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Interview: Rupert Smith

on Thursday, 18 September 2014 01:05.

interludeRupert Smith won a Stonewall Award for his 2010 novel, Man's World. Now, after literary excursions into horror and erotica, he's back with a new story of family secrets and forbidden love: Interlude – out 25 September 2014. He tells Out in the City all about it.

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17
Sep

3rd LGBT* Domestic Abuse Conference To Be Held on 26 September

on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 10:10.

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Domestic abuse is not frequently talked about in the LGBT* communities and LGBT Domestic Abuse Forum say the lack of choices or safe accommodation for victims rarely gets any attention. That's why LGBT DAF are inviting practitioners, researchers, services and members of the community to attend the 3rd LGBT* Domestic Abuse Conference on the 26 September, "Come and listen to some of those people who are making a difference and find out the best way to make the most of services are out there," says Maria Sookias, Stonewall Housing’s development manager and Coordinator of LGBT Domestic Abuse Forum.

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12
Sep

Arsenal Underground Station Opens Rainbow Crossing To Support Rainbow Laces

on Friday, 12 September 2014 09:13.

Transport for London have installed a 'rainbow crossing' outside Arsenal Underground station to raise awareness of Stonewall's Rainbow Laces 2014 campaign. 

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Sep

Hollywood's Homophobia Exposed

on Thursday, 11 September 2014 12:18.

The creative and performing arts industry has long been regarded as a safe haven for the LGBT community. However, a recent survey of 5,700 members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has uncovered some shocking findings: 

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10
Sep

Discuss: How Much DNA Does It Take To Make A Baby?

on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 16:36.

As the One Stage season for emerging producers opened this week with Ben Ockrent’s Breeders, at St James Theatre, the producers of the stage production have organised a coinciding panel to discuss whether children should be raised by a mother and a father.


 

Discussing what constitutes a Twenty First Century family will be television presenter Dr Christian Jessen; Campaign Director of Fathers 4 Justice, Nadine O’Connor; Director of Square Peg Media and The Alternative Parenting Show, Chris Sherwood; Head of External Affairs at Relate, Chris Sherwood and TV star, Angela Griffin, who plays the part of Caroline in Breeders. 

Breeders is a comedy about a same-sex couple, Caroline (Angela Griffin) and Andrea (Tamzin Outhwaite) who want a baby that shares their DNA. They decided to seek the help of Andrea’s brother to help them become pregnant.

Directed by Tamara Harvey and featuring Tamzin Outhwaite, Angela Griffin, Jemima Rooperand Nicholas Burns, the play is inspired by Ockrent’s real-life experience and offers a new perspective on how and why we make babies.  The production, currently in previews, opens on 8 September and runs until 4 October. 

The debate is a free ticketed event for Breeders ticket-holders and must be booked in advance via 0844 264 2140

St. James Theatre

12 Palace St, London SW1E 5JA

Wed 3 September – Sat 4 October 2014

Press Night: Mon 8 September 2014, 7pm

Breeders Debate: Monday 15 September 6pm

Website: www.OneStageSeason.co.uk

Box Office: 0844 264 2140

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