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Homotopia festival taking place in Liverpool throughout November

The city’s eighth annual festival opens on 1 November with the theme of ‘Cruising For Art’.

Hate crime vigil to be held in Trafalgar Square

Hundreds will gather in Trafalgar Square from 8pm on Friday 28th October to take part in a two-minute silence for victims of homophobic hate crime. Similar vigils will also be taking place in Brighton, Kettering, Norfolk, Norwich, Reading and Stoke.

Women gain ground in Independent’s annual Pink List

Schoolteacher Elly Barnes topped the Independent on Sunday’s Pink List this year, joining Jessie J, Clare Balding, Sue Perkins, and Heather Peace in the Top 10. However, the list remains broadly male-dominated, with women occupying less than a third of the 101 places.

Majority of women may be bisexual

New research from the United States suggests that the majority of women experience same-sex attraction.

£10,000 for Reading LGBT centre

Councillors from all parties in Reading unanimously backed a motion to provide local charity Support U with accommodation and funding.

Popular queer cafe to close

London’s First Out Cafe-Bar is due to close on the 29th of October following an increase in rent and other changes to the lease for the property.

LGF announce Homo Hero Award winners

Sir Ian McKellen and Manchester Pride organiser Jackie Crozier were amongst the winners at the Lesbian and Gay Foundation 2011 Homo Hero Awards.

Gay couples less likely to divorce

Newly released figures from the Office of National Statistics indicate that straight couples in England and Wales are more likely to divorce than same-sex partners. The findings come against a backdrop of growing public support for civil partnerships and gay marriage.

US census records dramatic increase in gay couples

The number of US census respondents who describe themselves as being in a same-sex relationship has risen by 52% in the last decade.

GO.GO to curate women’s tent at Brighton Pride

GO.GO festival organisers have announced an eclectic line-up of solo artists, bands and DJs for the women’s area at Brighton Pride on Saturday 13th August.