Here are the LGBTQI films you can catch at this year’s Raindance Film Festival

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Raindance means Raindance BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Raindance Film Festival is the UK’s biggest independent film festival, and this year they have their very own Queer Strand especially dedicated to celebrating the stories of LGBTQI people.  Today, they announced the full programme of films that will be shown over the twelve days of Raindance, which is [….]

Carrie Brownstein: “The older I get, the more I don’t really care what other people think”

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The punk feminist icon on Sleater-Kinney, St. Vincent and seeing queer enter the mainstream BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY CHARLIE ENGMAN Since forming in 1994, Sleater-Kinney has boldly pushed boundaries and their epic, urgent new album, The Center Won’t Hold, continues to do just that. We grabbed a coffee with Carrie Brownstein to find out [….]

My motherhood journey: round one

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“I felt massively deflated. Gutted even” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE So the journey began. We had set ourselves on IUI, with it being the least intrusive compared to IVF, and we were hopeful for good results. With our biggest tiny human it took three goes and with the mid-kid it was only one. The cycle started [….]

The longread: How Gentleman Jack changed my life forever

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Self-proclaimed “Lister Sister” Rachael Biggs on validation, courage and lessons in love BY RACHAEL BIGGS, IMAGES FROM GENTLEMAN JACK, BBC It has been one month now since the last episode of Gentleman Jack was shown on the BBC. Since the finale on 7 July 2019, I have been through the most magnificent (and scary) journey. Even [….]