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 […]

Questions I’m Tired of Hearing As A Queer Woman

Queerness is not a new phenomenon, yet unfortunately, it is often treated as such, or even a trend. Although some queer people may acknowledge that particular questions or statements from straight people are not intentionally offensive, the ignorance behind them is inadmissible given the numerous informational sources that are available. Appreciate that given circumstances somewhat […]

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Meet Atlantis Gandhi: The Queer Singer Defining Love On Her Own Terms

Sitting across the table from me in the heart of central London is singer-songwriter-producer Atlantis Gandhi (yes, that’s her real name). The 19-year-old blue-haired up-and-coming artist from South East London, who is currently studying Popular Music at Goldsmiths University is ready to show the world that queer black singers have a voice. Her background is as unique as her name, […]