FRINGE REVIEW: Jen Brister – Under Privilege

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“Jen Brister’s unabashedly honest new show” BY LIZI TRAFFORD. IMAGE LIZI & JEN AFTER THE SHOW. Walking into Jen’s gig I already felt I had an affiliation with her, as this was the third time I had seen Jen at the Fringe – her usual style of wit mixed with anger was in full force. [….]

Long-distance love: The one where she moves to Singapore

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“Having met queer Singaporeans, I have witnessed their own survival and relative comfort” BY YAIZA CANOPOLI It started as a normal weekday when I was picking up my girlfriend for her lunch break, and ended as the day I made a life changing decision… I’m moving to Singapore. She went into the question hesitantly and, [….]

OPINION: “It doesn’t matter who you love, as long as you keep it to yourself” – the paradox of Pride

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Mie Astrup Jensen is sick of being told to keep it to herself BY MIE ASTRUP JENSEN Summer is the season of celebration for LGBTQI people. However, it’s also a time when some experience derogatory comments about positive discrimination, enforcing an agenda without understanding straight privilege. I’ve often encountered the phrase, “It doesn’t matter who [….]

OPINION: Yes, I’m bisexual. No, I will not have a threesome with you

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“They seem to assume that we have a WhatsApp group of other bisexual women who are thirsty for some action. We don’t” BY ABIGOLIAH SCHAMAUN I’ve been with my boyfriend for close to five years now. And being out of the dating scene has some advantages, as we all know. I don’t have to wade [….]

REVIEW: k.d. lang at Hammersmith Apollo

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“As long as k.d. keeps parading her talents for the world to see, we butches have a role model” BY LINDA RILEY Since k.d. lang first burst on to the international scene after performing at the winter Olympics closing ceremony in 1988, the Canadian singer-songwriter has held a special place in the hearts of lez/bi [….]