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Somewhere: For Us

The story so far

Our Launch Issue,

Winter 2020

The very first 84-page issue of our magazine launched in November 2020, in print and online. The response was incredible and has helped us create the forthcoming bumper-size Issue Two.

Issue one features interviews with Jackie Kay, Annie Wallace and Dean Atta. Other features include Gentleman Jack's Great Tour of Scotland, Lavender Menace and plenty of new and emerging talent from our LGBTQ+ creative community.


Issue Two,
Spring 2021

Our very special 98-page Issue Two released on Sunday February 14th. The cover is a special collaboration with Beano Studios to celebrate LGBT History Month, focusing on young LGBTQ+ people.

The issue also features interviews with River City star David Paisley, RuPaul's Drag Race icon Peppermint, trailblazing playwright Jo Clifford and special features about Scotland's comic connections. We flick through Stanley Baxter's photo album, catch up with Lavender Menace and complete Anne Lister's Great Tour of Scotland.

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Issue Three, 
Summer 2021

Our bumper Pride Issue released on May 17th, on International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), featuring a special Seaside Pride themed cover and brimmed with Pride memories, music and much much more!

The issue also features interviews with Lucy Spraggan and Damian Barr, along with articles about new work from David Hockney, and new gallery exhibitions for Joan Eardley's work in Edinburgh and Night Fever at the V&A in Dundee. As ever, we spend time with the Lavender Menaces and put a spotlight on LGBTQ+ and ally businesses making a difference. 

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Issue Four,
Autumn 2021

Our annual Festival Issue released just in time for the Edinburgh Fringe, Edinburgh Book Festival, Edinburgh Art Festival, Fringe of Colour and SQIFF! Our special Unicorns-themed cover paid homage to all the brilliant people in Scotland doing their bit to make a better place for LGBTQ+ people.

The issue also features original interviews with author Val McDermid, comedian Rhys Nicholson, and music legend Joan Armatrading. We unveil our inaugural Unicorns, with contributions from the Fringe Society, Lavender Menace, Edinburgh Cocktail Week and Visit Scotland, plus so much more!

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Issue Five,
Winter 2021

Our special festive issue has arrived! Time to coorie in with our Panto special (oh yes it is) paying homage to the queer history of Scottish pantomime.

Our new issue also features original interviews with actor David Carlyle, singer Macy Gray and author Ely Percy, plus we go behind the scenes on BBC/HBO drama Gentleman Jack. We also meet some of our prominent LGBTQ+ sportspeople and offer some special gift ideas so you can support LGBTQ+ and ally businesses this holiday time.


Issue Six,
Spring 2022

Our exclusive collaboration issue is always a favourite for us! This year we have partnered with the wonderful RNLI for our cover for Spring 2022, to highlight all the brilliant work they do, and to help raise funds through our fundraising print!

Our new issue also features original interviews with author Douglas Stuart, singer Roísín Murphy and we have more exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews from BBC/HBO drama Gentleman Jack.


We also champion some of Scotland’s charities and businesses, as well as offering updates from our growing Rainbow Enterprise Network.

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Issue Seven,
Summer 2022

Our special Love and Pride issue celebrates the return of Prides across Scotland and the UK with a giant cake and a whole host of yummy features and illustrations to brighten up your summer!

Our new issue features original interviews with singer singer Horse McDonald, musician Big Freedia and we have an exclusive interview and insights from the amazing Michael Clark exhibition at the V&A museum in Dundee


We also champion some of Scotland’s new LGBTQ+ businesses, as well as offering updates from our growing Rainbow Enterprise Network.


Issue Eight,
Autumn 2022

Our very special Year of Stories issue has arrived! We're taking a closer look at stories old and new across queer arts, culture, heritage and enterprise, sharing tales that connect us, surprise us, entertain us and inspire us.

Our new issue has a festival feel, with features original interviews with Scotland's very own icon Alan Cumming, lots of Fringe highlights and a chat with much-loved artist and activist Kate Charlesworth. We put a spotlight on LGBTQ+ bookshops and we have an exclusive new short story from award-winning author Ely Percy. 


We meet more of Scotland’s LGBTQ+ businesses, as well as offering updates from our growing Rainbow Enterprise Network and activities.

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Issue Nine
Winter 2022

Our gorgeous Winter issue is here and it's a big warm hug in magazine form. We're super proud of this issue which is overflowing with stories and features to keep everyone connected up during the darker days. 

We join in the singing with two of our favourite Scottish LGBTQ+ choirs, plus we get to hang out with the wonderful John Bell, star of Outlander, and James Ley one of our favourite LGBTQ+ playwrights. 

The Winter issue is all about giving back and we are so happy to name our 25 Unicorns for 2022, recognising LGBTQ+ and ally people making a real difference to others in the community across Scotland.

Wishing you all a happy festive season. Keep warm and keep reading! 


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Back issues 

Check out our online shop for back issues and bundle packs, along with lots of other goodies and gift ideas! 

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