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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 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 ...

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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 our newly refurbished and air conditioned offices on Calder Vale Rd. To celebrate we would like to invite our service users past and present, our friends and our allies to an Open House event on Saturday 6th April from 12pm-3pm. Food and refreshments will be   Read More ...

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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 was ‘Gay Cure Therapy’ and the issues of advertising such “cures”. In  May last year a group called The Core Issues trust and a Religious group Anglican Mainstream had proposed advertisements promoting ‘Gay Cure Therapy’ banned from being placed on the London Transport Network. The   Read More ...

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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 and slurs are at an all-time high; we often hear this language on a daily basis in one way or another and many see it as ok. The biggest challenge to face LGB&T people are the attitudes towards the community and the language used in   Read More ...

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As part of Anti-Bullying week, Leroy Andre Williamson, Mr Gay UK 2012 winner has told GayWakefield.com exclusively about his own personal experiences with Homophobic Bullying and also an attack in Sheffield. Bullying When I was young I knew I was gay, that I was attracted to guys but I was too scared to tell anybody.  Everyone must have had an idea that I was as random people would see me on my estate   Read More ...

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Here in Britain we’re currently marking Anti-Bullying Week, a national campaign to get schools to work harder to make playgrounds and classrooms safe and fun places to learn and grow up. Those of us who were bullied at school, for whatever reason, will empathise keenly with young people who dread bullies’ taunts and violence. Bullying isn’t just a ‘rite of passage’ that we should expect as part of growing up.   Read More ...

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Everyone likes a good bitch, a nice bit of gossip or a saucy bit of info about someone’s private life. On the gay scene and I’m talking every gay scene here it’s just everyday life to talk about what is going on in each others lives, who kissed who last night and who has fallen out with who and why. Growing into a scene can sometimes be hard, the gossip   Read More ...

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