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Ahoy there all ye sailors and sea dogs, set sail for the Gay Wakefield cross scene Nautical theme night on Bank Holiday Saturgay 25th May   Read More ...

And it’s All Change for the better Take a look Following the renewal of our funding for Wakefield, we at Yorkshire MESMAC have returned to   Read More ...

On Thursday 28th February I was asked to speak on BBC Radio Leeds standing in for gayleeds.com’s very own Sarah Carmody. The topic of conversation   Read More ...

In the UK and following the Equal Marriage Bill being passed last week, the LGBT community are almost equal in law. However sadly Homophobic language   Read More ...

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A cure for HIV?‏

It is an exciting time to be working in HIV prevention, writes Mark Tyson of Yorkshire MESMAC.  Its becoming a full time job just to keep   Read More ...

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It Takes a Village…

Paul J. Burgess is the founder, Writer and Actor at Pink Triangle LGB&T Theatre Group. He’s also a Teacher, a Youth Worker and more importantly   Read More ...

Yorkshire MESMAC’s New STI MOT service, launching Saturday 6th July, is the friendly and convenient way to get your regular sexual health check up out of the way. Just drop-in to our Calder Vale offices in Wakefield on the first Saturday of the month between 12pm and 3pm. A pin prick of blood, a twenty minute wait and our award winning HIV testing service could tell you your HIV status.   Read More ...

Almost a thousand marchers paraded through historic York on Saturday 1st June in a massive show of support to kick homophobia out of sport. The city centre was packed with spectators as the demonstrators – many in fancy dress – unfurled a 100m long rainbow flag next to York Minster. Players from York’s rugby league club, the Knights, joined the Parade, together with many of the City Councillors, as they marched with   Read More ...

The Horbury Show has taken place in Carr Lodge Park for over 30 years. It is organised on the last Sunday in June each year by Rotary Club of Horbury & Ossett Phoenix. The aim is to provide an entertaining, enjoyable and informative show while at the same time raising money for charities mostly local. Several thousand people visit the show, seeing and experiencing a wide range of attractions, performers   Read More ...

Wakefield Gay Group (WaGG) is a friendly social group where you can meet new people and make new friends in a safe and supportive environment. It is primarily a gay and bisexual adult men’s group but everyone is welcome so come and join us. Monday 3 June Mark T AMP Games, At MESMAC Offices 8pm To 10pm Monday 10 June Social Night At The New Union Pub 7pm to 9pm   Read More ...

If someone commits a crime against you or your property because of your sexual orientation or gender identity- that’s a hate crime! Sadly, every year in Britain, thousands of LGB&T+ people are victims of such crimes. If you’ve been a victim or have been affected by a crime committed against someone you know, Victim Support can help you find the strength to cope with what you’ve been through and recover.   Read More ...

Sex, scandal and showbiz in 1940s London at Wakefield Theatre Royal - Monday 3 – Wednesday 5 June. Yorkshire lass Maggie Brown has moved to London in search of fame. She auditions at every cabaret bar, with her songwriter George, but nobody wants their act. And things aren’t much better with her boyfriend Tom… Everything changes when Maggie and George are picked up by the wealthy nightclub owner Sir Frank. Soon   Read More ...

GW received a lovely postcard from gayleeds’ quirky Viaduct Starlet Uma Daze. Uma is currently having a break from the girls and is working in lovely Turkey. Well hello boy and girls! Just a quick update for you all whilst I’m on my travels! As most of you may know I’m now working at Bobbie Kents International Playgirls show! In marmaris, turkey! I’ve been here just under a month now   Read More ...

York’s gay Pride, which achieved widespread media coverage in 2012 with the first gay Pride Parade through the historic city of York, is to join with the City’s professional football and rugby league teams for York Pride 2013 to take a groundbreaking stand against homophobia in sport – backed by Greg Dyke, the new Chairman of the Football Association! The Saturday 1st June event will again begin with a Pride   Read More ...

Statement from Huddersfield Pink Picnic (Huddersfield Pride) “Despite our best efforts we regret to announce that due a lack of funds and generally not having enough people to run the committee this year there shall not be a Pink Picnic 2013. The investigation regarding funds that went missing last year is still on-going and someone has been arrested and questioned someone in relation to this. The West Yorkshire police have   Read More ...

It is an exciting time to be working in HIV prevention, writes Mark Tyson of Yorkshire MESMAC.  Its becoming a full time job just to keep up to date with progress: new innovations and opportunities are emerging all the time.  The evidence is now overwhelming that ‘test and treat’ is not only the right public health response to the HIV epidemic; but that it could, so long as there isn’t any   Read More ...

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