#RainbowRiots

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Meet the Swedish musician fighting state-sponsored homophobia to build Uganda’s first LGBTQI community centre BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE ALICIA, PETTER WALLENBERG, SHIVAN AND JAVAN BY TANIA MARTI Activist and musician Petter Wallenberg founded Rainbow Riots as a creative international movement for the equal rights of LGBTQI people. As the organisation release their latest album, the [….]

REVIEW: Crack-Up Comedy Cabaret

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“An extravaganza of laughter held at London queer sanctuary, The Glory” BY AMELIA ROBSON Crack-Up Comedy Cabaret is just what we needed to kick off #PrideMonth – and the middle of Gemini season (God help us all). To sweeten the deal, the night was held in aid of Core Arts, a mental health charity. What’s [….]

Queer women “invisible to the public eye, stereotyped and facing prejudice”

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Eight out of 10 believe they might have come out sooner if brands had shown people like them in ads when they were growing up BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGES THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION. Research by UK media agency UM revealed today shows that more than nine out of 10 queer women believe they are negatively stereotyped [….]

BOOKS: This Queer Angel launch at Gay’s The Word

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Author Elaine Chambers launches her debut book at London’s legendary LGBTQI bookshop BY BEATRIZ VASQUES Queer Angel, published by the crowdfunding platform Unbound, narrates Elaine Chamber’s battle with the British Armed Forces – because of her sexuality. Chambers, who was a nurse in the British armed forces in the 80s, was sacked from her position for [….]

Getty Images announces a $20,000 LGBTQI+ Stories Creative Bursary

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Are you a budding photographer? Do you have queer stories to tell? Then Getty Images want you! 📸 BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE “Getty Images Creative Bursary will foster and support projects and new content that tell important visual stories, exploring narratives around LGBTQTIA+ lives…” Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, has announced its annual global [….]

Marika Hackman casually drops new single, I’m Not Where You Are

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“Ladies and gentlemen hold onto your wigs ’cause this bish is back” BY ELEANOR NOYCE. IMAGE INSTAGRAM/SARAH CASS. We knew that Marika Hackman was writing new songs slash in the studio, but we didn’t know to expect new music so soon. Surprise! Any artist that drops a new single on a Wednesday afternoon has our [….]

Fuck You Pay Me comes to The Bunker Theatre

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“We don’t need to discuss whether sex work is real work – it is” BY ELEANOR NOYCE. JOANA NASTARI (PICTURED) “The best thing that you can do is listen to sex workers. Take the power and put it back in the hands of the workers” Fuck You Pay Me, the witchy, feminist-shaped, celebratory creation of [….]