• LGBTQ+ Style Icons Through the Decades.

    Eliz Hussein The LGBTQ+ community has never shied away from unapologetic self-expression, and this is at the forefront of the fashion worn by icons within the community. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and visit some iconic looks from some iconic idols over the past few decades …...
  • Poetry Review: A Visitor Who Belongs Here

    Gemma Cockrell reviews the moving and captivating poetry of Impact's very own Luwa Adebanjo, upon the release of her debut poetry anthology 'A Visitor Who Belongs Here'....
  • A statue of Alan Turing made from many layers of slate on show at Bletchley Park

    Alan Turing: Profile of a Genius Codebreaker

    Christina Giallombardo Alan Mathison Turing’s life was one filled with genius, innovation and secrets, all of which culminated in an untimely and tragic death. Turing was a mathematician, seen as the founding father of computers with his invention of ‘Turing Machines’. He was also gay at a time when...
  • LGBTQ+ History Month – A Spotlight On Ultimate: Part 2

    Maya Israel In the second of a two-part series, Maya looks at the features of Ultimate that make it a uniquely welcoming game, and continues her conversation with Ultimate athlete Cassie, to gain greater understanding on how the sport supports the LGBTQ+ community and whether it does enough. A...
  • 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...
  • 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...