Six LGBTQI books you should probably have on your bookshelf

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Looking for some international lez/bi literature to fill your brainbox with? BY ERIN MANIATOPOULOU. IMAGE NICOLE BERRO. Searching high and low for your next LGBTQI-shaped read? Search no further, book-loving friends. These “hidden gems” of international, queer literature are guaranteed to open up new, lez/bi horizons to you. 🇨🇳 Notes Of A Crocodile by Qiu [….]

Jonathan Van Ness is after Sandi Toksvig’s job on GBBO

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Queer Eye meets Great British Bake Off? Yes please, universe BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE TWITTER/JONATHAN VAN NESS Jonathan Van Ness, aka Queer Eye’s JVN, has got Twitter all of a flutter… It all started when JVN posted a picture of Great British Bake Off presenters Paul Hollywood, Sandi Toksvig, Noel Fielding and Prue Leith – [….]

THEATRE: The Girl With Glitter In Her Eye comes to Bunker Theatre

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Meet OPIA Collective – a platform for female queer artists whose stories need and deserve to be told BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Masha Kevinovna set up OPIA Collective in 2017 and since then it has developed into a wide network of artists and friends who collaborate on projects in London. They are a company of female/LGBTQI [….]

NETFLIX: Did someone say Atypical season 4?

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And could there be a blossoming lez/bi relationship at the heart of it? BY ERIN MANIATOPOULOU. IMAGES INSTAGRAM/ATYPICAL That’s right, there are rumours Atypical will be given a fourth season before the end of 2020 – and we’re totally here (and queer) for it. The Netflix Original series Atypical follows the story of Sam Gardner, [….]

Eight shows you can’t miss at VAULT Festival 2020 💫

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VAULT is back for 2020, with the best of LGBTQI performance BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY TOM SHANNON The fastest growing arts festival in the UK, VAULT Festival, is back for another run. 2020 is the biggest ever edition across eight packed weeks with more than 500 shows now on sale! VAULT’s bold and innovative [….]

Riot Girls: Shelley Silas breathes new life into the 1928 trial of Radclyffe Hall

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“We need to be constantly reminded and remind others not to be complacent. We’re living in troubling times” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE BBC RADIO 4. Looking for something lovely to fill your ears with this weekend? You’ve come to the right place. London-based playwright Shelley Silas has, with the help of a handful of similarly talented women, [….]

Browse LGBT+ History Month’s brand spankin’ website

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A fresh lick of (digital) paint for the online resource ahead of February’s jam-packed calendar BY ERIN MANIATOPOULOU. IMAGE THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION. Today, activist and founder of LGBT+ History Month, Professor Sue Sanders, tweeted LGBTHM’s newly launched website lgbthistorymonth.org.uk ahead of February’s rainbowlicious roster of events, and people – there’s so much on there. Aiming [….]