FASHION: Sustainable style tips

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Sophie Griffiths shares her sustainable style tips  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The world of “fast fashion” welcomes me with open arms. When I’m panicking about what to wear, I can stare into a bursting wardrobe for about 20 minutes quite easily, and still decide I’m going to need something new. Even if that’s just to go [….]

NEWS: The Outside Project address domestic abuse within the LGBTQI community through new accommodation appeal

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Star Refuge will provide much needed emergency accommodation for those fleeing violence and abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The UK’s first ever shelter for LGBTQI homelessness, The Outside Project, was set up by Carla Ecola in 2017, providing a vital service that didn’t previously exist for LGBTQI people, who have unique experiences and risks [….]

NEWS: Bristol Pride goes digital for 2020

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The online line-up for this year’s celebration is packed with two weeks full of LGBTQI talent  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY DAN REGAN The annual Bristol Pride festival will move online this year due to the impact of COVID-19, but will still present a series of Pride favourites and much-loved events.  The festival, which has [….]

BOOKS: Join Sophie Ward’s book launch via Zoom this evening

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After being long-listed for the 2020 Booker Prize, Love And Other Thought Experiments launches in paper-back format today BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS You may already be pretty excited about Love And Other Thought Experiments by Sophie Ward as it was announced last week as one of the novels long listed novels for the Booker Prize for Fiction [….]

OPINION: No recognition of bisexuality

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Jovana Ivetic explores if it’s easier to come out as gay than bi BY JOVANA IVETIC Bisexuality is the romantic or sexual attraction towards both males and females, or to more than one sex or gender. The modern definition of it started to take form in the 19th century. Two centuries later, bisexuals still have [….]

MUSIC: Conleth Kane re-releases his single Proud with a heartwarming new video

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The music video for Proud includes an uplifting message of hope for the LGBTQI community  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Originally hailing from Northern Ireland, London-based singer Conleth Kane has today released a brand-new video for his hit single Proud. With lyrics such as: “When I look in the mirror, I feel free / I don’t care [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: DIVA meets comedy legend Fortune Feimster

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Fortune Feimster has a heart-to-heart with Roxy Bourdillon about the special women in her life BY ROXY BOURDILLON Fortune Feimster is one of the world’s most successful lesbian comedians, having starred in megahits like The Mindy Project, Chelsea Lately and a hilariously relatable Netflix special (sample line: “My friend gave me a Fitbit… and I [….]