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August 10, 2012

UK Black Pride 2012 unveils line-up for this year's event at London's Ministry of Sound club

British Soul legend Omar, dance and funky house star Donae'o and new rapper Amplify Dot will headline UK Black Pride on 18 August.

Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, director of UK Black Pride, expressed her excitement at having Omar as a headline act.

‘He is one of the UK's most pioneering and authentic musical talents and will crown UK Black Pride at the world class Ministry of Sound,’ said Opoku-Gyimah.

July 26, 2012

Gay soccer organizer Chris Basiurski helps carry Olympic torch through London

Gay Football Supporters Network chair Chris Basiurski was cheered today (26 July) as he kissed his boyfriend before carrying the Olympic torch through London.

He told the crowd he was going to marry his partner, James, next year.

Earlier in the day comedy gay icons Eddie and Patsy of TV show Absolutely Fabulous also became torch bearers.

But the honor has also been given to a few LGBT campaigners.

June 6, 2012

Olivier Award winning musical about the 80s club scene to open in UK capital in September

Boy George musical Taboo is set for a revival in London, telling the rags to riches tale of an 80s icon.

The Olivier Award-winning show open at the Brixton Club House in September and will once again be directed by co-creator, Christopher Renshaw.

Taboo is the story of a young girl and boy swept up in the flamboyant club scene of the 1980s.

April 23, 2012

Communities to commemorate anniversary of David Copeland hate attack on London's gay Admiral Duncan pub

The anniversary of the nail bomb attack on the gay Admiral Duncan pub in London’s Soho will be commemorated next week.

Thirteen years ago David Copeland planted a nail bomb in the popular bar which killed three people and injured over 80.

Copeland also targeted London’s black and Asian communities by placing bombs in Brixton and Brick Lane.

Every year survivors, family and friends gather in the pub at 6pm on 30 April before walking round to St Anne’s Church for an act of remembrance.

April 16, 2012

HomoLAB talks to Jenny Jones and why the gay community should vote for her as the Green candidate for London Mayor.

This week the team settle down in a cocktail cave to discuss a Trans Miss Universe, Melissa Etheridge getting a divorce, and changing room tattoos!

Plus Lucio has an interview with Green candidate for London Mayor Jenny Jones at Brixton Market where she talks about the anti gay bus ads, decriminalising drugs, and why if you are gay, you should vote for her.