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Would Friends be well received today?

With the recent news of Matthew Perry’s tragic passing, the viewing numbers for Friends, which have always been incredibly high, are likely to soar. I have found Reels and TikTok…

Underrepresented Theatre Texts in University Curriculums

It is no secret that the school system fails students when it comes to broad representation in literature, significantly theatre texts. In 2022, Bloomsbury publishing, alongside their ‘lit in colour’…

Why are bisexual women at a higher risk of violence?

Content warning: references to sexual violence and abuse, homophobia I didn’t write an editorial for our LGBTQ+ history month print edition as I didn’t have anything I especially wanted to…

The B word

Art imitates life, life imitates art, and the media’s portrayal of the bisexual isn’t always the nicest.

Re-examining the “Cold Female Protagonist”

I was once told by someone close to me that I was “the cold one.” I firmly believe that words exchanged during disputes should not normally be taken to heart,…

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…

Does good representation matter?

‘Representation’ has been the word most often bandied around with the release of every new film featuring queer stories, no matter the genre. It makes sense – Hollywood has a…

Who’s allowed to be Proud? Corporate Pride and Representation at the Proud Scotland Awards

Last Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending the third Proud Scotland Awards, an awards ceremony celebrating the hard work of LGBTQ+ people in communities across the country. Hosted at…