Articles about 'LGBT'

The F-Word stage blog: November 2017

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in November

Lissy Lovett // 12 November 2017

Categories: Blog

The F-Word stage blog: October 2017

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in October

Lissy Lovett // 7 October 2017

Categories: Blog

In defence of Strictly

D H Kelly considers the heteronormativity of Strictly Come Dancing and explores how to overhaul the gender norms it promotes

D H Kelly // 28 September 2017

Categories: Reviews, Television

Celebrating LGBT+ film with the Iris Prize Festival

Earlier this year, Suryatapa Mukherjee joined the team behind the Iris Prize Festival to help produce its programme catalogue. She gives us a run-down of what to expect from this year’s festival

Guest Blogger // 27 September 2017

Categories: Blog

The F-Word stage blog: September 2017

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in September

Lissy Lovett // 22 September 2017

Categories: Blog

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 does it mean to be gay in 2017?

Jennifer Richards considers how attitudes to the LGBT+ community have changed and what that means to young queer people today

Jennifer Richards // 28 July 2017

Categories: Activism, Features, Sex and Relationships, Stereotypes

The problem with ‘manning up’

Jo Whitehead enjoys the YA novel Girl Mans Up, but is somewhat disappointed at the lack of critical examination of sexist language and internalised misogyny

Joanna Whitehead // 4 May 2017

Categories: Books, Reviews

The challenges of non-partisan politics

Helen Raymond reports from the first ever Women’s Equality Party conference

Helen Raymond // 9 January 2017

Categories: Features, Politics and Current Affairs

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

How to have a conversation about Keith Vaz

Shoshana Devora considers why the language we use when discussing Keith Vaz is important within the broader context of LGBT+ MPs

Shoshana Devora // 7 September 2016

Categories: Blog

Theatre and Dance at the Edinburgh Fringe – part one

Hot on the heels of our first set of Edinburgh Festival Fringe reviews comes our second. This post covers shows from the Theatre and Dance, Physical Theatre & Circus sections of the programme

Various Authors // 10 August 2016

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Setting off the Home Office’s gaydar

The Home Office has updated its guidance on asylum claims relating to sexual orientation; Megan Stodel considers its poor track record

Megan Stodel //

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

This week

Megan Stodel writes about the terrible events of recent days

Megan Stodel // 17 June 2016

Categories: Blog

Fringe! Fest highlight: Women and the Word director Q&A (plus competition)

Interview with Sekiya Dorsett, director of the documentary Women and the Word: The Revival Movie

Ania Ostrowska // 18 November 2015

Categories: Blog

We’re over here!

Bi Visibility Day was celebrated on 23 September. Megan Stodel starts listing ways that would help increase the visibility of bisexuality

Megan Stodel // 26 September 2015

Categories: Blog

Broken Rainbow Helpline loses funding

The Broken Rainbow Helpline which provides support for LGBT victims of domestic abuse has lost its government funding and may be forced to close. D H Kelly explores why lesbian, bisexual and trans* women who are abused might struggle to get support

D H Kelly // 18 January 2015

Categories: Blog

Richard III: a trans revelation

Katherine Wootton is blown away by new writing, Drag King Richard III, that explores trans experiences through Shakespearean dialogue and manages to get it just right

Katherine Wootton // 3 September 2014

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Weekly round-up and open thread, 10th February 2014

Philippa links to topics we weren't able to cover this week including fat shaming, the privacy of NHS health records, legal gender recognition, Woody Allen, women in politics, vagina art in schools, the rainbow Google doodle and more

Philippa Willitts // 10 February 2014

Categories: Blog

Coping with Christmas: a survival guide for when festivities are tough

Christmas is supposed to be joyful, but for many people it is a time full of triggers, loneliness and bad memories. Philippa offers advice and further information for those dreading the seasonal festivities.

Philippa Willitts // 16 December 2013

Categories: Blog

New Review: Les Invisibles

Representing older people’s sexuality on-screen is not an easy task and is rarely done in a respectful manner (on representation of older women in cinema, I recommend an excellent essay...

Ania Ostrowska // 17 October 2013

Categories: Blog

Some remain invisible

Despite serious reservations about its lack of diversity, CN Lester finds a lot to love in 'Les Invisibles', Sébastien Lifshitz's documentary about the older generation of French lesbians and gay men

CN Lester //

Categories: Films, Reviews

Silent T

Sarah challenges cis lesbian, gay and bisexual people to look at how they treat trans people, and to see the parallels that exist in LGB and T communities and the oppressions we face

Sarah Thomasin // 19 September 2013

Categories: Blog

Campbell X on Stud Life

Selina Robertson talks to British queer filmmaker Campbell X about her first feature, gay-lesbian friendships and how buying flowers for a lover is a feminist thing

Selina Robertson // 30 August 2013

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

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