Tag: LGBTQIA+

Travel

Norwich: The Queer Capital of the East

“Norwich is a fine city.” This often remarked and equally mocked slogan, which you first encountered driving down the A11 towards the outer limits of the city, has become just as iconic and intertwined with the city’s DNA as UEA’s Ziggurats or Cathedral Close. You take a walk around the city streets, visit some of…

Books

YA Love Stories

Traditionally, Young Adult fiction has been viewed as a more superficial genre. One where the same tired tropes are paraded around in different clothes, all trying to convince the reader they’ll be different from the array of books sat next to them. However, their greatest success comes in their representation of LGBTQ+ sexualities and gender…

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Hungarian Government to Introduce New Anti-LGBTQ+ Legislation

The Hungarian government has proposed new constitutional amendments that would further restrict the rights of their LGBTQ+ community. The changes would prevent same-sex couples from adopting children, something only possible currently if only one parent applies for adoption. The amended constitution would require a married man and a woman to apply for child adoption together….

Fashion

The commercialisation of queer identity

Marc Jacobs recently launched the collection “Heaven”, a self-professed “ode to otherness” which is a representation and celebration of polysexuality through fashion. Polysexuality meaning encompassing many different kinds of sexuality.  Speaking of the collection in question, Marc Jacobs states: “Heaven draws upon the origins of the Marc Jacobs impulse: subversion, teenage daydreams, alienation nation, queer…

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