Lesbian Visibility Week: Raising awareness, understanding and support for LGBTQI women

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The first ever Lesbian Visibility Week will take place in April 2020 BY LINDA RILEY Introducing the Inaugural Lesbian Visibility Week, supported by DIVA Media Group. Lesbian Visibility Day has been recognised since 2008, but this year DIVA Media Group wanted to build on this, running a dedicated week to Lesbian Visibility from 20 April [….]

REVIEW: Victoria Victorious! @ Brighton’s Komedia

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“Hannah Brackenbury’s ease of word play and joke set-ups capture the best of Victoria Wood’s legacy” BY KATIE HALL Performer Hannah Brackenbury has opened her UK tour of the award-winning musical tribute to Victoria Wood “Victorious” to a sold out show at Brighton’s Komedia – and it’s easy to see why. Victorious has lived up to [….]

CELEB: Kate McKinnon pays tribute to Ellen in Golden Globes speech

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Kate’s heartfelt words about LGBTQI representation will bring a tear to your eye BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Although Kate McKinnon is far from in the closet, having been open about being a lesbian throughout her comedy career, her sexuality is rarely talked about within the media or publicly by McKinnon herself.  However, at Sunday’s Golden Globes [….]

NEW YEAR: Why do we make new year’s resolutions?

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Why we make ’em, break ’em and how to actually see one through (hint: superficial stuff doesn’t cut it) BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE New year’s resolutions are funny things, aren’t they? We’ve probably all made at least one in our lifetimes, but where did the act of making them come from? How popular are they today? [….]

THEATRE: Lucy Hutson’s Bound challenges gender identity in a unique way

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“There’s loads of identities that I have, and I don’t really know how to be any of them” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Live artist Lucy Hutson’s show Bound has been 10 years in the making. Working with various film makers, Lucy’s life has been captured at various points as it continues to evolve. It showcases now [….]

MENTAL HEALTH: How well do you sleep? 💤

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“Sleep is the unsung hero for our mental health” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE How well do you sleep? And how does your sleep affect you day-to-day? Conversations like these are, thankfully, set to come to the fore in 2020 as the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 is announced as Sleep. Taking sleep as a [….]

NIGHTLIFE: Where to find the women-loving-women this festive party season

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LEZ Events take over Covent Garden for the ultimate black and gold-themed lez/bi party BY MITRA WICKS Looking for lez/bi parties in London this festive season? Want to dance to your favourite hip hop, R&B, UK garage and dance tracks with bi and non-binary babes in a plush West End venue?  Visualise this. It’s that bizarre time [….]