LEZ BE SAFE: Staying well while staying in

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A note on looking after yourself and others while practising social distancing BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGES ANDREA PIACQUADIO It’s all a little surreal out there, isn’t it? With everything that’s going on in the world right now, it can be difficult to distance ourselves from the constant – somewhat necessary – chatter of the multiple talking [….]

NEWS: G-A-Y owner Jeremy Joseph announces closure amid spread of COVID-19

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LGBTQI+ venues are closing across London and the rest of the country – without the support they need BY SOPHIE PERRY G-A-Y club owner Jeremy Joseph announced that the club chain, which has branches in London and Manchester, would be closing due to the ongoing situation surrounding the coronavirus.  Joseph tweeted: “@BorisJohnson Is Not A [….]

Mel & Sue quit Great British Bake Off on their first day

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GBBO: “We resigned, basically,” Perkins explained, “Because it was not a kind show” BY SOPHIE PERRY. IMAGE BBC/GBBO. Can you imagine a version of The Great British Bake Off that never had Mel and Sue on it? Us neither. It’s an idea that really doesn’t knead thinking about (geddit?)  Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins’ run [….]

NEWS: Prides across the UK continue to be postponed or cancelled

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“According to the European Pride Organisers Association, at least 23 Pride events have been cancelled or postponed” BY GRACE PRITCHARD The spread of COVID-19 has sent shock waves internationally, and with world famous events – including the BFI Flare LGBTIQ+ Film Festival, Glastonbury and Eurovision – and smaller, community gatherings being cancelled every day, the summer [….]

10 things you might not know about Kristen Stewart

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Nicole Keeton has been in love with her since Twilight and is not ashamed to admit it BY NICOLE KEETON, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM 1. She wants to be a part of the Marvel Universe. When discussing roles she has played recently, Kristen said she enjoys making films that don’t focus on her as an actress. [….]

Seven queer novels you probably should be reading

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Need some bookspiration? BY BRODIE CRELLIN, IMAGE VIA SHUTTERSTOCK Just like the selection of lez/bi films on Netflix, lesbian fiction can be a bit disappointing… Hugely underrepresented, queer female characters have the tendency to end up either dead or completely straightened out. Which means we end up returning to old classics to find some genuinely good [….]