Blue is the Warmest Color: A review
***SPOILERS*** First impressions? Wow, there’s a feckload of close ups! Give me Adèle’s face smeared in Bolognese oil one more time and… well, just don’t. Ok? This arty French flick is the latest lesbo hit to come out of the [...]
November 24, 2013
Competition – Win new Margarita DVD, courtesy of Peccadillo Pictures
Margarita screened at the BFI London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival in early 2013. Whilst the female protagonist happens to be a lesbian, the story is about family, class and immigration. Review Margarita (Nicola Correia Damude) has been a nanny to [...]
November 16, 2013
Did Ellen let down butch women by dressing up ‘sexy’ as Nicki Minaj?
So we’re all agreed that Ellen DeGeneres is, like, the best thing to happen to lesbians. Not only is she hilarious, she’s an openly gay woman who is popular on mainstream American TV. And there’s more. She’s butch. For Halloween, [...]
November 7, 2013
Mamming – the breast cancer campaign that may do more harm than good?
‘Mamming’ is the latest internet craze, but it’s sending out the wrong messages about breast cancer screening, writes Dr Monika Merkes. Should you have missed it, mamming involves resting (clothed) female breasts on a flat surface, taking a photo and [...]
November 5, 2013
Sugar and spice versus slugs and snails
Kinder: purveyor of harmless ‘do-it-yourself’ toys or gender discrimination nightmare? Read on and decide for yourself…
October 27, 2013
Orange is the New Black versus Wentworth Prison: which is the best lesbian prison drama?
You wait years for a new lesbian prison drama, and then two show up at once. But which is best? There’s only one way to find out: FIGHT!
October 22, 2013