MIXTAPE: Introducing DIVA’s Mix Of The Month

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 [….]

#JestemLGBT: The Polish LGBTQI community fights back against homophobia

“We are normal people who can be found everywhere, in the store, on the street, in the office” BY YAIZA CANOPOLI On 21 July, Białystok’s first ever Pride march was met with violent opposition. As reported by Amnesty International, people were kicked to the ground, rainbow flags were burned, and insults were shouted aggressively at [….]

Stranger Things just got queerer

An ode to Stranger Things 3’s unofficial misfit-turned-heartthrob, Robin Buckley BY YAIZA CANOPOLI Intelligent, multi-lingual, funny – and she even looks great in a sailor uniform – Robin Buckley is everything we could have possibly wished for as the new (queer) addition to Netflix’s Stranger Things 3.  Her wonderfully snarky attitude towards Steve Harrington (see [….]

Finding community in Pride

“Identifying as queer gives me a way to bond with people from all over the world” BY YAIZA CANOPOLI Coming to study in the UK from Germany, it was a bit of a shock for me to find that I didn’t fit in with British students quite as well as I’d hoped I would. It [….]