Author Archives: BGL

Stars, Sequins and Streaming: ‘Know Your Status: Live’

Know Your Status event for World Aids Day

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Red Ribbon Carpet Event of The Year Rolling out the red carpet On a Sunday you will normally find me duvet deep on the sofa. Sunday 1st December was a whole other story; red carpet fabulous darling! We Joined forces with Keyth David and BioSure to help host the 10 hour ‘Know Your Status […]

Supporting the ‘Know your Status Live Event, 2019’

Reading Time: 2 minutes As a director of an LGBTQ company I feel a great responsibility to contribute to making our community a better place. It is this very reason that we jumped at the chance to work with Bio Sure on the ’Know your status live, 2019’ red carpet event. I am constantly shocked by the level of […]

‘No Queer Here’ – How Hollywood Hides Homosexuality –

Reading Time: 5 minutes What is Hollywood anyway? One first has to understand what is meant with the term ‘Hollywood’. Originally it refers to the actual place where films were made. (They could have been called Miami films, for that matter). Hollywood had the means and the infrastructure to become the epicenter of film, which it did. But, that […]

Live Your Best Gay Life in Venice: Gondolas, glass and the glamourous!

Live your Best Gay Life in Venice

Reading Time: 5 minutes A traditional Roman Catholic, relatively small city that is steeped in history and tradition; as a gay traveller, none of these things fill me with confidence! I have worked too hard to feel the uncomfortable stares as me and partner try on clothes together, check into our double room or take our photo whilst on […]

I AM DIVINE

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s not just his tragic demise that makes Glenn Harris Milstead a legend. It was the way he lived his authentic best gay life. Thomas Coulier reviews this cult classic film and explains just why ‘I am Divine’ is not to be missed. Who was Divine? ‘I AM DIVINE’ is a documentary about the life […]

To Make Up or Not: A Beginner’s Guide To Makeup For Men

Reading Time: 4 minutes Strong enough to wear makeup? “To be VISIBLY queer is to choose your happiness over your own safety”. These are the words of  ‘Thirsty Bitch’ presenter, scene queen and DJ, Aamyko.  A big part of Aamyko’s visibility is his makeup (which he wears the hell out of).  He talks openly about the prejudice he has […]

Living Your Best Pride Life: What Will You Wear?

Reading Time: 2 minutes 1. Go Rainbow It’s obvious…but sometimes the best things are. If you are a ‘look-at-me’ kind of pride go-er then go all out; rainbow wig, rainbow socks, face paint…the works. Just exactly which colours you drip yourself in is entirely up to you. Just check our recent National Students Pride article to explore the debate […]