Exclusives

Bringing back the Warrior Princess: The Xena 2011 Movie Campaign

Xena, Warrior Princess August 13th, 2011

As of June 2011, it has been 10 years since the Warrior Princess stormed across our screens with her soulmate Gabrielle beside her, writes Jen Tucker. Many fans are still brokenhearted about the end, and so with the recent re-release of the Xena series DVDs has come a new fan campaign to produce a new Xena film. (more…)

Liveblog: Candy Bar Girls, episode 6

Candy Bar Girls August 11th, 2011

Can you believe it’s the final episode of Candy Bar Girls? I’m so sad. I’ve no idea what I’ll do with myself at 10pm next week. Or 11pm. Or 9pm. Or whenever the heck this series was actually on: the time slot varied more wildly than the government’s current stance on policing issues (that’s right people: it’s not all jokes about hats- I’m also capable of cutting edge political commentary). (more…)

Riots spread to Birmingham’s Gay Village

Police near Hurst Street. Photo via birminghamriots2011.tumblr.com August 9th, 2011

Violence and looting took place in Birmingham’s Gay Village last night as riots hit the the UK’s second city. (more…)

15 new date ideas for bored couples

paintball August 7th, 2011

If you’ve been in a relationship for a while you might recognise this dating dilemma, writes Diana Denza. Your girl is great, but you can’t spend another night making small talk over a Chinese takeaway.

So here’s the fix: pick one of these creative date ideas and get ready to turn up the heat in your relationship.

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Liveblog: Candy Bar Girls, episode 5

Candy Bar Girls August 4th, 2011

Good evening and welcome to the fifth week of Candy Bar Girls. Can you believe it’s been that long? To think that only a mere month ago I didn’t know who Jo was. Or that other Jo, you know, the one with the thing. Or the one with big hair, glasses and a hot girlfriend. Or whatshername, oh, it’s on the tip of my tongue…you’d know her if you saw her. She’s got a face. And shoes.

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Tabloid LGBT news round up: July 2011

Daily Mail August 2nd, 2011

Here’s the last in the current series of Lesbilicious’ tabloid round-ups: bi-monthly look at the most ridiculous LGBT stories to crawl out of the British tabloid press.
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Liveblog: Candy Bar Girls, episode 4

Candy Bar Girls July 28th, 2011

It’s that time of week again where we don our ironic fedoras, short sleeved blazers and skinny jeans and pretend we live in Soho. To get in the mood I’m currently eating a Ukranian-Italian fusion takeaway I ordered from a simply lovely Venetian style frozen oxygen bar on Dean Street whilst listening to an all-female hipster punk band called Labia Majora play post-ironic Japanese pop versions of K.D. Lang songs on a stylophone.
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How gay-friendly is Facebook?

Facebook thumbs down July 22nd, 2011

Facebook is an integral part of millions of lives, writes Ruth Pearce. It enables us to easily keep up with friends and acquaintances, organise events and even pretend that we’ve remembered important birthdays.

However, with privacy concerns on the rise and Google+ snapping at the giant’s heels, it’s a good time to reflect upon Facebook’s record as a gay-friendly space. (more…)

Liveblog: Candy Bar Girls, episode 3

Candy Bar Girls July 21st, 2011

Hello and welcome to the Candy Bar Girls week three liveblog. If you missed the action last week, don’t worry! I watched it for you like some kind of benevolent Lesbian God.You can catch up here on last week’s Candy Bar Girls episode 2 liveblog.

Incidentally, if there were lesbian gods they’d have the head of Shane from the L Word and the body of Lara Croft from Tomb Raider. I’ve given this matter quite a lot of thought.

After last week’s homage to Most Haunted, a.k.a. the entirely pointless ghost hunt in the Candy Bar, I’m anticipating this episode will contain crossovers with other hit television programmes. Maybe Danni will appear on ‘Strictly Come Pole Dancing’ and Shabby will go on Big Brothe…oh wait, hang on. Never mind. (more…)

Top 5 films for the broken hearted lesbian

Resident Evil July 15th, 2011

After recently having my heart broken I popped on ‘Bridget Jones’ in the vague hope it may rouse me from my darkest days, writes Clare Edmondson.

I unsuspectingly put myself through two hours of smug, irritating characters, ridiculous romantic ideals and a heart sinking soundtrack that felt like a form of sadistic torture.

To help you avoid this and other filmic mistakes here, in reverse order, are my top 5 films to watch with a broken heart. (more…)