EVENTS: What’s on at Brighton Fringe?

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Brighton Fringe is back for it’s Autumn Season in 2020, with a few LGBTQI treats in store  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Even in these strange times, Brighton Fringe’s Autumn Season is back for 2020 with plenty of queer content coming your way. With more than 50 events taking place in a COVID-safe way across Brighton, as [….]

EXCLUSIVE: Your first look at Cocoon

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The queer film on everyone’s radar, hot off the heels of it’s Iris Prize success  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Opening the generation section of the Berlinale 2020 where it had its World Premiere, Cocoon is the impressive second feature from Berlin-based writer and director Leonie Krippendorff.  It’s a tender story of first times during a heated summer. [….]

NEWS: Pride In London opens applications for LGBTQI groups to receive much-needed funding

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Applications for Pride In London’s Unity Fund are now open to all grassroots LGBTQI organisations  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS After a difficult year for many LGBTQI organisations that have been disproportionately affected by the Coronavirus pandemic, there may just be a light at the end of the tunnel.  Following its launch in June this year, applications [….]

EVENTS: Queer The Pier will showcase excerpts from Anne Lister’s visit to Brighton

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Queer The Pier at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery will run until February 2022 BY LISA HINKINS Emphasising the L in LGBTQI, one of the first stories in Queer The Pier to engage with is the historical lesbian of the moment: Anne Lister. Imagine the excitement when we discovered that Lister and her lover Mariana Lawton [….]

SCREEN: Mentors revealed for 2020 BFI Flare x BAFTA Crew support programme for emerging talent

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Seven emerging LGBTQI British filmmakers to receive mentoring from industry professionals such as Luca Gaudagnino and Kate Herron  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The British Academy Of Film And Television Arts (BAFTA) and BFI have today announced the six industry mentors who will provide a year-long mentorship to the BFI Flare x BAFTA Crew 2020 mentees. Now [….]

EVENTS: Queer The Pier comes to Brighton

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A bisexual’s guide to queer history through the lens of Queer The Pier in an exclusive look into the brand new pier-themed queer exhibition at Brighton Museum BY ZOE SMITH As a community curator for Brighton Museum’s new exhibition Queer The Pier, it has been incredible to be able to see the LGBTQI history that [….]

NEWS: Educate & Celebrate teams with Are You Proud? filmmakers to provide LGBTQI education resources for Schools for Black History Month

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The collaboration will produce vital intersectional resources for LGBTQI inclusion in schools and colleges BY EDUCATE & CELEBRATE  Educate & Celebrate, one of the leading LGBTQI education charities in the UK has partnered up with the team behind the critically acclaimed documentary Are You Proud? to produce vital intersectional resources for LGBTQI inclusion in schools and colleges.  [….]