All posts tagged LGBT

YA Fiction, the Rise of Social Media and Savannah Brown

On March 13th, I attended an event at Waterstones in Piccadilly for the release of Savannah Brown’s debut YA novel The Truth About Keeping Secrets. The first time I heard […]

Praise for Mac’s Dance

Whether you’re an avid fan, have seen the odd episode or just scrolled past it on Netflix, you’ve most probably heard of FX’s celebrated sitcom It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Premiering on […]

The Sinister Acronym: GBF (Gay Best Friend) – A Rant

Whilst at a flat party last weekend, I heard a phrase that I’d never thought I would have to hear again: gay best friend. And beyond that, in my dismayed […]

LesGaiCineMad 2018: Madrid’s LBGT+ international film festival

Over the past few weeks, Madrid has seen the 23rd cinematic celebration of the LGBT+ community in the form of LesGaiCineMad. The event is run and organised by Fundación Triangulo: […]

The Pin – A poem about sexuality

It’s that confused look in your eyes That gets me When I say I don’t like girls; I like guys And when you accept it, a few minutes late, You […]

The Miseducation of Cameron Post: a coming-of-age for a new generation

Sundance breakthrough The Miseducation of Cameron Post is finally getting its UK release this September. It’s eventual arrival marks the second directorial effort from Queen Mary alumni Desiree Akhavan, and with it  a topical […]

Mental Health Awareness Week – This Year’s Theme and Why the Issue Shouldn’t Only Be on Our Lips for Seven Days

This week was Mental Health Awareness Week and in its 17th year the charity and organiser, the Mental Health Foundation, has focused on stress and how we’re coping. They surveyed […]

Does Queen Mary’s History Department Stifle Dissertation Creativity?

For many of us, the culmination of our time at university is the writing of our dissertations. Everything builds up to it. Although the prospect of spending a gruelling amount […]

The SU’s ‘Study Well’ Initiatives – Genuine Support or Not Addressing the Real Issues?

In the last couple of weeks, the SU has put on its annual ‘Study Well’ program. This has involved a miniature petting zoo, free fruit, Study Well notepads and bottles, […]