THEATRE: The Amber Trap

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Telling stories that reflect the queer, female, experience on stage BY LUCY KNIGHT “In a male-dominated culture, there’s this kind of fetishisation of lesbian stories which really bothers me.”  Playwright Tabitha Mortiboy was inspired to write her third full-length play, The Amber Trap, partially due to the lack of representation she sees of female same-sex [….]

REVIEW: Rotterdam

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“A gloriously and unapologetically queer production” BY LUCY KNIGHT. IMAGE HELEN MAYBANKS. “You want to become a man?” “No Alice, I just want to stop trying to be a woman.” Such a poignant portrayal of gender dysphoria is a rarity on stage. It is easy to tell why the original 2015 production of Rotterdam attracted [….]

“Age is just a number – love really is love”

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YouTube stars Julia and Eileen open up about their 37-year age gap BY ANEZKA TUREK. IMAGE YOUTUBE. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen a high-profile age gap relationship in the lez/bi community. The queen herself, Ellen DeGeneres, shares a 15-year age gap with her wife Portia De Rossi and equally loved Sarah Paulson and [….]