“The Thin Line” Interview with Heather Peace

When the name Heather Peace is uttered, it always creates a flutter in the lesbian population. Since gracing our screens in London’s Burning, (probably something about a woman in uniform) and then as the highly popular Sam in BBC 2’s lesbian drama Lip Service (2010-12), plus a four season stint on BBC1’s Waterloo Road, HeatherContinue reading ““The Thin Line” Interview with Heather Peace”

Film review: ’52 Tuesdays’ (dir. Sophie Hyde)

An extraordinary LGBT film, where format and method drove the art throughout production, resulting in a wonderfully gentle portrayal of a quintessential modern queer family. Following a strict set of parameters and structure, devised prior to the story and characters themselves, and using non professional actors who received scripts one week at a time, directorContinue reading “Film review: ’52 Tuesdays’ (dir. Sophie Hyde)”

Back in the Habit: Jen Long @ Chick Habit, SHE soho

When: Weekly, Thursdays, 7pm onwardsWhere: SHE Soho, 23a Old Compton StreetTickets: £2 on the door, bargain.“Converse & Bieber” The hazy days of my off-beat indie early twenties were relived at the glorious Chick Habit event as I sipped my WKD blue. If you sport skinny jeans, nose rings, converse trainers or a Justin Bieber fringeContinue reading “Back in the Habit: Jen Long @ Chick Habit, SHE soho”

Interview: “Kiss Her I’m Famous”: Interview with Rolla Selbak

Following the selection of Rolla Selbak’s web series “Kiss Her I’m Famous” in the Raindance Film Festival’s first independent web festival, we caught up with the Award Winning Director to find out what inclusion in the festival means and what’s coming up for the hit series. Kiss Her I’m Famous is the tale of two misguided best friends whoContinue reading “Interview: “Kiss Her I’m Famous”: Interview with Rolla Selbak”

Book review: The Lindsay Gordon Series – Val McDermid

“The Lesbian Anti-Hero; My hero”I am two thirds through reading this series and had to take a pause and share the wonderful experience reading these books with you. Starting with Report for Murder (1987) the book which introduces us to our heroine with attitude, Glaswegian journalist Lindsay Gordon, we are thrown into a series thatContinue reading “Book review: The Lindsay Gordon Series – Val McDermid”

Review: “Let the Skyfall” Jade Ellis @ The Candy Bar

We chatted with the delightful Jade Ellis before her half hour set at Candy Bar. Jade was an X-Factor finalist in 2012. Since leaving the ITV show, she has been working on her music and this year has taken the plunge to establish herself as an artist. Jade says she’s been “gigging, gigging, gigging” up and down theContinue reading “Review: “Let the Skyfall” Jade Ellis @ The Candy Bar”

Review: “She’s Electric” Lucy Spraggan Live at Shepherd’s Bush Empire

Well. From the two previous Lucy gigs we’ve seen, the Borderline in May (Read the full review here) and Brighton Pride (see the full review here) it feels like we’ve evolved into the stratosphere. Two singles, One album and a #7 chart position later, Lucy has become the full package. From aflop to electric dreams,Continue reading “Review: “She’s Electric” Lucy Spraggan Live at Shepherd’s Bush Empire”

Interview: Lucy Spraggan talks to us about fans, life and the future

Beer Fear, Boobs & Pride…Following a short-lived appearance on X-Factor, something which she is clear to acknowledge was a spring board to all that’s happened in her career throughout 2013, Lucy Spraggan has rocketed onto the pop music scene. No stranger to writing, gigging, recording, with her quirky, extremely likeable, original acoustic-folk-hip-hop style, it’s fantastic to see this young musician takeContinue reading “Interview: Lucy Spraggan talks to us about fans, life and the future”

Review: Magical, Mystery Manchester Pride… (2013)

Peace, love & respect…”We set off for Manchester at 6.30am not knowing what to expect in the day ahead. We decided to drive because at late notice hotels were approximately £200 a night and train travel would have been £70 return (not bad) but the last train left Manchester before 9pm. So we drove, arrived in 4 hours andContinue reading “Review: Magical, Mystery Manchester Pride… (2013)”

My Kingdom for Horse: Interview with Horse

We caught up with Horse at LFestive in Birmingham on December 1st, who performed some classic tracks and also alongside the L Project performance of charity single “It Get’s Better”. Horse credits her longstanding music career, which spans some 30 years, to determination, self belief and the power of her songs. It hasn’t been the straightforward career-in-a-boxContinue reading “My Kingdom for Horse: Interview with Horse”