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Bentfest talks

Next week, Bentfest will host a series of talks on their Instagram Live if you want to tune in. The queer punk London festival will host a few of us at 6pm BST: Monday, 18th May, Kirsty Fife zine reading and discussion of class, DIY politics, academia and more. Tuesday, 19th May, Sop will talk […]

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Book Review: Dean Atta – The Black Flamingo

Featured picture: Kings Place. The first Young Adult verse novel in Dean Atta’s catalogue, feels like a warm hug to my inner child, inner teenager, inner baby queer. We grow through over 300 pages (over three hours as an audiobook — you must listen to the poets read their work whenever you can) along Michael’s […]

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MLE: I Spy for Realzies

[:en]mylittleeye-posterSometimes, when a door closes shut, a window opens wide. But what if it’s a secret window into a world of lies, mystery, heartbreak… and puppets? That’s more or less the premise of MLE, a feature film written, directed and starred by Sarah Warren. Believe it or not, based on a true story. [Click on title to read more…]

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Transindia: A Documentary

[:en]Transindia, by Meera DarjiMeera Darji wants to make a documentary about the hijras, the term used in South Asia for people who don’t consider themselves men nor women but contain features of both genders. Usually assigned male at birth, hijras have effeminate traits and present themselves in femme outfits. In Indian culture, they are/were seen as holy human representations of Ardhanari, the composite of Lord Siva and his partner Parvati. Blessed by Rama in the Ramayana, they to go to weddings, childbirth and celebrations to dance and bring fortune and fertility. They were featured in the Kama Sutra, although a vast percentage of them renounce to sexuality and channel their sexual energy into other sacred activities. [Click on title to read more…]

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Un viaje impredecible de Londres a Monterrey

¿Qué tal? Ahora escribo esto en el sillón del recibidor, con mi perra descansando a mi lado, desde la casa donde nací y crecí. Es oficial: ¡comienza Monterrey February!

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Plus London Three: Community Day

Durante los últimos dos días, les he contado acerca del primer día de Plus London Three: marcas y chiqueo de día, baile y jugueteo de noche. El domingo fue más corto, pero NO menos disfrutable. De hecho, mientras Brand Day nos acercó a todas, Community Day nos juntó más cerca.Mel y yo nos perdimos después de que se nos salió el ombligo en The Diner. Si están en SoHo, tienen que arrastrarse hasta allá, tragarse una malteada y devorarse un buen desayuno americano. Háganlo por su madre, por su abuela, por su perro, por su país, pero háganlo. [Click on title to read more…]

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Plus London Three: At Night

Ayer les conté sobre el Brand Day en Plus London Three. La tarde del sábado vio una variedad de marcas de ropa y joyería exhibiendo su coleción ante multitudes de damas progresistas e indispuestas a contentarse con algo menos que perfecto para nuestros cuerpos mayores que el “promedio”. Eso sólo fue el comienzo de un fin de semana inolvidable.[caption id="attachment_1614" align="aligncenter" width="500"]MEAT Mission. Photo: Sian Kisses MEAT Mission. Foto: Sian Kisses[/caption] [Click on title to read more…]

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Plus London Three: Brand Day

¿A veces sienten que están pasándola tan bien que se recargan sus baterías, se fortalece su núcleo y quedan con una sonrisa casi perpetua en sus rostros? Bueno, eso me pasó este fin de semana en la tercera edición de Plus London.pluslondonthreelogo [Click on title to read more…]