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 [….]

Renowned LGBTQI activist Urvashi Vaid has died at 63

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Formerly the executive director of the National LGBTQ Task Force, Urvashi Vaid was a legendary figure in US LGBTQI activism BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE VIA LAMBDA LEGAL US LGBTQI activist Urvashi Vaid has died at her home in New York City, as confirmed by the National LGBTQ Task Force. She was 63. The executive director [….]

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 [….]

The Queen’s Speech has confirmed that the UK Government will not protect trans people in its Conversion Therapy Ban

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Stonewall and the #BanConversionTherapy coalition alike have condemned the legislation’s current form BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE VIA ISTOCKPHOTO.COM Following the Queen’s Speech delivered on Tuesday, 10 May, the UK Government has confirmed that it will not protect trans people in its legislative plans for the Conversion Therapy Ban. The move has been criticised by LGBTQI [….]

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 [….]

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 [….]