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MICHELE OSTEN & THE NOT JUST JAZZ BAND

Musician: Michele Osten and the Not Just Jazz Band Born in Seattle USA, Michele now resides in England. Raised listening to all of the great crooners of the 50’s and 60’s as well as Jazz, Soul, Blues and R&B.  Michele began singing as a child but let her music...

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Author: Rachel Maldonado

Author: Rachel Maldonado Rachel Maldonado is an American author of lesbian fiction with 50+ novels and short stories topping the Amazon charts such as Burning Desire, Touchdown Hero, and Her Maiden Voyage. She is a graduate of Our Lady of the Lake University in San...

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Performer: Sammy Silver

Performer: Sammy Silver Sammy Silver serves sass, sex and surrealness and is everyone’s favourite bear cub! Sammy has performed all over the UK and internationally including places such as Berlin, Amsterdam, New York and Austin. He is a proud ambassador for London’s...

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DJ: 2 Traxx

DJ: 2 Traxx International Dj 2 Traxx has been working her magic on the decks for 7 years. Starting off as a house and garage on Radio stations such as Pure Love, Pure Music 247 and Freek FM before heading to the clubs.  In the clubs 2 Traxx made a big impact with her...

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Musician: Finlay Leslie

Musician: Finlay Leslie Finlay Leslie makes up for what she lacks in height with a big voice and a markedly vast range of song writing inspiration. Drawing experience from break-ups, trust, love, and revealing what she would say to her twelve year old self, this...

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DJ: Ritu

DJ: Ritu Trailblazing broadcaster & pioneering music chameleon, DJ Ritu is the voice of the definitive global music show, ‘A World in London’. Her career began in 1986 as a Soul/Disco/Pop DJ in London, and has led to over three decades of record-spinning in 32...

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Author: K’Anne Meinel

Author: K'Anne Meinel K’Anne Meinel is a prolific best-selling fiction writer with more than one hundred published works including shorts, novellas, and novels.  She is an American author born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and raised outside of Oconomowoc.  Upon early...

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Performer: Adam All

Performer: Adam All Drag King Adam All is the creation of Jen Powell. Jen first performed in drag 12 years ago and since Adam's initial inception has gone on to perform across the UK and now runs a monthly Cabaret Drag King Night in Soho. An advocate of drag and avid...

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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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DJ: Caz Coronel

DJ: Caz Coronel Caz Coronel is an international DJ, producer, composer, musician and singer. Except highly energetic, vibrant sets, crossing house, techno, breaks, rave, drum and bass and jungle, often with worldly flavours and sometimes with a touch of jazz on keys...

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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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DJ: DJ Misty

DJ Misty DJ Misty B Is a London based DJ who has held down residences in bars, club corporates event across the Uk, with over a decade’s professional experience in the club scene. A multi-genre DJ. She describes her style as Eclectic, Bouncy and Sexy.  Although her...

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Musician Lots Holloway

Musician: Lots Holloway Multi-instrumentalist Lots Holloway is a talented artist who produces, writes and creates all her own music. Since being signed to indie label Why I? Records in 2016, Lots has gone on to release a stream of infectious and original indie-pop...

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Author Clare Lydon

Author: Clare Lydon Clare Lydon is a lesbian fiction author and lover of Curly Wurlys. Her books have been described as "romantic, addictive, fabulous!" and she couldn't have put it better herself. When she's not writing, she plays the guitar badly and drinks far too...

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Author Kiki Archer

Author: Kiki Archer Top of the lesbian Amazon book charts, popular Author Kiki Archer shares what gets her excited about writing & more...Independent or published author? Independent Preferred pronoun: She 1. What’s your first memory of enjoying reading?  My...

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Author Sam Skyborne

Author Sam Skyborne Sam Skyborne (pen name of Wollie Boehm) is a storyteller - both a writer and an award-winning filmmaker. She has an English degree, a masters in Artificial Intelligence and currently lives and loves in London. Sam has voraciously devoured stories...

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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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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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Musician: Sian Evans

Musician: Sian Evans Sian Evans has recently been announced as the headline artist for the 2017 L Fest in Loughborough. Sian was the front woman and singer-songwriter of the band Kosheen. She is now performing as a soloist and is currently in the recording studio. We...

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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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