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The Struggling Artist in Film Musicals

I began writing this piece in the wake of the La La Land hype that was sweeping the world. For the record, I did enjoy it though I see its […]

Simeon Solomon’s Sappho and Erinna in a Garden at Mytilene (1864) can be seen in Tate Britain as part of their Queer British Art exhibition from 5th April – Image released under Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND

LGBT History Month through Film

In the UK, we have the month of February to remember, remind, and educate ourselves on LGBT history – much akin to Black History Month. This year is particularly poignant as it […]

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Why Trump’s Victory Is Not a Shock.

“I didn’t actually think he would win”, “I’m so surprised Trump won”, “I’m in shock”. I’m not being cynical but why do people say these things? Are you surprised that […]