Sunday , 19 January 2020

Tag Archives: Karen Dunbar

Priscilla Queen of the Desert – she is

Priscilla www.priscillathemusical.com

  Priscilla Queen of the Desert, based on the 1994 hit movie of the same name, comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse. Its simple, feel good plot – two drag queens and a transsexual riding a big pink bus through the Australian bush – oozes flamboyant charm. The show is a camp riot through the wilderness, with a lot of heart. ...

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Trans activist wins top prize at Icon Awards

The ICON Awards

A celebrated transgender activist has won Scotland’s first Icon Award. Big-hearted Jennie Robertson, who for many years has volunteered to offer support to trans people in what are often very challenging circumstances, was given the top award at the flamboyant ceremony in Glasgow. Jennie was “absolutely delighted” with the recognition, but insisted that “the main thing” is to continue supporting ...

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Wadhwa wows at inaugural LGBTI Awards

Mridul Wadhwa

    An Indian-born trans woman and equality campaigner has been named Outstanding Campaigner of the Year at the inaugural LGBTI Awards in Glasgow. Mridul Wadhwa, who has been a leading advocate for equality and inclusivity within domestic abuse and rape crisis services, was honoured at the awards ceremony last night – which was organised and hosted by the Equality ...

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LGBTI awards nominees announced

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An equality and human rights advocacy group has announced the shortlisted nominees for its inaugural LGBTI awards event. The Equality Network established the Scottish LGBTI Awards to recognise and celebrate the campaigners, politicians, journalists, public bodies, businesses, community groups and individuals that have made a contribution towards securing greater equality in the past year. The event is being sponsored by ...

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