Beautiful Thing review: An urban, coming-of-age love story
This rendition of Beautiful Thing is a successful revival – Jonathan Harvey’s story is wonderfully tender, certainly withstanding the test of time
cheeky little brown Review: A story of Black friendship, heartbreak, and Queer relationships
cheeky little brown gives an insightful view into the complexities of racialised relationships: from interacting with new hoity-toity white friends to adapting to the new changed version of an old familiar face.
Review: The F****ts and Their Friends Between Revolutions
The F****ts and Their Friends Between Revolutions is a riotous, fabulous and outrageous display of queer struggle, perseverance and celebration.
Cal Freeman: My experience as a Queer Irish filmmaker
We talk to Manchester-based Cal Freeman about his experience as a Queer filmmaker, the projects he’s undertaken, and advice for aspiring filmmakers
Romance novels revisited: Finding the modern love story
The Mancunion discusses love stories throughout literary history, as well as which novel modern book lovers should spend your days reading!
Canal Street and beyond: The highlights of Manchester’s gay scene
Manchester is home to the world famous Gay Village with various hotspots for a fabulous night out. Get the rundown on the gay scene and what bars to dance the night away to
The beauty behind Call Me By Your Name
It’s been almost 15 years since the release of CMBYN. Since then, the book has made its mark in Western culture. This month it debuts a new cover, reminding us of the beauty and intricacy behind the novel’s words.
Mothers of all kinds
With Mother’s Day nearly upon us, Audre Lorde’s essay discussing her experience of lesbian parenthood from her collection ‘Sister Outsider’ is the perfect text to reflect on non-conventional parent dynamics
Derek Jarman: PROTEST! Art and Activism collide at Manchester Art Gallery
Sarah Taylor reviews Manchester Art Gallery’s retrospective exhibition on the life and works of prolific filmmaker, artist, and activist Derek Jarman.