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Alan Flanagan’s extraordinary way with words in BINGO

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Bingo  ☆☆☆ The Pleasance Theatre Cormac, a lovable Irishman at large in London (played with charm and nicely paced energy by Alan Flanagan) has been a very busy boy. He goes for a check up and finds out he has the full house of infections – HIV/Syphilis/Gonorrhea/Hepatitis C. to which the nurse mutters under her … Continue reading



Tony Award Winner Gary “Keep It Gay” Beach died aged 70

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  The Tony Award-winning star of The Producers Gary Beach has died aged 70.  He originated the role of the cross-dressing director Roger De Bris. in Mel Brook’s mega Broadway hit, and went on to don his lavish frocks to reprise the role in the movie adaptation. The out-gay actor’s outrageous performance won him legions of … Continue reading



Trans Pride & putting the T first

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  The recent debacle at London Pride when a small group of transphobic cisgender women somehow managed to hijack the front of the march, highlighted the need for our community t0 be doing more for our brothers and sisters.  These particular protesters were shouting about how trans women aren’t women and are apparently “raping” lesbians ensuring that … Continue reading



Trailer of Freddie Mercury biopic BUT will we think it a Rhapsody when the movie is released?

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  Most of us old enough to remember Freddie Mercury usually have a special memory of the late great Brit rock star who was taken from us far too early. Queerguru’s is from December 9, 1980, when Queen were appearing at Wembley Arena.  It was the day after John Lennon had been killed and the world was still … Continue reading



Life for gay men can begin at 40 (sometimes….)

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  It used to be that when gay men reached their 40’s they literally became invisible to the rest of the community overnight.  Now replaced by much younger models we were expected to stay home alone or maybe with some long-suffering partner and watch the rest of our lives tick away in oblivion. It was … Continue reading



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