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We'll be dropping musical classic throughout the night for you to sing your hearts out too and back by popular demand.... We will be opening the BASEMENT for 2 rooms of dancing delights!


That’s right kids... It’s a new year and I’m getting older so why not throw the biggest, dirtiest, most outragous a house party to celebrate!


On Commercial Road there is a house, Where Cybil's known to dwell. This Halloween she invites you all, To follow her to HELL!


Saturday, 27 August 2016 - Celebrating 31 years of spectacular entertainment and still going strong! Three floors open, Cabaret Loung Bar, Main Bar and the NEW Basement Club.

Aug 18th: Are you a gay man living with HIV?

Are you a gay man living with HIV? We would like to hear about your experiences and views as a gay man living with HIV. You are invited to participate in a brief online questionnaire (20 minutes) as part of a study being carried out by Queens University Belfast exploring your views on stigma as a gay man, how you cope with it, and answer some questions on your wellbeing and HIV medication management.

Feb 12th: LGBT History Month Magazine 2015 online now

Here is the 2015 edition of LGBT Magazine, a publication produced by Talent Media in association with LGBT History Month and Schools OUT. The 2015 theme - Coded Voices.

Sep 17th: Rainbow Laces campaign to kick homophobia out of football returns

Rainbow Laces campaign asks players to lace up for weekend of 13/14 September Premier League, GFSN, Thomas Hitzlsperger, Arsenal and Man City back the campaign Arsenal stars including Walcott and Giroud film advert for TV and cinema Fans urged to tweet support using #RainbowLaces

Jul 30th: Miss Jason To Win? Yes, Dear!

This summer, a brand new 4 x 60 minute singing show launches. 'The Singer Takes It All', created by Endemol UK, is a multiplatform singing game show and our very own, four time consecutive Golden Handbag award winner, Miss Jason is in with a chance of performing (and possibly winning).

Jul 14th: From Billboards in London to TV screens in New York

From billboards on the London Underground to TV screens in New York City, critically acclaimed rap artist and classical pianist E.N.V is packing a punch on the music scene.

Jun 28th: Happy London Pride

Today's the day central London becomes the place to be, and Trafalgar Square becomes awash with colour.

Mar 12th: NEW MOVIE ‘OUT’

makes a change for me to play the part of a woman, rather than a drag queen or transgender, my usual type-casting

Jan 22nd: A Night with John Travolta

a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear first hand from one of the world’s biggest stars about their career and life

Nov 26th: Strong Enough: A Biography of an Icon

Five decades and 100 million album sales after first appearing on the music scene as one half of pop duo Sonny and Cher, the Grammy, Emmy, and Oscar-winning phenomenon that is Cher is an indisputable living legend.

Sep 21st: Diversity Role Models - The Carnival Comes To Town

Roll Up, Roll Up! Diversity Role Models' Carnival Tickets are now on sale...

Sep 9th: Any Day Now - Out Now Nationwide

Winner of numerous international audience awards and inspired by a touching true story


Peter Nichols’s emotional, rip-roaring comedy comes to Theatre Royal Brighton this summer.


Peter Nichols’s emotional, rip-roaring comedy comes to Theatre Royal Brighton this summer.

Dec 7th: New Lesbian Dating Website

New! Lesbian Dating In a Safe Environment. Wow Women Prepares for its Official Launch in December, 2012.

Aug 16th: Where D'Ya Put Yer Willy? - book review

‘Where D’Ya Put Yer Willy?’ is the debut novel from up-and-coming writer, Jeff Kristian. It is a comedy-drama of mystery, intrigue and songs, where things are not always as they seem.

Jul 27th: THE Jeff Kristian Interview

It’s been a busy year so far for our resident Drag Queen, Jeff Kristian, with his usual shows at Molly Moggs and weekly appearances on Big Brother’s Bit On The Side. Not happy with these he has also just published his first novel “Where D’Ya Put Yer Willy?”, and is working on a comedy horror musical “Spi-Darlings”. I caught up with him in central London and quizzed him on all his ventures.


Our very own Pink Wire ‘Adventures of a Drag Queen’ columnist Jeff Kristian releases his debut novel, ‘Where D’Ya Put Yer Willy?’ across the UK and US 25th June 2012.

Mar 7th: GET YOUR HANDS ON A COPY OF BOF Cruel Britannia from Peccadillo Pictures

The hugely popular Boys On Film series returns, this time chock-full of British queer short films, starring Iwan Rheon (E4 s Misfits), Iain de Caestecker (BBC3 s The Fades), Harry Eden (Flashbacks of a Fool), Jonathan Firth (The Prince & Me), Layke Anderson (House of Boys), Michael Twaits (Confessions of a Dancewhore), and Ross William Wild (We Will Rock You).

Oct 19th: THE PARK TAVERNS autumn Line up!

DONT FORGET to put this date in your diary! - SATURDAY 29th October is the HALLOWEEN PARTY hosted by the Illegal immigrant from Lagos Nigera - Son of a Tutu and its cabaret time on Sat 5th November with Sophie!!

Sep 3rd: Come along to the Park Tavern this Sept/Oct!

So guys, girls and your play mates! Here's the next installment of the great line up at our very own THE PARK TAVERN on Portway in E15

Aug 15th: Miss Hope Springs - for two nights only at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern

Brighton Fringe 2011 Best Cabaret Award

Jun 15th: Do you want to share your coming out story?

Please email your story in 500 words to editor@

Jun 13th: Volunteers needed for study on HIV Support in the UK: 2011

You are invited to take part in a study being conducted by Professor. Corinne Squire, of the School of Social Sciences, University of East London.

May 25th: Stars of beauty are to gather to praise award-winning students

Stars of the beauty industry, both people and brands, will be gathering in central London on Friday June 10th to pay tribute to the prize-winning students of the London College of Beauty Therapy.

May 11th: SIGN NOW! 24 hours to Stop the "Kill the Gays" Law in Uganda

Organisation All Out (And us here at Pinkwire) are asking you to please sign the following petition in an attempt to stop the Ugandan “Kill the Gays” law.

May 9th: PLEASE sign petition to end Malaysian 'Sissy Boot Camps"

Organisation All Out (And us here at Pinkwire) are asking you to please sign the following petition in an attempt to shut down Malaysian “sissy boot camps” where they have sent 66 effeminate teenage boys.

May 5th: Positive Nation : Spring 2011

The UK's HIV and Sexual Heath Magazine

May 3rd: Pinkwire congratulates Kate and WIlls!

Following a momentous long weekend that will go down in history Pinkwire would like to congratulate the happy couple, Kate and Wills, as they embark on their happy and prosperous future.

Apr 21st: A Toast To...

A TOAST TO....Pinkwire's very own resident Drag Queen, Jeff Kristian, has been awarded two SCENE AWARDS by Boyz magazine this week.

Apr 14th: Boris pays tribute to Simon Milton

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has paid tribute openly-gay Deputy Mayor Simon Milton after he passed away on Monday evening aged 49.

Mar 29th: LLGFF Competition

Pinkwire have teamed up with the BFI this year to offer one lucky reader a pair of tickets for the Closing Night Gala of The Four-Faced Liar

Mar 28th: Ty Jeffries - the Miss Hope Springs Interview

I caught up with Ty Jeffries (the man behind Miss Hope Springs) backstage after seeing his performance of "Je M'Appelle Hope" at the Drill Hall in London to find out a little more about Miss Hope. At 6ft2, he is a welcoming gentle giant who, as he puts it, “you can just press start and I’ll just keep talking”.

Mar 16th: Celebrities ask President Obama to take a stand on same-sex marriage

A number of celebrities have written to President Obama in a bid for him to “end discrimination in marriage” and to back equality.

Mar 3rd: Anti-gay couple lose foster case

A Christian couple was yesterday told that they wouldn’t be allowed to foster children after declaring their anti-gay views, the judge ruled.

Jan 27th: Tatchell's tribute to Ugandan David Kato

Ugandan LGBTI rights activist David Kato was found murdered in his house on 26 January 2011. He had received homophobic death threats and had been pictured and named by Uganda's Rolling Stone magazine in an article that called for gay people to be killed.

Jan 12th: Stonewalls Top 100 announced

The following are the Stonewall Top 100 Employers in Britain for lesbian, gay and bisexual people in 2011. These organisations have scored the highest on Stonewall’s 25-question Workplace Equality Index designed to measure equality in the workplace, and have been able to demonstrate their best practice with supplementary evidence

Jan 4th: More and more organisations becoming "gay-friendly"

A record number of organisations have entered this year’s Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, in a bid to be named the country’s most gay-friendly employer

Dec 15th: Amaechi official complaint to FIFA

Former basketball star and gay rights campaigner John Amaechi has complained to FIFA about president Sepp Blatter's comments regarding the World Cup in Qatar

Oct 28th: It Gets Better Series - Adam Lambert

In the It Gets Better Series the glam eccentric singer Adam Lambert gives his own personal story to help the many people come to terms with their sexuality.

Oct 20th: It Gets Better Series - Hillary Clinton

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has joined the chorus of celebrities offering support to gay teenagers who are suffering from bullying, advising them to "hang in there and ask for help."

Oct 18th: It Gets Better Series - Jake Shears

In the It Gets Better Series the Scissors Sisters eccentric lead singer Jake Shears gives his own personal story to help the many people come to terms with their sexuality.

Oct 8th: Tim Gunn opens up about gay teen suicide and ensures life “gets better”

In an empathetic public service announcement video directed at depressed young people, Tim Gunn says he tried to kill himself when he was 17.

Sep 23rd: Acceptance of gay marriage growing says Tatchell

Same-sex marriage is an idea whose time has come. It is the growing trend all over the world, from Canada to South Africa and Argentina.

Sep 17th: Tatchell talks Pope protest in London on Saturday

This Saturday's Protest the Pope march and rally will condemn the Pope's sexism and homophobia, his collusion with the cover up of child sex abuse, and his welcome back into the church of the holocaust-denying bishop, Richard Williamson.

Sep 9th: Want to share your cruising stories?

Do you find it tricky to cruise on the gay scene or online? Is there a cruising situation that you found difficult or that didn’t end the way you wanted it to?

Sep 8th: Southwark Archbishop asks to meet Pope protesters

Protest the Pope spokespeople will hold a press conference on the pavement outside New Scotland Yard on Wednesday 8 September at around 12 noon, immediately after their meeting with the Catholic Archbishop of Southwark, Peter Smith.

Sep 2nd: William Hague speaks frankly about gay rumours

William Hague has released a personal statement to clear up rumours surrounding his sexuality and any suggestions towards sexual relationship with his adviser Christopher Myers who has since resigned from his position and has branded the rumours causing the resignation as “untrue and malicious”.

Aug 18th: European Man-For-Man Internet Sex Survey 2010

As some of you are already aware Pinkwire is helping to take part in a European wide survey of gay men about sex, health and relationships. It is turning out to be "the" most biggest survey of gay men!

Aug 16th: BBC to recall the moment Lord Mandelson was outed

The BBC is to air the moment Lord Mandelson was outed by columnist Matthew Parris for the first time since it happened more than a decade ago.

Aug 11th: Stephen Fry attacks the Independent for stereotyping

Gay broadcaster Stephen Fry has attacked the Independent after they published a “Pink List” where he came in at third and attacked fellow TV personality Louie Spence for his campness.

Aug 9th: liberal Democrats will vote on gay marriage

The Liberal Democrats are to vote on full marriage rights for gay couples at next months party conference, as they aim to highlight the differences in the newly formed coalition government between themselves and the Conservatives.

Aug 5th: Prop 8 Judge overturns California same-sex marriage ban

A federal judge overturned California's ban on same-sex marriage Wednesday, the latest twist in a legal saga which could have nationwide implications for the divisive social issue.

Jun 24th: On the wagon

I have now banned all alcohol from my house, this is not me checking into AA, it is me hopefully staving off the need to check into Weight Watchers.

Jun 8th: Jerry, Jerry, Jerry

I dropped the Weetabix, tripped over the cat and walked into my living room to see Jerry Springer ducking a flying chair.

May 17th: Liverpool and Lumbago

I was supposed to fly to Dubai this morning as far as I remember to start as the editor of an oil rag