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What does it mean to be transgender in the UK

Activism, LGBTI+, Lifestyle, Society, UK, Uncategorized
Words: Delmar Terblanche Subbing: Etienne Fermie 300,000 people marched in London’s Pride parade this week, while over a million watched. The Mayor was there, as were more than 300 LGBT Metropolitan Police officers - a new record. LGBT rights have become , in many ways, a publicly accepted fact in the UK. Remarkable in a country where, just 20 years before, seven gay men were convicted of “gross indecency” for daring to have sex. But one part of the LGBT community still lags well behind: Transgenderism. There are signs of change - the government has launched a 16 week consultation into the legal process of “gender transitioning”, assessing the requirements needed for transgender people to receive legal recognition. But the proposal was muted, hidden behind a louder, more publ
5 reasons why you shouldn’t miss the DC Exhibition in London

5 reasons why you shouldn’t miss the DC Exhibition in London

Entertainment, Exhibition, Uncategorized
Are you a fan of Super Heroes and Super Villains? So why not going to the DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes in London? A full immersion into the world of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Joker, Suicide Squad and The Penguin and Mr. Freeze. Here 5 reasons why you shouldn't miss this heroic exhibition: The Costumes                                   2. The History   3. The Comics 4. The Sketches 5. The Shop The DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Superheroes opens until September 9th at the O2. You can get tickets here.
From “Old Bones” to “Paradise” with Broadside

From “Old Bones” to “Paradise” with Broadside

Entertainment, Exhibition, Uncategorized
It happened. The Voice of London sat down with Ollie and Dorian from Broadside to discuss about Paradise, their first ever festival in the UK and dealing with life after Warped Tour. You just played your last set at Slam Dunk, how was it? Dorian: It was great, fun. I am not entirely sure about what happened, but they put these gates up to the left of our stage to keep people coming and then they locked up? I think we reached capacity or something, but I also saw people waiting outside the gates. Oliver: The energy was good, it was probably our biggest crowd we played to, but then again, it's hard to say. Dorian: Day 1 even was surprising for us. Oliver: Maybe Slam Dunk in general. It was more of a consolidated area. There was definitely 800 people every day, for sure. Dor...
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