Jake Daniels is paving the way for queer athletes and fans like me who just want to belong

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LGBTQI representation in sports is needed now more than ever, and the Blackpool FC forward has turned into an idol for many BY NIKITA ACHANTA, IMAGE VIA BLACKPOOL FC Jake Daniels publicly came out on 16 May, becoming the only openly gay active male footballer in the United Kingdom, because he wanted to finally “be himself”. A [….]

Heartstopper’s Yasmin Finney to join the cast of Doctor Who

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“To be seen as a trans actress by the legend himself Russell, has not only made my year, it’s made my life” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY NETFLIX Since Heartstopper came to our screens in April, Yasmin Finney quickly became a fan favourite for her portrayal of Elle Argent. Last night (16 May), Whovians and [….]

Primadonna festival 2022 features La Roux, Juno Dawson, Abi Morgan and many more

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This year’s programme is jam-packed full of inspiring creatives BY NIC CROSARA In 2019, the first Primadonna festival was held and featured the likes of Bernardine Evaristo, Elif Shafak and Luke Jennings. Since then the festival has gone on to grow and spotlight a wide range of creatives from the margins. Earlier this year, Primadonna [….]

MUNA performed a sold-out show at The Garage and it was nothing short of electric

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Sad gays, gather yourselves! Delivering queer euphoria at its finest, MUNA’s self-titled third album arrives on 24 June BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGES BY ELEANOR NOYCE Searching for a sapphic-soaked band to soundtrack your summer? Together, US-based Katie Gavin, Naomi McPherson and Josette Maskin are MUNA, and they’re the Western-inspired, cowboy-esque alt pop group you never [….]

7 Days Of Queer: Halsey calls for the protection of abortion rights

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The musician has spoken out to address the dangers that would come if Roe vs Wade is overturned BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Last Monday (2 May), a leaked draft opinion, written by conservative justice Samuel Alito, was published and suggested that the US Supreme Court is set to upend abortion rights by overturning [….]

Phoebe Bridgers shares her abortion story: “Everyone deserves that kind of access”

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Following the leaked Supreme Court opinion which implied that abortion rights in the US may be overturned, the musician opened up about her experience BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE VIA CREATIVE COMMONS On Monday (2 May), Politico published a leaked draft opinion, written by conservative justice Samuel Alito, which suggests that the US Supreme Court is [….]

Met Gala 2022: An LGBTQI round-up

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Here are some of the Gilded Glamour looks served up by some of our fave icons BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGES VIA INSTAGRAM Last night the Met Gala returned with the theme of Gilded Glamour, based on the gilded age of New york in the late 1800s. My group chat was popping off in the hours [….]