• The Importance Of Using Personal Pronouns

    You might have recently seen people putting their personal pronouns in the bio section of their social media accounts or when signing off in an email. But this is not a new thing to both people in and out of the LGBTQ+ community. Although society is (very slowly) becoming...
  • LGBTQ+ History Month – A Spotlight On Ultimate: Part 1

    Maya Israel The sport of Ultimate has a short history, but a conscious one. It was started by a group of school children in America in the 1970s and has evolved into a sport played worldwide, now holding a presence at the World Games and hosting its own World...
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    Brighton As An LGBTQ+ Capital

    Daria Paterek Residents of Brighton pride themselves in the image and legacy of their city. Brighton is home to one of the biggest LGBTQ+ communities in England and has consequently built a reputation for itself as the unofficial ‘queer capital’ of England. However, being home to a massive LGBTQ+ community...
  • “Refreshingly Simplistic” – Film Review: Malcolm & Marie

    Alex reviews Malcolm & Marie, available to stream now on Netflix....
  • Coloured pieces chalks on a dark background. The colours represent those of the LGBTQ flag: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple

    Systemic Inequalities and Insufficient Samples: A Dissection of Queerness in STEM

    Philippa Flanagan-Smith In the US and Europe, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions have always been dominated by white, cisgender men, usually from middle- and upper-class backgrounds. Despite pushes to broaden access to these fields, with schemes often targeting women, people from working-class backgrounds, and people from marginalised...
  • Blue plaque on a wall. The plaque reads: English Heritage. Ada Countess of Lovelace. 1815-182. Pioneer of Computing lived here.

    Ada Lovelace: The First Computer Programmer

    Alice Nott Ada Lovelace was a mathematician in a time when women could not even attend university. Despite her lack of formal qualifications, her work would go on to create the foundation for the technology that our modern world is based upon. Ada Lovelace was born in 1815 as...
  • Painted Portrait of Elizabeth Blackwel sat looking at the painter holding a book

    Dr Elizabeth Blackwell: America’s First Woman in Medicine

    Megan Cuerden Choosing just one inspirational woman in the field of science for this article was the hardest part of it all. There are countless women who deserve to be celebrated, some who have already been covered by Impact and I’m sure there are many more articles yet to...