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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 ...

Editorials

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 ...

Complex Minds will be presenting a workshop on Neurodiversity at Yorkshire MESMAC’s Calder Vale offices in Wakefield on June 24th between 6pm and 8pm.  It is Free of charge and all are  Welcome! Neurodiversity is used to describe any of the following, Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, Tourette’s. Neurodiversity affects around 25% of the population; if you or anyone you know has problems with the following   Read More ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pride Makers are what makes Wakefield Pride a really well planned and smooth-running event. We’d also like to thank everyone that volunteered last year to achieve this. Organising an event like this takes the committee a huge amount of time and effort so on the big day we need you! Whether you can spend 1 hour or 8 hours we still need your help! We are actively looking for Pride   Read More ...

This will be your last chance for a while to take advantage of Yorkshire MESMAC’s HIV Peer Educators / Free Premium Aspire Membership scheme. Apart from the opportunity to help prevent new HIV infections, participants will get three months FREE Premium Aspire membership worth £90. Aspire membership gives you unlimited access to all Wakefield Council’s Leisure facilities including Sun Lane. So whether you like to swim, attend exercise classes or   Read More ...

Leeds Hornets RUFC is the new inclusive rugby team for Leeds and becomes the first gay-friendly team in Yorkshire. I had the idea of starting up an inclusive team in early January this year”, says Phil Stewart, the founder of Leeds Hornets rugby. “I’d previously been a  supporter of the Kings Cross Steelers, the world’s first inclusive team, based in London” and was amazed at what they had achieved there   Read More ...

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 in the year 2013! Get dressed and ship shape for the ocean waves and jump aboard the good ship GW for a night full of nautical naughtiness! Following on from the success of last years GW S.O.S (Support Our Scene)…Army Night, this years…Naval Night promises   Read More ...

TransWakefield the newest group to this historic city, no we aren’t a train spotting club, we are a trans* social/support group. Being trans is a very lonely, scary world, as many of us know. Our group is somewhere you can come and be who you want to be, in safety and privacy, and where you won’t be judged. We also welcome your views and ideas of how you would like   Read More ...

So, its the end of this uni year! Whether it is your first year, last, somewhere in between or long gone, Huddersfield University wants you to come and celebrate! UOH LGBT Society are hosting a Les Miserable inspired Masquerade ball. They will have have CanCan dancers among other delights! It is fancy dress in a Les Miserable theme. This is not compulsory but oh so fun! The event will be hosted by   Read More ...

Wakefield Gay Group (WaGG), was set up in September 2011. WaGG is a friendly social and activity group where you can meet new people and make new friends in a safe and supportive environment. WaGG is for gay & bisexual men from 18+ who live in and around the Wakefield District, but everyone is welcome from other areas, so come and join us! If you would like to meet and   Read More ...

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