Big Bang Blog

Interview with Chardine Taylor-Stone

Posted by Ultimate Planet on 22 May 2017

The British LGBT Awards took place on Friday 12 May in central London. Whilst most of the categories go to celebrities and corporates, we were closely watching the Outstanding Contribution to LGBT+ Life as there were a number of grass roots women in the Top 10 shortlist.

We caught up with Chardine Taylor-Stone who took this coveted prize at the glitzy awards ceremony.

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Being bi and with a guy

Posted by LottieDingle on 21 May 2017

There’s no denying it – relationships truly define us. And unfortunately, if you’re bisexual, your identity can easily be misread.

Date a female-spectrum person and they assume you’re a lesbian, date a male-spectrum person and they assume you’re heterosexual.

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Naked Attraction is looking for you!

Posted by Ultimate Planet on 14 March 2017

Naked Attraction is returning for another series. They are particularly looking for lesbian women.

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Celebrating the women in the British LGBT Awards!

Posted by Ultimate Planet on 20 February 2017

The British LGBT Awards Top 10s were announced this morning and we're delighted to see some amazing women in the shortlist.

We're also delighted to see some of our favourite destinations. So we've highlighted some of our favourites below.

The full Top 10 shortlist can be viewed here.

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No place for hating - fighting biphobia in the LGBT community

Posted by LottieDingle on 17 February 2017

There’s nothing quite like that galling silence when you tell a woman in a “lesbian” bar that you’re bisexual and she isn’t happy about it. Or the feeling you get when fellow Pride marchers shout “breeders!” as your bisexual banner and purple-clad contingent pass by.

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Website launched to record LGBT history plus a BBC documentary

Posted by Ultimate Planet on 02 February 2017

Have you still got photographs, footage, historic documents, diary entries club flyers or anything that has helped define your life as an LGBT+ person over the past 50 years?

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New online video series to inspire and raise awareness of LGBT engineers

Posted by Ultimate Planet on 02 February 2017

People still think of engineering as a profession reserved only for white heterosexual men. But the industry is changing, with more women and people from ethnic minority backgrounds and the LGBT community all making a valuable contribution to the profession. InterEngineering has partnered with Mott MacDonald and the Royal Academy of Engineering to produce a series of videos profiling LGBT engineers talking openly about their experiences of the profession and sharing their personal stories. The aim is to show those thinking of becoming engineers that being LGBT is not a barrier to a happy and successful career.

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Wellness study of LGBT+ people

Posted by Ultimate Planet on 30 January 2017

Women who identify as LBQ are at an increased risk of developing a common mental health problem such as depression or anxiety than their heterosexual cisgender peers.

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Slamsister Designs

Posted by Ultimate Planet on 06 December 2016

Emma and Sandy launched slamsister in May 2014.

The goal - to provide the lesbian community with a wide range of greeting cards for fun and all occasions.

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Martial arts for LGBT people

Posted by Ultimate Planet on 06 December 2016

Jai Chan currently teaches the LGBT Martial Art in London to various LGBT groups, including university societies. We caught up with Jai to find out more.

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