When we reference self-care, it’s often by external means. Burnout? Bath bomb. Stressed? Schedule in some “me” time. Crippling self-doubt? Go for a long walk/detox/treat yourself. But what about our internal voice?
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Hunt steps down after five years in the role BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS According to “A Note from Ruth” published on Stonewall’s website on 21 February 2019, Ruth Hunt is set to leave the LGBT organisation this August. Hunt said the past 14 years at the charity have been “transformative” for her, both personally and professionally and [….]
London’s LGBTQ+ Film Festival launches their 2019 programme – centering bisexuality, asexuality and intersex identities BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS BFI Flare, London’s LGBTQ+ Film Festival, has revealed its full programme for 2019 – and it’s bloody brilliant. Jam-packed full of lesbian, bisexual, trans and intersex representation – and bookended by two films centering queer women’s stories – the [….]
“Two women or two men – indeed anyone regardless of their gender identity – can dance together, in any style” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS In the fifteen years that Strictly Come Dancing has aired on the BBC, they have never included a same-sex couple… This year, National Student Pride are calling on the BBC to include [….]
Claire Rammelkamp on new play FFS! – an exploration of teenage experiences of sexuality and the world of “lesbian” porn BY CLAIRE RAMMELKAMP I have never, to my knowledge, met a lesbian who enjoys so-called “lesbian” porn. It’s a highly misleading category; it sounds as though it should be porn for lesbians, but in reality its just [….]
London’s favourite queer comedy collective are here to share their thoughts and reflections on all things prom. BY BRODIE CRELLIN To the delight of some and the revulsion of others “Prom Night” has gradually seeped into British culture. Despite its many (many) shortcomings, we’ve collectively appropriated the American tradition, embellishing it with a few characteristically [….]