Hitlist - the best LGBT events
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.