• “Helps To Undo Years And Years Of Heteronormative Stereotypes” – TV Review: Heartstopper

    Heartstopper is a brand new 8-episode show streaming on Netflix, following the successful graphic novels of the same name by Alice Oseman. I am thrilled to be reviewing it for Impact -it is a story that has meant so much to me for so long....
  • Spotlight On…Betty White

    Betty White, in her long and illustrious life, was many things - she was a young actress, the ‘First Lady of Game Shows’, a Golden Girl, and an iconic LGBTQ+ ally. She inspired millions, fought discrimination, had a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and became the fourth...
  • Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month: What’s On Campus?

    February is LGBT+ History Month, and the University of Nottingham has a host of events throughout the oncoming weeks in order to celebrate and bring awareness, organised by a “programme board of staff and student volunteers”. Explaining the on-going events is Campus News Editor India....
  • Sex On Film: Necessary Or Superfluous?

    Tim Ovenden Whether you’re singular or a mingler this Valentine’s Day, Tim Ovenden propounds you read on. A question will be asked: sex scenes – yay or no way? One thing’s clear, this could get racy. Picture the scene. You’re sat around the box with the fam tucking into...
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show: A Look Back At The Cult Classic

    Amy Child The Rocky Horror Picture Show has been hailed as one of the greatest cult classics of all time. Following the recent passing of Meat Loaf (who played the role of Eddie), now seems the perfect time to pay tribute to this iconic comedy horror musical. Join me...
  • ‘It’s Rude Not To Stare’: Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

    Lauren Bryant Just a few weeks after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, with the buzz of the Games still very much alive, the Paralympics are officially underway. Over 12 days, around 4,400 athletes will compete across 22 sports, with more than 530 medals up for grabs. The excitement is, however,...
  • The Paradoxical Progressiveness Of The New ‘Gossip Girl’ Reboot

    It should have been no surprise to anyone that the new 'Gossip Girl' reboot would have a focus on updating its social politics. Its predecessor debuted in 2007 to a very different social and political culture. However, is the show's 'woke' rebranding well-intentioned and something we want to see...