• The Curtain Call (Season 1) – ‘Misorientation’

    Daisy Forster Daisy meets with Skylar Turnbull Hurd, Alice Walker and Tara Philips to discuss the penultimate production in the Nottingham New Theatre’s online season, ‘Misorientation’. ‘Misorientation’ will be broadcast on the Nottingham New Theatre’s YouTube channel on Wednesday 2nd September 2020 at 7pm. Daisy Forster  Featured image courtesy...
  • Stop Caring More About Property Damage Than the Lives Of Black People – Pride Began With Rioting Too

    In celebration of pride month, I’m going to take you back to the 1960s, where homosexual relations were illegal and the riots that initiated Pride began. Picture this; it’s the year 1969 in New York City, you’ve recently discovered your sexuality, and wish to express it freely. However, its...
  • Opening of Rainbow Crossing on Campus

    As a rainbow flag flew gently above the Trent Building, at the feet of the main entrance to the Portland building lay another rainbow. Decorated across the road in bright and cheerful paint was the new University of Nottingham rainbow crossing. “A generous crowd accumulated as LGBT+ officer Sam...
  • Anti-LGBT School Protests Banned

    On Tuesday the High Court in Birmingham ruled a ban on the anti-LGBT lesson protests occurring outside of Anderton Park Primary School. Since May, protestors have been chanting outside of the school gates causing disruption to the students and staff. Headteacher Sarah Hewitt-Clarkson described the demonstrations as “toxic and...
  • Amplify Festival: Andromeda Playwright Interview

    Ahead of the Amplify festival at Nottingham Playhouse, Nina chatted to playwright Hannah Greenstreet on her queer adaptation of Andromeda with director Charlotte Vickers. ...
  • Creative Corner: ‘Pride’ Showcase

    To mark the LGBT+ pride celebrations occurring across the UK in July, this month Impact's poetry showcase explores pride with poems submitted by a range of students. Whether inspired by current affairs or personal experience, calling out homophobia or exploring queer desire, the showcase celebrates pride and highlights the...
  • Genre Fluid review

    Genre Fluid is Dan Webber’s first collection of poetry, formed after three years of touring and performing spoken word shows. Describing itself as ‘a study into labels in everyday life, in the arts and the LGBT+ community’, Genre Fluid is a humourous yet reflective and candid exploration of how...