The biggest weekend in Brighton's LGBTQ calendar - covered by Pride Director Paul Kemp, Stephen Richards aka Lola Lasagne, and Billie Lewis and AJ Patterson from the LGBT Community Safety Forum, and organisers of the Access Tent and Women's Performance Tent respectively.
As Trans Pride Brighton marks its 5th year, we have your full cut out and keep guide:-
- Angela Green from the TPB Committee has the full run down on events
- The mighty E-J Scott brings the ground-breaking Museum of Transology to Brighton
- and Ema Boswood on what's on at the Marlborough and Roni Guetta has the details on the TPB Traumfrau at the North Laine (hint: buy your ticket quick!)
We've hear from novellist Allie Rogers, whose new book Little Gold looks at coming of age in 1980s Brighton; new queer theatre piece Alice Cracked brings alive five different Alices from history; and MindOut appoint Aaron Lawrence as their first Community Ambassador.
The bloomin' brilliant Brighton Bear Weekend take over Out In Brighton - hear from Billie Lewis, Aneesa Chaudry, Tony Russell, Aaron Lawrence aka Spice, Darren Little, Jon Borthwick, Matt Brooks, Neil Borrett, Ian Chaplin, James Ledward, Maria Baker and Graham Munday. Cor!!
- Brighton drag queen Alpha Bites joins us to talk about Female Trouble, the rise of the femme-centred drag scene, and performing gender on and off the stage
As the International Comic Expo comes to Brighton, I’ll be talking to Jessica Kemp of ICE Brighton and Missed Deadline and The Green Ferret artist Melissa Delteil of about women in comics, LGBTQ portrayal and representation, and OF COURSE Wonder Woman
- And comedian Jen Brister on her work with Help For Refugees and her fund raiser Stand Up For Refugees at the Dome on 21st June
We’re into the last hurrah of the 2017 Brighton Festival but there’s one more week of Fringe delights ahead for you -The Marlborough Theatre is centre stage this week - Stephanie Ware tells us How Eva Von Schnippish won World War 2
- Also at the Marly Gypsy Queen looks at Sexual identity and hyper-masculinity in the boxing community
- Rant and Rave Theatre Company bring their new show 'Sexual Fears of a Modern Day Virgin to the Lantern Theatre
- Lorraine Bowen brings her Polyester Fiesta comes to the Spiegeltent
- And we look back on Brighton Festival 2017 with Melita Dennett
More Brighton Festival and Fringe delights, and this week we're focussing on the masculine end of the spectrum.
- Harry Clayton-Wright, artist in residence at the Marlborough Theatre on bringing new piece Sex Education to the Fringe
- Award-winning Drag Prince Alfie Ordinary brings Help I Might Be Fabulous to the Spiegeltent
- Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons imagines a world of curtailed speech
- We’ve got the heads up on shows including Naked Girls Reading at the Komedia, a one-woman Richard III, the divine Joe Black wants you to meet him at the Eldorado, and artist FK Alexander brings If I could go on singing over the rainbow to the Spire in Kemptown
And there’s a smattering of tracks from some of the bands you can catch over The Great Escape and the Alternative Escape