are a way to celebrate the work of groups and individuals who give up their time to improve life for LGBT people in Bradford. Bradford’s reputation as a welcoming and progressive city is both well deserved and good for everyone. The Pride Awards will thank some of the people who help to build… View Article

An Outstanding Film Programme


During LGBT History Month in Bradford, you can enjoy a film programme as excellent as you’d expect from the world’s first UNESCO City of Film. There are cult classics, new films and independent releases, all with LGBT themes and universal appeal. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert follows two drag queens and a transgender… View Article

Just a Ball Game? LGBT History Month Looks at Football


Football is this country’s most popular sport, both to watch and to play, with almost 3% of England’s population going to football matches regularly. With so many people involved in British football in some form, it’s inevitable that many LGBT fans and players will be among this number. But football can still be seen as… View Article