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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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A suspected fraudster who is said to pose as a policeman while targeting gay men is being sought by police. It has been reported to GW that the man had been seen recently on gay dating apps and social network sites from a location within the Wakefield, Leeds and Doncaster areas. This man has been sought after for a while now. Gloucestershire Police were called to a house in Bishops   Read More ...

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Charity launches Eurovision campaign to support international work Graham Norton gives cocktail recipes for Eurovision parties Stonewall is calling on its supporters to raise funds to tackle homophobia worldwide by staging fundraising parties during the Eurovision Song Contest on 18 May. The charity has launched party packs to help supporters have fun while raising money – and TV star Graham Norton has contributed his own cocktail recipes to help get   Read More ...

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Yorkshire is famous for many things, not least its scenery, warm welcome, great food and good pubs! Now, Welcome to Yorkshire, in association with the Yorkshire Post, is giving you the chance to vote for your favourite Yorkshire pub. Whether it’s a traditional country pub, a historic tavern, or a city centre pub – we want to know. So have your say and tell us why your local should win   Read More ...

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Thomas Wales, Co-Founder of GayWakefield.com has been nominated for The Positive Role Model Award for LGBT for The National Diversity Awards 2013! Take a few minutes to nominate him online and help him get shortlisted in the top 3,  http://www.nationaldiversityawards.co.uk/#/positive-role-model-lgbt/4554534107 Every nomination counts and shortlisting will take place only in a few months time! Here are a few things you might not know about Tom / Thomas; Thomas Wales’ work with and   Read More ...

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On Wednesday 10 April Wakefield Gay Group decided to become the third LGB&T group (following AMP and Trans Wakefield) to move to Yorkshire MESMAC’s newly revamped and air conditioned Calder Vale offices. Gay Wakefield asks why… ‘We were aware that some people were put off joining WaGG by the fact that we met in a pub’ one long standing member said, ‘we wanted to be clear what we were about,   Read More ...

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Positively UK is working on a new initiative to tackle HIV-related mental health issues. They are launching an online survey for people living with HIV to explore their perceptions on how mental health impacts quality of life, treatment adherence and other related issues. If you are living with HIV and want to take part in this anonymous survey, please follow this link.

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