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Why is Queer art still misunderstood?

Frida Kahlo, Keith Haring and Beauford Delaney. These are some of the names which come to mind when I think of queer artists. Iconic and crucial to queer history, they…

“You Give Me Life!”: A Queer Reading of Stuart Gordon’s Re-Animator

A great philosopher (a stoner that I met in the smoking area of the university at 3am) once said: “If your daughter loves Re-Animator, that’s your son now.” If you…

Fringe 2023: After the Act (A Section 28 Musical)

“This is a show about one piece of legislation told in the exact words of the people who lived it. Words from activists, students, teachers, tabloid columnists, political speeches. All…

The Duke’s Theatre Company: Twelfth Night

Picture this. It’s the end of a gloriously warm summer’s day. You are sipping wine and enjoying a picnic of sandwiches and strawberries as the sun starts to sink. You’re…

Ode to the Elderly (Specifically my Grandfather)

My Grandfather was born in 1938, just before World War 2 to two very working-class, Northern English parents. He didn’t even know what a gay man was until he was…

The Last of Us and the Politicisation of Queer Youth

I came out to my parents in 2014, aged 13; I was told that thinking something doesn’t make it true, and I did not come out again until I was…

IN CONVERSATION WITH… FRUIT SALAD

Interview with Kat Stanley (They/She, @k.stan_art), and Jamie Cushing, (he/him), the creative masterminds behind Fruit Salad Queer Cabaret (@fruitsaladedi ) Your energies are so wonderful together on and off stage!…

In conversation with the Three Pound Theatre Company

Queer as a three-dollar bill – we don’t think so. This phrase has been used throughout the twentieth century as an insult against the Queer community. The Three Pound Coin…