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  • 8th November 2011

    Prominent writers missing from gay prize shortlist 1

    The prize was open to lesbian, bi and trans writers

    3:40 PM — The shortlist for an LGBT literary award announced today is missing several of the UK’s most revered gay writers. Philip Hensher and Ali Smith will not be winning the second annual Green Carnation prize. Alan Hollinghurst, who won Writer of the Year at last week’s Stonewall Awards, also lost out. Speaking about the decision, Chair […]

  • 15th February 2010

    Tory councillor suggests gay and black candidates are ‘there to tick boxes’ 24

    A local councillor questioned the selection list for East Surrey

    12:19 PM — A local Tory activist and councillor has complained over a shortlist of a gay man, three women and two ethnic minority men, apparently suggesting they were included to "tick boxes".

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