“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: Musician EJ Lee On… A Lockdown Album, Lyric-Writing, And Expressing Your Identity Through Music

EJ Lee, also known as Half-Boy, is a musician and songwriter. EJ released their latest album in December 2020; written and recorded during the first national lockdown, it explores themes of queerness, anxiety, and friendship. We spoke to EJ about the process of writing lyrics, recording a whole album on their phone, and using theirContinue reading “Interview: Musician EJ Lee On… A Lockdown Album, Lyric-Writing, And Expressing Your Identity Through Music”

Interview: Poet Andreena Leeanne On… Feeling The Fear, Speaking Your Truth, And Coping Through Creativity

Andreena Leeanne is a poet, inspirational speaker, and the founder of Poetry LGBT Open Mic Night. Andreena’s first book of poetry, ‘Charred: A Survivor Speaks Her Truth To Inspire’, was published in 2020 by Team Angelica. Andreena was shortlisted for the Positive Role Model Award for LGBT at the National Diversity Awards in 2020, for herContinue reading “Interview: Poet Andreena Leeanne On… Feeling The Fear, Speaking Your Truth, And Coping Through Creativity”

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.