• Advocating For LGBTQ+ Rights in Qatar: We Need to Change the Narrative

    Lorenzo Capito With millions expected to attend the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qatari authorities have ramped up efforts to prepare for the global sporting event. However, recent reports have shown many arrests of Qatar’s LGBTQ+ nationals, with the most recent being just weeks before the sporting event is set...
  • Yes, Britain is Racist and I Am Tired (Part One)

    The last month has been incredibly hard for me and many black people. I have felt so many emotions: rage, anguish, sadness and frustration. One of the most frustrating things that I found is the fact that people keep on telling me that racism doesn’t exist as much in...
  • The Full Monty @ Theatre Royal

    Coming with warnings for pyrotechnics, the discussion of suicide and full frontal nudity, Simon Beaufoy’s theatre adaption of the well-loved film ‘The Full Monty’ was guaranteed from the start to keep its audience captivated – it certainly did not disappoint. ‘The Full Monty’ follows the escapades of down-on-his-luck Gaz...
  • Ellis Harris: “Homophobia Still a Problem in the Western World”

    With the legalisation of same sex marriage in the US in 2015, and in the UK the previous year, it’s easy to see why some view the fight for LGBTQ+ rights as over. Yet the tragic loss of life in an Orlando gay plus nightclub in the early hours...
  • Interview: Out in Education

    Out in Education is an organisation founded by Nottingham student Lucy Wake which aims to tackle homophobia in schools. Impact spoke to Bryony Harper, head of the UoN branch, about the work they have done so far. Tell us about Out in Education and the work that you do. Out...