Articles about 'Lesbian'

Gal pals: when queer women are ‘just friends’

Sophie Jackson chats to queer women about friendship, boundaries and the hypersexualisation of queerness

Sophie Jackson // 5 August 2017

Categories: Features, Sex and Relationships, Stereotypes

What’s gay got to do with it?

Jennifer Evans is tired of being treated differently because she is in a relationship with a woman

Jennifer Evans // 12 November 2016

Categories: Blog

Let’s talk about stats, baby

How many people in the UK are LGB? Megan Stodel says that statistics released this week won't tell you

Megan Stodel // 13 October 2016

Categories: Blog

Sexual orientation on the syllabus

Although feminism has been retained on the politics A Level syllabus, this writer thinks more needs to be done to educate students about LGBT rights

KS5 PolSoc // 24 June 2016

Categories: Blog

All shiny surfaces, no feeling

Selina Robertson appreciates the sophisticated beauty of Todd Haynes’ Carol but blames it for draining the film’s affective energy

Selina Robertson // 13 November 2015

Categories: Films, Reviews

Why there aren’t any straight women

Megan Stodel isn't straight, but she believes there are some women out there who are; here, she explains her controversial and seemingly science-defying position

Megan Stodel // 8 November 2015

Categories: Blog

Don’t be afraid of Vagina Wolf

Agata Ostrowska is impressed with Anna Margarita Albelo's debut feature about creative adventures of "Bridget Jones' older lesbian sister"

Agata Ostrowska // 12 January 2015

Categories: Films, Reviews

Is Monogamy Dead?

While reviewing Rosie Wilby's new comedy, I got to chat to her about what it's been like creating the show, and hear some behind-the-scenes revelations.

Chella Quint // 8 November 2013

Categories: Blog

Rosie Wilby: Is Monogamy Dead?

Rosie Wilby asks an interesting question in Is Monogamy Dead? Chella Quint attends this cheeky and enjoyable new show and tries to work out the answer

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Categories: Comedy

“Lesbian” is not a dirty word

Thé Tulloch highlights the various ways lesbophobia manifests in feminism

The Tulloch // 22 April 2013

Categories: Blog

Song of the day: Gwen Avery – Sugar Mama

A joyous bluesey lovesong from the 1977 Lesbian Concentrate album on Olivia Records, a music collective founded in 1973 to record and market women's music. Unfortunately, it didn't lead to more exposure on the label for singer Gwen Avery...

Holly Combe // 21 August 2012

Categories: Blog

Circumstance

Iman Qureshi reviews Circumstance, screened during 2012 London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, and hails its director for subtly depicting complexities and contradictions of contemporary Iranian society

Iman Qureshi // 24 April 2012

Categories: Films, Reviews

The Fearless Frame: Barbara Hammer at Tate Modern

Sophie Mayer hugs, shares, learns and grows with Barbara Hammer's Active Cinema during the latter's retrospective at Tate Modern in London

Sophie Mayer // 19 February 2012

Categories: Art, Events, Films, Reviews

Modern fairytale characters: a brief guide

The Troll of Random Misogyny lives under many bridges; although the Guardian seems to be one of his favourite places to lurk, possibly because of its soft liberal padding...

katyha // 25 January 2012

Categories: Blog

Monday Round-up

I discovered through Sunny on Twitter today that Pickled Politics have highlighted the new “Women Uncovered” blog. The site’s strapline is “Where Brown British Women Bitch” and there are two...

Holly Combe // 15 June 2009

Categories: Blog

Stamping on the Chosen Few: Township Soccer in London.

Sport is continuously being assigned to a non-political space but no-one lives in a bubble - sports people or LGBTI people . The arrival in London of the Chosen Few (CF), a team of young out Black lesbians from the township of Soweto coming to play in the London 2008 IGLFA World Championships tournament, which is overwhelmingly dominated by white gay men, is very much a political event. An event in which the only other three lesbian teams have a total of three Black players, and where the CF are stomped and fouled upon with some outrageously poor and unprofessional refereeing.

sokari // 1 September 2008

Categories: Blog

Surprise! Men Give Thumbs Up to Lesbianism (Apparently)

According to the results of a Love@Lycos survey of 125,000 single people, more than 60% of men wouldn’t mind if it was revealed their partner had once had a relationship...

Holly Combe // 26 September 2007

Categories: Blog

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