Latest TV has launched its own LGBT channel – LGBTplus – in an event at the Latest Music Bar in Manchester Street, Brighton.
The station’s founder and chief executive Bill Smith paid tribute to presenters Sophie Cook and Andrew Kay and thanked supporters including G-Scene editor James Ledward.
Mr Smith said that the station was run without public money and had started a crowdfunding appeal. To find out more or donate go to igg.me/at/latestlgbt.
— Sophie Cook Talks (@sophiecooktalks) February 9, 2017
And he had warm praise for Brighton, saying: “Brighton is an island of freedom in an ocean of intolerance. Brighton has got something special. People run away to Brighton. It is the end of the rainbow. It’s the place that people come to because they want to be free.”
— LatestLGBT+TV (@latestlgbtplus) February 9, 2017