“Your Queerness Is Your Superpower”: Polari Creative On Making Space To Tell Queer Stories In Film

When was the last time you saw an LGBTQ+ character on the big screen? GLAAD’s Studio Responsibility Index, which looks at the number of LGBTQ+ characters in the movies released by the eight biggest film studios every year, paints a picture of where we’re at with queer representation. Take 2020, where 18.6% of films releasedContinue reading ““Your Queerness Is Your Superpower”: Polari Creative On Making Space To Tell Queer Stories In Film”

Interview: Artist Hash Kodithuwakku On… Creating Communities, Turning Your Hobby Into A Career, And Why Other Artists Aren’t Your Competition

Hash Kodithuwakku is an artist and the creator of online shop Sofftpunk, which they run with partner Ish. Exploring both the political and the personal, Hash’s art often centres queerness, community, and minority perspectives. We spoke to Hash about engaging with other artists, creating accepting spaces, and the joys and pitfalls of turning your hobbyContinue reading “Interview: Artist Hash Kodithuwakku On… Creating Communities, Turning Your Hobby Into A Career, And Why Other Artists Aren’t Your Competition”

Interview: Writer and Filmmaker Lucy Rose On… Cathartic Horror, Problematic Directors, And Why You Should Write What You Know

Lucy Rose is an award-winning writer and director, specialising in horror and fantasy. Lucy’s prose can be found in a range of publications, while her most recent film, “She Lives Alone,” is currently on a BAFTA and Oscar-qualifying festival run. We spoke to Lucy about the catharsis of horror, the importance of writing what youContinue reading “Interview: Writer and Filmmaker Lucy Rose On… Cathartic Horror, Problematic Directors, And Why You Should Write What You Know”

Calling All Queer Writers!

Calling all queer writers! If you’re an author, poet, playwright or scriptwriter in the LGBTQ+ community, we would love to hear from you. We’re looking for LGBTQ+ people to interview about their creative work and processes ahead of our launch next month. Get in touch via our Contact Page, or email queercreativesuk.gmail.com.

Calling All Queer Content Creators!

Calling all queer content creators! If you’re LGBTQ+ and create content for film, television or digital media, we would love to hear from you. We’re looking for LGBTQ+ people to interview about their creative work and processes ahead of our launch next month. Get in touch via our Contact Page, or email queercreativesuk.gmail.com.