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 […]

Mercedes Iman Diamond Talks Drag Race, Opulence & Representation

“OPPALANNNNNCE, YOU OWN EVERYTHINGGGGG” Every season on RuPaul’s Drag Race, there’s that one queen that wows us with an iconic catchphrase and this season, it came courtesy from the queen of opulence herself…Miss Mercedes Iman Diamond. Truly one of a kind, this East African beauty is the FIRST Muslim queen on RuPaul’s Drag Race hailing all the […]

Absolut’s Drop of Love – An Interview with Liv Little

Absolut is celebrating LGBT+ History Month this February with a new national campaign featuring some familiar faces from within our community. A Drop of Love is all about encouraging consumers to pledge their allegiance to equality and empower others to become an ‘Absolut Ally’. This national campaign sees Absolut partner up with the founder of gal-dem […]