TUCKED (15) Written and Directed by Jamie Patterson Starring Derren Nesbitt, Jordan Stephens, Steve Oram, April Pearson UK DVD & DIGITAL HD RELEASE DATE: MONDAY 9th SEPTEMBER

TUCKED is a raw and tender drama about an ageing 80 year old drag queen who forms an unlikely friendship with a younger queen, both struggling with their own issues of gender identity & mortality. As they discover more about each other, they realise how to truly be themselves. A story about love, loss and friendship […]

Admiral announced as headline sponsor for Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend

Pride Cymru and Admiral have revealed they’ll continue their partnership, which has spanned for nearly 20 years with the Welsh employer returning as headline sponsor of Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend for the second year running.  Over the years, Admiral has become widely respected for its proactive steps towards creating a more inclusive work environment; and […]

Breaking Down Society’s Barriers: Tolerance vs Inclusion

Art and design are powerful tools to raise awareness and inform observers of societal issues. That’s what Stephen Burridge focused on for his final piece at Cardiff Metropolitan University. The 28-year old just completed his undergraduate in Graphic Communication at the Cardiff School of Art and Design and will showcase his completed design work,‘Tolerance’, at the school’s summer show. His exhibition looks to educate visitors and fixates on the difference between tolerance […]

Gok Wan amongst first acts announced for Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend

Pride Cymru has revealed the first set of performers for its annual Big Weekend, celebrating diversity and unity. Over a set of three days in August, more than 75 acts will come to Cardiff, providing a variety of entertainment that ranges from music acts to drag performers to comedians. Among the performers is one of Britain’s favourites, GokWan, […]

Happy birthday Sir Ian McKellen (Winner of the first ever Valley Times living legend award)

The inspirational Sir Ian McKellen, CH, CBE, celebrated his 80th birthday recently and coincidentally, Stonewall, (LGBT rights charity) which he co-founded, celebrated their 50th birthday! Furthermore we are extremely proud to announce, that we are awarding the first ever Valley Times living legend award to Sir Ian, for his sensational contribution to the world of Arts […]

RUSSELL T DAVIES YEARS AND YEARS FROM RED PRODUCTION COMPANY FOR BBC ONE, HBO AND CANAL+

YEARS AND YEARS COMING TO BBC ONEPictured: Daniel (Russell Tovey), Ruby (Jade Alleyne), Edith (Jessica Hynes), Rosie (Ruth Madeley), Muriel (Anne Reid), Stephen (Rory Kinnear), Celeste (T’nia Miller), Bethany (Lydia West) A six part upcoming drama called ‘Years and Years’ written and produced by the legendary ‘Russell T Davies’, will premiere Tuesday 14|05 at 9PM BST, […]

Iris prize on stage

Having established itself as one of the major LGBTQ+ film festivals in the world, The Iris Prize Festival invites you to an evening of scratch performances as it ventures out of film and onto stage. Drawing inspiration directly from the LGBTQ+ community within Wales, both established and emerging talent bring you an exciting evening of […]

LGBTQ+ community members share messages and support for Lesbian Visibility Day

LGBTQ+ people around the world, along with politicians and advocacy groups, have been raising awareness and support for the 11th annual Lesbian Day of Visibility.  Held on April 26 every year, Lesbian Visibility Day showcases women-loving-women, providing a platform for lesbian role models to speak out on the issues facing female sexual minorities. Happy Lesbian Visibility day 🏳️‍🌈🌈