News reached us this week that the #AIDSMemoryUK campaign founded by Ash Kotak, a long-term survivor of HIV, has announced that the London AIDS Memorial will be centrally located on Tottenham Court Road, close to the locations of: the first … Continue reading UK Aids memorials to be linked by national memorial website. London memorial due to be in Tottenham Court Road.
Well, today’s tears were the result of receiving some boxes from Calstock. Boxes mainly of books, but also of a quite nice set of plates, cups and saucers, etc. But the one item that had me most in tears was … Continue reading Tears as the boxes arrived and were opened…
Earlier this week, Troy Michael, Mr Gay Iceland told Gay Star News about being raped when he was 12 by a friend of his older brother. For some reason, I only saw it this evening. I was not sure that I wanted to read the article, but I persevered and did so.
You may well wonder why I would not want to read his story? Well, it is for a simple reason – it is far too close to my experience for comfort… and it is time for me to tell my story too. Continue reading “Thank you Troy Michael for helping me to tell my story too…”
As part of LGBT History Month, Unison Northern Ireland is showing a film, We Were Here by David Weissman, which is a deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to … Continue reading Film from Unison for LGBT History Month
Earlier this morning I got an update from Dr Michael Scott who presents history on television and radio like no one else. His latest project with the BBC is Spin the Globe A series that takes famous dates in British history … Continue reading “Spin the Globe” – new series on Radio 4 from Michael Scott