Custody Review: The Play That Confronts Injustice and Police Brutality

This energetic, invigorating and ultimately thought-provoking play was brought to life through performances by a quartet of actors supported by a high-quality creative team. ‘Custody’  gave narrative and shed light on police brutality and the emotional turmoil families experience when a loved one dies without justice being served. The beginning of the play opened with […]

Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest

To Bey Or Not To Bey: How A Freakum Dress Got Black Queer & Trans* Folk Into Formation

There are very few recording artists who can capture the public’s attention to become a global household name. There are even fewer artists who achieve icon status and maintain their solo success for 16 years, growing ever stronger with each passing year. Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter has done just this in a wide variety of ways, […]

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Phyll Opoku-Gyimah appointed Executive Director of Kaleidoscope Trust

Congratulations are in order to Phyll Opoku-Gyimah who has been appointed as the new executive director of Kaleidoscope Trust, the leading UK charity advocating for the human rights of LGBTQ people globally effective 5 August 2019. She replaces outgoing executive director Paul Dillane. Established in 2011, Kaleidoscope Trust strives for a free and equal world for […]

The Curious Case of Caster Semenya

In April of this year, I attended a feminist conference in Kathmandu, Nepal. There must have been 500 delegates! 500 people, 500 feminists from all over the globe. To write about how exciting this was would be a really long exercise (for both me and the reader) and slightly futile. There may not exist the […]

Review: Funeral Flowers by Emma Edwards

Funeral Flowers highlights many themes throughout this self-empowering play. It intertwined the magic of song, poetry, beautiful set designs and promenade to tell the story of 17 year old Angelique, who dreams of being a florist. The 2018 Fringe First award winning play took its audience on a journey of a young girl navigating her […]