All posts tagged LGBT

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The Dream Factory without The Dream: How Less Films Means More

In terms of the annual recurrence, what every film fan does is preps his schedule for the movies to come. Summer Season is the first to make the cut. Note […]

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It’s Time to Remove Labels

  Labels. Who needs them? While they might help clarify things for some people, I think they do more harm than good. I’m sure we all agree that sexuality is […]

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The Handmaiden Review – Park Chan-wook’s Erotic Thriller is Scintillating, Subversive and Superlative

If there is one thing for certain with contemporary cinema, it’s that international cinema goes disappointingly unrecognised in the wider community. Diving into any one of these more obscure films, […]

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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Girl Meets Boy by Ali Smith- Myth and Modernity in Queer Romance

Now what I am about to tell you may shock you. Hold on. Ali Smith’s novel Girl Meets Boy is a queer story with a happy ending. Yes for those […]

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A Review in Retrospect…Fringe Theatre Brought to the Forefront: This Much

This Much (or An Act of Violence Towards The Institution of Marriage) by John Fitzpatrick Presented by Nik Holtum and Moving Dust Productions Ran at Soho Theatre from 7th June […]

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This Week’s Need to Know: The NUS’s bitter politics runs the risk of alienating students

The last year for the NUS has been unsettling, student groups and societies from the left to the right of the political spectrum have vocalised their dismay about the new […]

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A Queer Reflection on Orlando

In light of the horrific events from last weekend, I was originally planning to write a piece critiquing the media and politicians response to it. I was going to decry […]

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Politista – Breaking the straight, white, glass ceiling 

I have a confession to make. The subject of this column is something I first read about on the Daily Mail. I know – I feel sick, ashamed, like I […]