LGBT History Month Articles
Interview with Luke Davies from Polari
The Mancunion spoke with Luke Davies head of Polari, a queer production company based in Manchester about Queer representation, the art of filmmaking, and untold stories.
Review: Peach Chutney
The Bitten Peach, a queer Asian cabaret collective, return to Queer Contact with their South Asian branch, Peach Chutney
In conversation with Kieron Moore: Independent queer filmmaking in the 21st century
Kieron Moore speaks to The Mancunion on queer filmmaking; making your first feature; and what fantasy films mean to queer communities
“The most revolutionary thing to do is to show Black people having fun”: In conversation with Ana Serna
In honour of LGBTQIA+ History Month, The Mancunion speaks to Ana Maria Jessie Serna about Pan-Africanism, Black and queer documentary filmmaking
Review: The Disco Ball
House of Suarez’ annual Vogue Ball returned to Manchester Academy as part of Queer Contact, with a pedestrian theme but thrilling performances
Sashay away to the sofa: The best TV shows to celebrate LGBTQIA+ History month
The Mancunion has five of the best LGBTQIA+ television shows that you can binge this LGBTQIA+ History Month!
The necessity of Oakley’s Blue Jean
The Mancunion went to the preview and premiere of Blue Jean followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers behind the project
Queer Contact: Celebrating LGBT+ History Month at Contact Theatre
Contact’s flagship queer arts festival, Queer Contact, is back this LGBTQ+ History Month – with a lineup as eclectic and electric as ever
Head Over Heels: In conversation with Liam Gartland of Gartland Productions
The Mancunion sits down with Liam Gartland, the producer of Head Over Heels, ahead of its European premiere at Hope Mill Theatre
Review: Vogue Ball – Night at the Poseum
Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Vogue Ball: Night at the Poseum at Manchester Academy – the first time the venue has hosted the event in two years
There’s something Queer about Contact Theatre
Queer Contact returns to Contact – for the first time in the newly transformed venue
Lesbian period dramas: Have we seen enough?
Is it time to create more modern love stories for the LGBTQ+ community?
Essential LGBT biopics
To celebrate this year’s LGBT History Month our writers picked the essential LGBT biographical films
LGBTQIA+ history month spotlight: All Men Want to Know
Maisie Scott spotlights All Men Want to Know by Nina Bouraoui for LGBTQIA+ history month.
Year In Review 2019: Liberation & Access Officer Sara Khan
The figure behind clap-gate goes under the microscope
LGBT History Month 2019 begins in Manchester
February marks the national education campaign, which will feature a theatrical performance at Manchester’s People History Museum
Outing the past: LGBT History Month in Manchester
With LGBT History Month approaching, Jessica Blair takes a look at the upcoming events aiming to celebrate Manchester’s diverse community in a time of political adversity
Feature: Remembering 2016’s lost LGBTQ+ pop icons
Following February’s LGBT history month, Jack Ashworth looks back over some of the dominant LGBTQ+ pop icons of the late 20th century
LGBT History Month: body issues
In the last of this four-part series, Michael Petch looks at how unattainable beauty standards harm LGBT people