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Is it a sin, or is it a sign? The lack of response to the HIV/AIDs crisis

In the wake of National HIV Awareness Week, and the release of Channel 4’s It’s a Sin, what parallels can we form between the HIV/AIDs pandemic of the 1980s and…

Football’s long road to inclusivity

Content Warning: Homophobia, Suicide Justin Fashanu is the only player to have ever come out as gay whilst playing in the English Football League. The victim of constant tabloid speculation,…

In conversation with “Unapologetically queer” Three Pound Coin Theatre Company

As we know all too well, the last year has been incredibly tough on the world of the stage. From halted productions to closed theatres, at points it has seemed…

Lighthouse Books’ queer book club reads ‘Meaty’ by Samantha Irby: a review

As a lover of literature, I’m ashamed to say that I haven’t attended many book clubs before. Perhaps because I, like many others, enjoy reading as a solitary activity to…

XOXO Gossip Girl: back and more diverse than before

Spotted on the Steps of the Met: rumour has it Gossip Girl is making a comeback, and I for one am excited. The story of money, power, love, betrayal, secrets…

The ‘Rainbow Wave’ appears to sweep United States legislature this election

In this year’s United States election, a record number of people from the LGBTQ+ community ran for elected positions in state and local governments, and many of them won. This…