The Nightmare Before Christmas reaffirmed my queer identity

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“They’ve got a little tree – how queer!” BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE VIA IMDB As many households do, my family have their own festive traditions. In the UK, placing a star on top of the Christmas tree, roasting chestnuts by the fire, or baking a gingerbread house often take centre stage, with the typical festive [….]

Save the date: UK Black Pride announces Halloqweens 2021

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“Dress to impress or come in your spooky, scary, fabulous Halloween extravagant costumes” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY UK BLACK PRIDE The nights are getting chillier, the cobwebs are starting to form and spooky season is officially upon us. Are you looking for an immersive, inclusive and thrilling night out? Well, we’ve got some spooktastic [….]

Scary Monsters and Super Creeps: How Halloween is liberating LGBTQI people

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Halloween has a long history of allowing queer folks to explore their identities 🎃 BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGES BY PIXABAY When I was little, Halloween terrified me. I used to cower behind the door as my mum answered it to trick or treaters, petrified that our house would be egged by teenagers or that an [….]

Queer author A.J. West has released his debut novel, The Spirit Engineer

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Buckle up, DIVAs! Things are about to get spooky 👻 BY ELA ERTAN, IMAGES BY ELA ERTAN A.J. West is a queer novelist and award-winning former BBC journalist, voice artist and radio broadcaster from Buckinghamshire. As well as writing for national newspapers and magazines, West has also appeared on national television shows, including BBC Breakfast, [….]