Feature on Plymouth Transgender Person Gets Top Spot in UK Gay News ‘Article of 2007’

Article first published: 30th December 2007 Source: http://www.ukgaynews.org.uk/Archive/07/Dec/3101.htm Copyright: Creative Commons Licence. Selecting what we consider the best article in the English language published by a newspaper anywhere in the world – and “listed” on the UK Gay News ‘front page’ – was a relatively easy task this year. The article taking pride of place […]

LGBT Film Night – October 2010

In October 2010 the chosen film for LGBT film night at Hawkins Meeting House was Beautiful Thing this coincided with UK Black History Month.  This trailer featuring some of the black actors cast in the film was shown.

Plymouth Gay couple celebrate 50 years together – Sept 2010

Proud Paul Pollard and boyfriend Ted Spring have celebrated their 50th anniversary together. Dedicated Paul, 72, met Ted, 73, in a club half a century ago and the devoted couple say it was ”love at first sight”. Paul was a 22-year-old chef at the time and Ted was then an Able Seaman on shore leave […]

Cinema Advert – Plymout’s Leading Nightspots 1970’s

This video has provided some interesting material and discussion on Facebook. It is a local cinema advert promoting the: The Birdcage, Union Street The Cascade, Lockyer Street The Commodore, Cornwall Street The night club favoured by Opportune’s crew was the Commodore Club in Cornwall Street. The Commodore was run by a flamboyant gay called Tommy […]

LGBT History Month 2010 Quiz

A LGBT history themed quiz was held at The Swallow raising funds for the Eddystone Trust and EACH as part of the  LGBT History Month 2010 events in Plymouth. The Poster

Plymouth LGBT Film Night Launched February 2010

Plymouth Pride Forum and Pride in Plymouth launched LGBT film night as part of the 2010 LGBT History Month events. Screening Stonewall the Movie at Hawkins Meeting House, Plymouth. The Poster The Leaflet

IDAHOT 2010 Great Global Kiss In

IDAHOT 2010 Great Global Kiss In, a set on Flickr. Via Flickr: For International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2010 Pride in Plymouth organised a flash mob style Kiss-in as part of the Great Global Kiss-in Project, held in Plymouth City Centre on the 15th May. The video was mashed in to one of the […]

PPF World AIDS Day 2007

PPF World AIDS Day 2007, a set on Flickr. Via Flickr: On December 1st 2007 the Plymouth Pride Forum launched it’s new interactive website and marked World AIDS Day with a reception and candle light vigil. The website was short lived as it was abused by a small number of people.

Pride in Our Past Volunteer at PWDRO

Pride in Our Past Volunteer at PWDRO, a photo by Pride in Our Past on Flickr. Via Flickr: A volunteer for the Pride in Our Past project researching the old leather bound 1920’s court records that are providing us with windows into an evocative & tragic past. We uncover the tale of two men, Francis […]

Site of the Lockyer Tavern Plymouth

Site of the Lockyer Tavern Plymouth, a photo by Pride in Our Past on Flickr. Via Flickr: All that’s left of the famous Lockyer Tavern, it’s ‘Back Bar’ was a meeting place for the gay community of Plymouth throughout the 1950′s, 60′s and 70′s. Long demolished, it’s now the garden of the Bank Pub and […]