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For the latest on current events about, concerning or relating to the gay community.

Gay men offered groundbreaking new online counselling service for sex, drugs and alcohol

    Gay and bisexual men are being offered an innovative new online service offering advice and support on sex, drugs and alcohol.

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    South African soap star pens powerful open letter to LGBT youth after gay kiss scene sparks backlash

      A South Africa soap star has published a powerful open letter to young gay people after a landmark gay kiss scene he was involved in sparked a homophobia backlash from viewers.

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      Sir Ian McKellen to open new gay rights exhibition in Manchester

        Sir Ian McKellen is set to opening a new exhibition in Manchester, to mark the 50th anniversary anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales.

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        How one gay man’s battle with Aids shaped Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’

          Disney’s Beauty and the Beast remains one of the world’s most enduring and popular romance stories, but the original 1991 cartoon could have turned out much differently were it not for one gay man’s tragic struggle with Aids.

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          Exclusive: Pet Shop Boys to headline Brighton Pride 2017

            The legendary Pet Shop Boys are set headline this year’s Brighton Pride festival, Winq can exclusively reveal.

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            Enjoy this hilarious Australian coming out video will make you laugh – and maybe even cry

              A new video launched to mark Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is proving a hit around the world for its frank and funny portrayal of revealing what makes you different to your family.

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              Gay Indian prince urges his country to decriminalise homosexuality

                India’s first royal prince to come out publicly as gay has has called on the country’s government to scrap laws criminalising homosexuality.

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                Paul O’Grady recalls the horror of the Aids crisis in brand new episode of ‘Attitude Heroes’

                  One of Britain’s most well-known drag queens and presenters, Paul O’Grady, has opened up about the reality of life on the gay scene during the height of the Aids crisis, for the second episode of Attitude’s landmark podcast series ‘Attitude Heroes’.

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                  Same-sex marriage becomes legal in Slovenia

                    Same-sex marriage has officially become legal in Slovenia today. The law was originally passed ten months ago after a referendum rejected a draft that would also have granted adoption rights.

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                    WATCH: Short Film on the Struggles of Being Trans

                      A new short film has gone viral on social media after shedding light on the everday struggles that trans people can often face.

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                      Winter 2016/2017

                      The new Winter issue of Winq (yes, we’ve now gone quarterly) is all about our 2016 Men of the Year, following our awards ceremony in December.

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