Hitlist - the best LGBT events

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The Bubble

The Bubble A beautiful love story set against the backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Noam lives and works in a secular, prosperous Tel Aviv suburb. On military service he meets attractive Palestinian, Ashraf. The political divide is the least of their worries as a passionate love affair begins. Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow, Sun 14 & Mon 15 Oct.

Pink Links Speed dating for gay men and women consisting of 15 three-minute dates. The whole thing kicks off with an ice-breaking drinks reception and getting to know you session. The Street, Edinburgh, Sun 7 Oct.

Icebreakers Does exactly what it says on the tin. A social group for people who want to make new friends in LGBT company. This welcoming and non-threatening group, organised by the Lothian Gay and Lesbian Switchboard, is ideal if you’re new to the city or recently out. CC Blooms, Edinburgh, Wed 10 Oct.

Utter Gutter A new venue for the Gutter gang as they kick the Glasgay! clubs programme off in style. The only alternative queer night in the city plays a mix of electronic-wonk-hip hop-pop, mutant disco and tech beats. The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Sat 13 Oct.

Colette: The Secret Scenes A new play written and performed by Yvonne Caddell, based on the extraordinary life of the French author Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette. Expect an insight into the sensual, secretive world of 19th century Paris and a world of bohemian adventures plus the love of a mother that never dies. Q! Gallery, Glasgow, Tue 16–Sat 20 Oct.

Icebreakers

Social group for people who want to make new friends in LGBT company, now at the lovely and friendly Regent Bar and organised by the LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing.

Glasgay!

Europe's largest queer multi-arts festival takes over Glasgow with comedy, music, film, theatre, visual art, performance art, literature, club nights, educational events and community arts projects. This year there are four fabulous weeks of queer culture with everything from 'Kylie: The Exhibition' at Kelvingrove to…

Utter Gutter

Utter Gutter goes all out for Glasgay! with The Chainsaw Mascara 4th Birthday Ball with Madame S, Thee Mr Mister and Saucepans People leading the hedonism. 'Part of Glasgay!'

Pink Links

Women-only speed dating fun on the first Friday of every month. There are 15 dates of three minutes each, bar breaks for Dutch courage and opportunities to mingle afterwards with free entry to GHQ. See www.pinklinks.biz for more info or to book tickets.

Colette: The Secret Scenes

A new play written and performed by Yvonne Caddell, based on the extraordinary life of the French author Sidonie Gabrielle Colette. 'Part of Glasgay! 2007'

The Bubble

  • 3 stars
  • 2006
  • Israel
  • 117 min
  • Directed by: Eytan Fox
  • Written by: Eytan Fox, Gal Uchovsky
  • Cast: Ohad Knoller as Noam, Alon Friedman as Yali, Daniela Virtzer as Lulu, Yousef 'Joe' Sweid as Ashraf

Love story set against the relentless nightmare of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Noam lives and works in the 'bubble' of a secular, prosperous, liberal Tel Aviv suburb. On military service he meets a cute Palestinian guy, Ashraf, and an intense love affair begins that bridges the yawning political divide, for a time…

Utter Gutter's Fancy Dress Birthday Bash

Utter Gutter is celebrating its third birthday with 'Cock, Rock & Frock', so dress to distress and party to the tunes of Madame S, IJay Sin (Art of Parties) and DJ Bitch. First 100 revellers through the door get a free Gutter CD. 'Part of Glasgay! 2007'

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