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Rob Wilson

Rob Wilson. Leeds City Magazine blogger and Leeds socialiser brings his new blog your way. Rob is involved in numerous social activities in the city, so stay tuned for more articles about the Leeds LGBT and Social Scene. Don’t miss what he has to say, be sure to check back on a regular basis.

National Coming Out Day 2016

Many people may not realise that 11 October is National Coming Out Day, a day to celebrate and raise awareness for ‘coming out’ as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGB T*). ‘Coming out’ refers to an LGB T* person openly disclosing their sexual orientation or gender identity. Whether it’s small, for example letting your close friend know you’re dating somebody ...

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Queen Bee is Back!

Rob Wilson

Queen Bee is back- Get ready Leeds for the Drag Spectacle of the year! Darker, sexier and more fabulous than ever – Queen Bee 2016 is confirmed to take place on November 22nd & for a second year at the stunning Marriott Hotel Leeds. Last year, Queen Bee was launched by Kirsty & Charlie Mallinson-Brown following the tragic death of ...

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LGB&T* Parents Meet Up in Leeds

lesbiangayparents.ning.com had another recent Leeds meet-up that saw the sun actually shine over the Easter break! Originally planned to be a meet-up at Roundhay park playground, the venue was moved to the Tropical World cafe when it looked as though it was going to rain, but the clouds held off. The meet up saw several families catch up at the ...

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The Yorkshire Tournament is back!

Yorkshire Terriers Football Club is pleased to announce after a two year break that the Yorkshire Tournament is back. Held over the weekend of the 19th and 20th March, the club hopes as many people can join them for a weekend of football and partying. Previous tournaments have had over 25 teams competing from up and down the United Kingdom ...

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London Royals Hockey Club visits Leeds

The London Royals Hockey Club put on their tough boots and trek to the North’s party zone – Leeds! The Northern Tour takes place on April 2nd & 3rd 2016 – Join them for a weekend of training, matches, banter and dance floor mayhem! London Royals is the first and biggest mixed LGBT+ identified hockey club in the UK. The ...

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Launch of Leeds Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans* Women’s group

Rob Wilson

This month, Leeds women from across the community have come together in recognition of LGBT History Month, the international celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people. Women of all ages who are lesbian, bisexual or transgender have a valuable contribution to make to the LGBT Community and we are making our presence known! That’s why the LGB&T* Community Hub ...

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LGB T* Fostering and Adoption week

Rob Wilson

People who are Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender* (LGB T*) are being invited to find out more about fostering or adopting a child through Leeds City Council. Leeds City Council is holding its fourth annual adoption and fostering information week Monday 7 March to Sunday 13th March 2016 for LGB T* potential adopters and foster carers. This coincides with a ...

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Dancing Bear!

Rob Wilson

‘God is not male or female. God is not gay or straight. God is not a culture war’ Dancing Bear explores personal stories surrounding faith and sexuality, through dance, live music, drag performance and text. Part-theatre, part-gig, with a heart full of furious compassion, candour and humour. Dancing Bear offers an unflinching provocation in addressing the often desperate balancing act ...

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National HIV testing week

Rob Wilson

National HIV testing week ran from November 21, right through until World AIDS day on December 1 2015 (we know, that’s longer than a week, but you get the general idea). One of my colleagues took this opportunity to get tested at her local doctors and agreed to share the details of her experience with us. Over the course of ...

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BE LGBTQ RnB club night returns

Rob Wilson

The intimate setting of BE at Milo (under new management), Call Lane, Leeds gave our launch night on Friday 25 September 2015 a New York loft apartment feel and our discerning clubbers were more than ready to show of their moves which included the running man, jiggy, nae nae, locking, cat-walking and free-styling it out. Whilst our 3 speciality cocktails ...

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