Toxic review: A wild night out fuelled with laughter, tears and Britney Spears
This trailblazing, honest, beautiful piece of theatre discusses loaded themes: struggles with HIV stigma, racism, identity and shame surrounding queerness.
A love letter to my little sister, my younger self, and my bikini line
Puberty is never a pleasant experience. Yet under the patriarchal society we live in, where female bodies are labelled by male ‘discovers’, it’s even harder for the female, trans, and queer community. But, as adults, does this discomfort have to continue, or do we have a voice over the perceptions of our own bodies?
The real transgender issue: a review of Shon Faye’s new book
Aileen Loftus reviews Shon Faye’s new title The Transgender Issue: An Argument for Justice, after hearing Faye speak about the book
‘Being trans and doing trans’ in Detransition, Baby
Detransition Baby has faced online hate from conservative groups in the form of an open letter, but that only intensifies the importance of the novel so consider it a must-read for 2021.
‘Queer villainy’ and domestic abuse: In The Dream House
Carmen Maria Machado’s memoir and collection of essays titled In The Dream House charts her own experiences of domestic abuse within a queer relationship.