• Nottinghamshire Pride 2020 To Be Held Online

    Organisers of this year’s Nottinghamshire Pride have revealed that this year’s festivities will be held entirely online, with all scheduled events being conducted virtually....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ariana Grande and Manchester Pride Live 2019: the Right Person to Headline?

    I remember reading the news the night of the terrorist attack on Manchester Arena. I stayed up into the early hours until it was clear that this was a directed act of terror on my hometown in which twenty-two people lost their lives. This isn’t an article about the...
  • The Sexual Offences Act: 50 Years On

    It can be hard to believe that it was only 50 years ago that homosexual acts were decriminalised in England and Wales: this July marked the anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act. On this anniversary, Impact looks back at the lives of four men who altered the way gay...
  • 2014 – A Year In Review

    Ambition. The driving force of all the arts, ambition was as much the subject of 2014’s cinematic output as it was the modus operandi. From the pseudo-philosophical posturing of Interstellar to the Achilles heel of tragic protagonists (Inside Llewyn Davis, Starry Eyes), ambition has proved a millstone just as...
  • Review – Pride

    Much like The Full Monty or Billy Elliot, the tone and depth of Pride is simplistic in its historical analysis and triumphalist in its conclusions, but it is a well-crafted, beautifully acted, infectiously heartwarming tale, and it works a treat. It’s 1984 and the Miner’s Strike is in full...