Articles about 'queer'

The F-Word stage blog: May 2017

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

Lissy Lovett // 10 May 2017

Categories: Blog

The image of being queer: how should we tackle heteronormativity?

Megan Wallace discusses the limitations of queer subcultures as presented in the media and beyond

Megan Wallace // 31 January 2017

Categories: Features

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

DIY art band Homosexual Death Drive release ‘Sunshine’ EP

Queer punks Charlotte Cooper and Kay Isgay are inviting one lucky person to accompany them on an adventure to coincide with their official EP release date (22 November)...

Holly Combe // 5 November 2014

Categories: Blog

New review: Pussy Whipped 2014

Liz Ely revisits Ste McCabe’s queer alternative festival and is not disappointed. In 2012, I was lucky enough to review Edinburgh’s first queer alternative festival, Pussy Whipped, curated by rising...

Holly Combe // 13 June 2014

Categories: Blog

Edinburgh gets Pussy Whipped again

Liz Ely revisits Ste McCabe's queer alternative festival and is not disappointed

Liz Ely //

Categories: Music, Reviews

An introduction / a recent epiphany

"I'm not sure when or why I separated my black identity/reality from my feminist ideals, and when they became separate things. I think that the feminist movement is so dominated by white women and the experience of especially middle class white women, that I forget that I exist, saddled with further battles to climb"

Tara // 4 July 2013

Categories: Blog

Full of Fire: new video from Swedish duo The Knife

"Who takes care of our stories?" Holly shares the first music video from The Knife in six years: a film by visual artist Marit Östberg, focused on images of queer bodies and sexualities and consisting of "a network of fates, fears, cravings, longings, losses, and promises"

Holly Combe // 2 February 2013

Categories: Blog

New review: Ste McCabe’s Bad Kitty

Following on from the “ferociously political” Hate Mail and Murder Music, Bad Kitty is Ste McCabe’s third album. Released on Cherryade Records on 29 October with a wider release due...

Holly Combe // 6 November 2012

Categories: Blog

Subversive kitty

Bad Kitty is the third album from the politicised queer pop-punk performer and Pussy Whipped organiser Ste McCabe. Liz Ely finds him on top form

Liz Ely //

Categories: Music, Reviews

New review: Edinburgh gets Pussy Whipped!

Queer-feminist pop-punk singer, Dandelion Radio DJ, ‘zine writer and organiser Ste McCabe has been described as a performer “armed with a mean, lean, bedroom Disco drum machine, a cheap guitar...

Holly Combe // 30 September 2012

Categories: Blog

Edinburgh gets Pussy Whipped!

Edinburgh may not immediately come to mind as a music city or pioneer for queer activism but there is clearly a demand there for space for diverse performers. Pop punk singer and organiser Ste McCabe has helped create that in the form of the Pussy Whipped queer feminist festival. Liz Ely reports

Liz Ely //

Categories: Music, Reviews

Club Des Femmes presents Two Lives @ Scala Beyond

In this guest post Selina Robertson, one half of queer feminist film club Club Des Femmes, introduces the screening taking place this Friday as part of Scala Beyond season. Selina’s...

Guest Blogger // 25 September 2012

Categories: Blog

Beyond the promise of happiness: Rolla Selbak’s Three Veils

Reviewing the film about three Middle-Eastern women living in the US, Elaine Castillo urges us to question mainstream happy endings and move beyond our preoccupation with 'happiness' as the end goal

Elaine Castillo // 23 July 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

9 Bob Note: short films showcasing new queer cinema

Selina Robertson reviews the queer shorts programme shown during this year's London Short Film Festival and finds all the mini-flicks passing her rigorous selection

Selina Robertson // 8 February 2012

Categories: Films, Reviews

Coming out for animals

Why do queer activists in Uganda but animal activists in the USA bear the brunt of police suppression in their respective countries? Are they similarly subversive of “cultural” practices that turn out to be critical to the maintenance of state power?

sokari // 25 September 2008

Categories: Blog

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