NEWS: Nicola Adams and Katya Jones forced to pull out of Strictly due to positive Covid test

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It’s official, we hate 2020 💔 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA BBC  After a historic move in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing, which saw the first ever same-sex pairing compete on the show, Nicola Adams and Katya Jones have now been forced to pull out due to Katya contracting Coronavirus.  The pair won’t be permitted [….]

SCREEN: 10 queer feel good films for lockdown 2.0

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Just what you need right now to put a smile on your face BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS You’ve had a bad day. You’ve had a bad week. You’ve had a bad year (hello, 2020!). Sometimes you just need a film that will distract you from the world and pick you back up again.  Get rid of that lockdown [….]

How Glitterbox stayed connected on social media during COVID-19

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One of the biggest global club nights refused to be beat by COVID-19, here’s their tips and tricks for keeping social media alive BY FACEBOOK One of the most ubiquitous club nights on the global circuit over the last few years, Glitterbox was born in Ibiza in 2014. An inclusive party that welcomes all to [….]

NEWS: The Outside Project address domestic abuse within the LGBTQI community through new accommodation appeal

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Star Refuge will provide much needed emergency accommodation for those fleeing violence and abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The UK’s first ever shelter for LGBTQI homelessness, The Outside Project, was set up by Carla Ecola in 2017, providing a vital service that didn’t previously exist for LGBTQI people, who have unique experiences and risks [….]

HEALTH: Holler It is a brand new wellbeing platform, available 24/7

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The platform has launched to offer support for those struggling to cope with stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Holler It is a brand new wellbeing service for businesses to support customers and employees facing mental and emotional health issues. Launched by Lily Gupta, it comes after the World Health Organisation [….]

DATING: Virtual date nights to keep the spark alive 😍

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Dating from a distance doesn’t have to be boring! BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Whether separated from your significant other, or suddenly forced to spend every moment together, lockdown is forcing couples to get creative with date nights in order to have fun together and keep the magic alive. One of the really exciting things to come [….]

Eight of the most heartwarming queer moments during lockdown

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Wholesome queer content to brighten up your lockdown BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA YOUTUBE We know it’s not easy to stay uplifted during lockdown. It’s okay to have your wobbly moments and listen to all of King Princess’s saddest songs on repeat. But if you’re looking for some heartwarming content that will put a smile [….]