Singer songwriter Gem Andrews on music and Muma Moonshine
For the past four years something odd has happened in a sleepy town in County Durham and this year is to be no different. From the 2nd to the 4th of August 2013, beautiful music will be heard against a backdrop of sea and sand, straw bales will rustle gently in the wind, and lgbt musicians and artists will descend in tents and campervans to have a real good shindig. What is this odd occurrence I hear you say and how can I get a ticket? Well I caught up with Newcastle based musician sensation, Gem Andrews (who also happens to be co-founder of Muma Moonshine), to talk about music, camping, and guilty pleasures…
July 31, 2013
Oh what a speech!
Roll down the red carpet and party like you just won an Oscar, Jodie Foster has ‘come out’. Okay so we already know that Jodie is part of ‘our’ community, it is one of those facts that is not generally discussed but is universally accepted (much like gravity). Still, her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes was breathtaking.
January 15, 2013
Olympian Nicola Adams takes Pink List gold…
2012 just keeps getting better and better for London 2012 gold-winning boxer Nicola Adams, as she finds herself taking top podium spot in this year’s Pink List.
November 4, 2012
Top five dos and don’ts of advertising.
To advertise or not to advertise that is the question. Once you decide to take the plunge how do you know that you are doing it right? With this in mind here is my top 5 list of dos and don’ts for those who advertise.
October 7, 2012
The iconography of Pussy Riot
Freedom of speech earned three members of the group, Pussy Riot two years in prison, as a Moscow Court found them guilty of inciting “hooliganism and religious hatred”.
August 18, 2012
‘Gay’ as a ‘synonym for shitty’
I would like you to do something for me. Think back to your day, your week, even your month and count the times you have heard the word ‘gay’ as a ‘synonym for shitty’. Are you surprised by the results?
July 22, 2012
The trouble with lesbian literature and other tales…
Instead of where’s Wally (or Waldo), could we now play a game of where are the new the lesbian authors?
June 17, 2012