Scotland’s Luminate Festival comes together with LGBT Health & Wellbeing to open up discussions on LGBTQI-inclusive care BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Collaborating with filmmaker Glenda Rome, as well as older members of the local LGBTQI community, Luminate Festival and LGBT Health & Wellbeing introduce, (drumroll please…) Return To The Closet? A short, community-led film exploring issues [….]
“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 [….]
LEZevents bring you LEZsoho, a big fat, queertastic party for Lesbian Day Of Visibility It’s Lesbian Visibility Day this Friday and LEZevents is hosting one big, fat queertastic party aptly named LEZsoho, in one of London’s newest, most mysterious clubs, After All. Where better for lesbian, bi and trans women and non-binary folk to celebrate [….]
On the importance of inclusive, accessible spaces in the LGBTQI community BY ELEANOR NOYCE Ahead of the next Queer Voices event (which showcases and celebrates poetry, song, drag, and more) DIVA caught up with Perceptions Warehouse Director, Izabel Florence, to discuss the importance of inclusive, creative spaces in the LGBTQI community. DIVA: Many LGBTQI events [….]
From left to right; Fizz Milton, Jacquie Lawrence, Antonia Hardy and Linda Riley. Photo: Danielle Mustarde.
“It’s a hugely important insight into LGBTQ+ history that’ll leave you both enlightened and angry” BY ELEANOR NOYCE The great milestones made by the LGBTQI+ community with regards to equality and acceptance mean that, more often than not, queer history is left by the wayside. Despite movements by the contemporary government towards a more inclusive [….]