Tags : LGBTQ+

Bisexual Characters On TV: Stereotypes And Subversions

*SPOILERS AHEAD* For those of us who struggle to find pleasure in reading, we look to the screen as a means of escape. We long to hide away from normality and have a breath of freedom, whether it be in dystopian realms or historical eras. However, none of this would be possible without having a […]Read More

International Asexuality Day Announced In Time For LGBT+ History Month

International Asexuality Day (IAD) was announced on 31 January, and will be held on 6 April from 2021 onwards. The day aims to celebrate and support all asexual people, with a particular focus on those outside the Western, English-speaking world. It was set up collaboratively by individuals and organisations from 22 different countries and regions. […]Read More

Biology 101: Anatomy Of A Gay Anthem

Morning class, settle down please. I assume you’ve done the assigned reading, or assigned watching I should say: episodes 1-3 of It’s A Sin. I definitely see plenty of red-rimmed eyes. Alicia, did you watch it? We’re going to continue with our topic of gay anthems and today’s lesson also includes a dissection. No Dean, […]Read More

The Positive Impact Of JoJo Siwa’s Coming Out

“Best. Gay. Cousin. Ever.” read the T-shirt, which the 17-year-old dancer and singer JoJo Siwa posed in to officially reveal that she is a member of the LGBTQ+ community. Two weeks later, JoJo introduced her 10 million Instagram followers to her girlfriend, Kylie, in celebration of their two-month anniversary. This has certainly captured everyone’s attention; […]Read More

TV Review: ‘It’s A Sin’ – Russell T Davies’ Latest

If there’s been one running theme throughout writer Russell T Davies’ career, it’s been to not simply give more representation to LGBTQ+ individuals within British TV, but also explore their lives and relationships, rather than the oft simplistic punchlines they’d been in the past. Dramas like Queer as Folk not only normalised, but celebrated the […]Read More

‘White Lie’ Is A Gripping Watch That Makes No False

There is not a universe where I would consider lying about a Cancer diagnosis in order to scam family and friends out of thousands of dollars as a harmless ‘white lie’. I feel safe in the knowledge that I must be in the majority here. However, directors Yonah Lewis and Calvin Thomas made me face […]Read More

‘Cocoon’ Is A Raw Coming-Of-Ager That Flies: Review

It’s summer in Berlin in 2018, and fourteen-year old Nora is about to experience the full ferocity of everything life can throw at a teenager. Including, but not limited to: drugs, periods, dip-dyed hair and heartbreak. Thanks to one fateful meeting with Romy, she also begins to explore her own sexuality. I went in knowing […]Read More

Trailer Released For New Lesbian Rom-Com ‘Happiest Season’

Hulu has dropped the trailer for an upcoming festive rom-com this week, and it looks like it’s going to be a Christmas cracker. Happiest Season, staring the one and only Kristen Stewart alongside Mackenzie Davies, has the ingredients to be a conventional Christmas comedy—except with a queer spin.   Directed by Clea DuVall, the trailer […]Read More

Celebrating Bi Visibility Day

Also known as (Celebrate Bisexuality Day, Bisexual Pride Day, CBD, and Bisexual Pride), Bi Visibility Day is all about celebrating and raising awareness of bi+ identities. As defined by Robyn Ochs, bisexuality is “The potential to be attracted – romantically and/or sexually – to people of more than one sex and/or gender, not necessarily at […]Read More

Harry Styles & Lily James In Talks To Star In

Harry Styles and Lily James are in negotiations to star in Amazon Studios’ forthcoming adaptation of Bethan Roberts’ novel My Policeman, Deadline reported on Friday. My Policeman will be directed by Michael Grandage, with an adapted screenplay written by Ron Nyswaner. The screenwriter was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his […]Read More