OPINION: Amplify the voices of women with HIV

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HIV positive women deserve equal access to prevention, treatment, support and care around HIV, says activist Philip Baldwin BY PHILIP BALDWIN When discussing issues around HIV, women’s voices have often been ignored and have rarely been heard alongside those of gay and bi men. This is particularly true for lesbians, bi, pan, trans and queer [….]

REVIEW: k.d. lang at Hammersmith Apollo

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“As long as k.d. keeps parading her talents for the world to see, we butches have a role model” BY LINDA RILEY Since k.d. lang first burst on to the international scene after performing at the winter Olympics closing ceremony in 1988, the Canadian singer-songwriter has held a special place in the hearts of lez/bi [….]

Skinnydip celebrate Pride in style raising over £4000 for LGBTQI charities

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100% of the profits from their #HATESUCKS limited edition Pride collection will go to charities chosen by LGBTQI activists BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS This year, Skinnydip London did Pride bigger and better than ever before. Their #BeyondTheRainbow campaign had one main goal – to educate, inspire and create a safe space for the LGBTQI community to [….]

Queers for your ears: Introducing DIVA’s Mix Of The Month

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Birmingham-based DJ Roman Candles creates a DIVA Mix to get you buzzed for Brighton Pride 🎶 BY YAIZA CANOPOLI. DIVA MIX BY DJ ROMAN CANDLES Looking for some fresh, disc-spinning talent from the lez/bi community? Look no further… DJ Roman Candles, aka Gemma Whitfield, is a Birmingham-bred “next generation” DJ who has already seen a [….]

From Twilight to Heathen: The queering of YA fiction

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“None of this would be possible without the work done by queer artists and authors who fought so hard for this representation” BY YAIZA CANOPOLI. IMAGE WIKIPEDIA. Catherine Hardwick, the director famous for bringing the Twilight series to the big screen, has just been announced as the director of upcoming Heathen – an adaptation of [….]