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Converse Pride by you shoes to show your pride

Converse Pride Chucks to show your pride in 2019 Converse is one of the many brands that are producing rainbow branded pride products to help us show our pride. As with all our pride articles, we dig into the support they are giving in an attempt to ensure that as a...

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Interview: Sirine Saba for LGBT play WIFE

Performer: Sirine Saba in LBQ role of Suzannah Sirine Saba stars in the world premiere of Samuel Adamson’s Wife. The production runs at the Kiln Theatre, 30 May – 6 July. “I don’t believe that I’m nothing but a daughter and a wife and a mother. I’m a human being” It’s...

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A refresh after a rest!

Hello, long time no see! You may have noticed that Planet Nation looks a little different, and a lot of old content is missing. We've been hibernating for 18 months, but are now having a refresh. Watch this space for a brighter, bolder, fresher site! We will also...

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LezEvents Review

LezEventsQueer female events in London’s most exclusive venues. At LEZevents, we believe that any one who identifies as female, non-binary and queer should have the right to party in the best clubs and bars London has to offer. Why should such glamorous venues only be...

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Book Review: Nothing to Lose by Clare Lydon

What a fab book that I couldn’t put down, I read it in two sittings. If you’re looking for a light, easy read romance then this is definitely a book for you. Scarlet is woken up at 4am by a loud banging on her front door. She opens it to find a policeman standing...

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Review: Hotter

a poignant and engaging dance and performance about identity and our bodies Brought to you by award-winning director Jessica Edwards (Sparks, Denim) and producer Ellie Keel, Hotter’s raw poignancy touches tender strings. Our bodies and how we feel about our age,...

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Review: Speaking Out and Fitting In

gender, stereotypes, privilege and authenticity with cabaret, poetry, hoops and Christmas dreams come true Alice d’Lumiere performs at Norwich Arts Centre on May 15th and at Norwich Pride on July 27th. You may be wondering if your should attend her show. Having had...

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The Lesfic Bard Awards

What are the Lesfic Bard Awards? The Lesfic Bard Awards are international literary prizes administered by the Lesfic Bard Awards committee.​ Who can submit books? Twice a year, a ‘reminder’ is issued to lesbian publishing houses (those who have previously submitted to...

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Review: Purple Snowflakes and Titty Wanks

A Phenominal performance from a purple who has a great career ahead of her. Purple Snowflakes and Titty Wanks... I was intrigued just by the title. And as a purple myself (don't like the word lesbian, why not call yourself a purple instead?!) I didn't actually know...

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New EP ‘Slow Down’ from Lots Holloway

Lots Holloway released her last solo single, Stay a Little Longer in July 2017 (scroll to the bottom to see the music video for Stay a Little Longer). A few months later and Lots returns to a more organic, contemplative style on the title track and lead single ‘Slow...

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Music Playlist: Sian Evans via Spotify – listen here

The definitive Sian Evans playlist as featured on Planet Nation, including her bigs hits with Kosheen together with her subsequent solo material so far. Thank you to MC Wild Kingdom for curating this playlist. If you like this playlist, why not take a look at our...

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Travel: A Lesbian Utopia in Spain

I’m already looking forward to next year. This is for me my festival of choice. VELVET IBIZA 2019 5th edition From Tuesday 7/05 until Sunday 12/05/2019 (departure day) 1 location: The 4star hotel Cala Martina (ex Punta Arabi) in Es Canar 330 BUNGALOWS – ALL IN FORMULE...

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Review: Christine and the Queens

I knew I wanted to see her live when I saw her on YouTube at Glastonbury. Quirky, sexy, French completely tilted. The embodiment of a performer, she lays her naked soul out for you to devour. She dances like a demon, her queens beside her dancing their butts off. So I...

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Stockholm Pride – A Beautiful Celebration of Diversity

There is a famous story of Swedes “calling in gay” to work in the 1970s, as a protest against homosexuality’s classification as an illness.  While this tale has been sensationalised over the years, it stuck out in my mind during my visit to Stockholm.  The people and...

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Event Review: MINT@Foundation

MINT@ Foundation These popular events have taken place in members clubs and lively venues such as Soho House, Studio 88, Century Club, Jewel, Mayfair Exchange, Opal, Jack Solomons Club and London’s buzzing Foundation Bar. They are always packed with between 400 to 600...

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Review: Suzie Pindar, The Naked Artist

LBQ Artist Exhibition: Suzie PindarHave you heard of Suzie Pindar? Suzie is an LBQ artist who lives in London. She is known as The Naked Artist and her work is extremely personal.Review We popped along last night after dinner at Labels to find out more about one of...

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