Love After Lockdown: Ghost of Christmas future

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The year is 2026, and The Cheeky Charmer gets a lot more than what they asked Santa for BY THE CHEEKY CHARMER, IMAGE BY ANNA SHVETS VIA PEXELS Christmas 2026: By Christmas Eve everyone is sick of me singing It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas in my best Bing Crosby voice. The kids [….]

Love After Lockdown: The ghost of Christmas past

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The Cheeky Charmer loses their cheek, charm and girlfriend BY THE CHEEKY CHARMER, IMAGE BY JACKIE TSANG VIA PEXELS It’s December 2017. I board the flight to Helsinki, soaking in the cosy warmth of the cabin. Throughout the flight, I keep peeking inside the little box that contains the ring. The ring I’m going to [….]

Get the Carol look

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It’s Carol season! And not the singing kind BY ALEX BRUGMAN, IMAGE BY 2015 STUDIO CANAL LIMITED Since it came out in 2015 Carol has been a staple Christmas movie for queers everywhere. The heart-warming and heart-breaking tale, based on the book by Patricia Highsmith, tells a story of forbidden love between Carol and Therese. [….]

Four fantastic LGBTQI Christmas films

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Looking for some sapphic seasonal joy this month? We’ve got you covered! BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY SYEDFAMILYMOVIE.COM Whilst we still have a long way to go when it comes to the inclusion of LGBTQI women and non-binary people in Christmas films, it’s great to see more choices come out over the last few years. [….]

Worried about enduring family Christmas? Here’s our Festive Survival Guide

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Don’t worry DIVAs, we’ve got you! 🎄 BY KATIE MCKENZIE, IMAGE BY ZACHARY DRUCKER/THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Except for when it’s… not. If you’re worried about navigating this year’s festivities surrounded by unsupportive people, here are our tips for Yuletide survival. Make a plan and be safe [….]