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  • 11th February 2014

    Meet Gaysha, your bespoke LGBT-specific pre-wedding event planning service

    Gaysha Events aims to take the stress out of planning LGBT-specific pre-wedding events

    1:25 PM — PinkNews meets Gaysha Events, a company set up to offer a bespoke events and wedding planning service, geared specifically towards the LGBT community.

  • 27th February 2013

    Complaints over Harvey Nichols ‘lesbian kiss’ ads dismissed by Advertising Standards Authority 5

    The ASA received 17 complaints about the ads, several of which said they were inappropriate because of the 'lesbian' content

    4:32 PM — An ad campaign by Harvey Nichols which featured women kissing mirror images of themselves has escaped censure by the ASA after it received complaints that "lesbian kisses" should not be on display around children.

  • 21st November 2012

    Documentary follows trans teen during Miss England competition 12

    The BBC Documentary follows Jackie Green's journey through the Miss England competition (Image: Fresh Academy)

    1:28 AM — A trans teenager is the focus of a new BBC documentary, which follows her though the heats of a beauty pageant, the prestige of which she wants to use to become a role model for young trans people.

  • 21st May 2012

    First transgender ‘Miss Universe Canada’ pageant contestant misses out on title 94

    Talackova has made history in the Miss Universe pageant, despite not winning the top prize

    2:37 PM — The first ever transgender contestant to compete in the Miss Universe Canada pageant has lost her bid to win the title after strutting the runway this weekend.

  • 20th May 2012

    GAP releases pro-gay ad, under fire from One Million Moms 132

    The billboards have been erected in Los Angeles, and the caption reads 'Be Bright, Be One.'

    10:02 PM — The US clothing retailer GAP has released a new advertising campaign in Los Angeles, which features a gay couple embracing under one t-shirt, and has predictably drawn the wrath of the anti-gay group, One Million Moms.

  • 28th April 2012

    Ray-Ban campaign features gay couple 18

    The ad was shot as part of the 75th anniversary campaign (Photo: Ray-Ban)

    5:42 PM — The eyewear designer, Ray-Ban, has introduced an advertisement that features a gay couple holding hands as part of their 75th anniversary campaign.

  • 25th March 2011

    Feature: Is Botox poison or pleasure? 15

    Botox is popular with gay men (Photo: Flickr user Sarah G)

    6:21 PM — Botox, once the preserve of middle-aged ladies with just a little too much cash, has become increasingly popular among men, particularly gay men. But what’s it like? Does it work? And what does the growth of the practice tell us about the gay community? Tim Davies went to the Private Clinic in Harley Street to try it out.

  • 28th June 2010

    Beauty: Home made beauty in a post-austerity budget Britain 3

    An avocado is a perfect ingredient for a home made beauty product

    11:00 AM — Everybody likes to try to look their best but expensive face creams and body lotions can take their toll on your wallet. However you can still treat yourself to a relaxing facial, some luxurious face-cream or body lotion all for next to nothing. You might think you’d need a degree in chemistry or cosmetology to make your own beauty products from scratch but in actual fact this couldn’t be further from the truth. You can create some luxurious, natural products using items you probably already have lurking around your kitchen cupboards.

  • Beauty: The lure of male make-up 4

    Guyliner from Superdrug

    10:51 AM — More and more guys, and not just gay guys are starting to wear make-up, so are we entering a new era of slapped up straight men? Encouraged by the make-up wearing trends of cool male icons such as Russell Brand, Pete Doherty and Robbie Williams, it seems the male population is gradually warming to the idea of a bit of war paint.

  • Beauty: Is Perfect Skin All About Wrinkles? 3

    Are these the secrets to perfect skin

    10:45 AM — Whereas many of us will happily spend a small fortune on shoes we’ll baulk at the price of skin care products which promise to keep our skin in its prime or, worse, merrily fall in to bed without so much of taking off our make up. Fast forward to our thirties and forties and we’re bemoaning burgeoning crows feet and sighing at our ashy, dull complexions.

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