Eurovision: The Queer World Cup

Conchita Wurst Rose like a Phoenix to Win Eurovision 2014

In 2018, the world was transfixed as a relatively small country beat the odds to face a footballing-mammoth at the World Cup Finals in Russia. While the world gets its fix every four years, we queers are luckier that we get ours every May; it is therefore time to examine the phenomenon that is Eurovision … Read moreEurovision: The Queer World Cup

Recommending ‘More Than This’ by Patrick Ness

More Than This by Patrick Ness

A book by a gay for the gays This blog posts contains spoilers and triggers. It is rare that one finds a good example of representation these days, but here it is: a queer book recommendation. Representation that this previous blog post talks about. Too many queer characters these days are forced to suffer or … Read moreRecommending ‘More Than This’ by Patrick Ness

Does LGBTQ+ Representation Matter? Ofc, but it should be about how, not just why.

A recent Guardian article on LGBTQ+ representation came out asking whether LGBTQ+ roles being played by non-queer performers is the queer equivalent of blackface – pinkface, if you will. The article examined the fact that during this awards season, a plethora of LGBTQ+ roles were dominated by non-queer actors (and I use the gender-neutral definition … Read moreDoes LGBTQ+ Representation Matter? Ofc, but it should be about how, not just why.