THE MINISTRY OF LESBIAN AFFAIRS: Creating a lesbian Mecca at the Soho Theatre

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Iman Qureshi’s engaging and powerful play breaks new ground with its intersectional lesbian narrative BY TRUDY HOWSON LGBT POET LAUREATE Whats not to like about the Soho Theatre? Its hip, it’s friendly and its surrounded by all the bars, cafes, clubs and restaurants that we love to hang out in. There’s a tangible feeling of excitement [….]

Gentleman Jack 206 recap: “I can be as a meteor in your life”

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Here’s a spoiler warning for your favourite period drama BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY BBC/LOOK OUT POINT/HBO/AIMEE SPINKS Look who’s back, it’s the Gentleman Jack recap! So much went down in episode five, it’s such a shame I was out of office and didn’t get the chance to cover it. There was a major fall [….]

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 [….]

Mogli’s new album, RAVAGE, is out now and it’s her most personal endeavour yet

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RAVAGE is an extensive creative project, with each music video tying together into a short film BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY GIULIA DELAY Looking for a new music release to wrap your ears around? Look no further than RAVAGE, fresh from Berlin-based songwriter and filmmaker Mogli. Exploring the healing potential of music, Mogli reaches out [….]

Retreat to Out & Wild this summer, the UK’s first Wellness Festival for LGBTQI women and non-binary people

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Are you looking for somewhere remote, wild and beautiful to recharge your batteries? Out & Wild may be the place for you this summer BY JANE FAE, IMAGE VIA OUT & WILD FESTIVAL ON INSTAGRAM Polly Shute is the co-founder of Out & About, a group that connects the LGBTQI community through shared experiences, as [….]

Why are we (and everyone else) so *obsessed* with Heartstopper?

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Here are some of the many reasons why Netflix’s new queer show has been vital for LGBTQI viewers BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY NETFLIX It’s almost been two weeks since the highly anticipated Netflix adaptation of Alice Oseman’s Heartstopper graphic novels came to our screens. Since then there has been an outpouring of love and [….]