Tag: Representation

Fashion

Future of the runway: Fenty vs Victoria Secret

The basics are all there – a fashion show with a little bit more: live performances, theatrical looks, a focus on the female body as a part of the spectacle and charismatic models who make the show that little bit more special. Seeing beautiful people parade around in something as intimate as underwear for all…

Features

Timeline of LGBT+ achievements in the last 100 years:

1924: The Society for Human Rights was created by Henry Gerber. It was the first documented organisation for gay rights, however it only lasted a few months due to the arrest of several members. It has been referred to as the predecessor to the modern gay liberation movement and inspired the foundation of the Mattachine…

Film

I dreamed a dream (of French Revolution era sexual politics)

As ever, the BBC has successfully attempted to inject a bit more life into its evening dramas this year. One of its much anticipated offerings is the new adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic, Les Misérables. With some all-star names including Dominic West and Olivia Coleman, the show boasts of being a much closer adaptation of…

Gaming

A new normal: LGBT+ representation

When I was younger, first starting out with gaming, LGBT+ people didn’t exist – at least not according to the games I was playing. All powerful gods with repetitive voice lines? Sure. Cities where everyone forgets that they are starving because you build a park? Seems reasonable. Lords of hell being trapped in gemstones by…

TV, Venue

Freshers on the small screen

Fresh Meat, The Young Ones, Community. What do these seemingly random bunch of shows have in common? Why, university of course! University life is a tough one to pin down on TV, most shows tend to portray students as lazy creatures, their student houses as chaotic tips and the freshers experience as a crazy few…

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