How are LGBT+ Characters Presented in Sitcoms?

How are LGBT+ Characters Presented in Sitcoms? Across TV, especially sitcoms, there is an increasing amount of good LGBT+ representation. The first ever LGBT+ character I was aware of on TV was Friends’ Carol Willick, who we meet early on in Season 1 following her separation from Ross Gellar because she’s a lesbian. […]

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Local People to See This Festival Season

Local People to See This Festival Season Hampshire is home to a huge amount of talented artists, from the folk punk prowess of Frank Turner to Craig David, who, according to my editor, is definitely famous in Florida and “Big enough to play at the Queen’s birthday party”. If that isn’t an endorsement, I’m not […]

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People to check out at The Great Escape

People to check out at The Great Escape The Great Escape is fast approaching, taking place from May 17th-19th in Brighton’s city centre. My calendar already has four, five, and sixway clashes, and I’ve got a place to stay in that comes with its very own adorable cavapoo, so what could possibly left to do […]

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This Month in Local Live Acts: April

This Month in Local Live Acts: April As we edge towards festival season (starting just next month, can you believe it?!), gigs are abundant across Southampton. Of course, you can always go elsewhere, but why would you want to? Special mentions go to The Sex Pissed Dolls for having my favourite band name of the […]

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Fifty Shades of Abusive Relationships: Why ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ is anything but romantic

Fifty Shades of Abusive Relationships: Why ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ is anything but romantic Disclaimer: This article discusses reasons why Fifty Shades of Grey isn’t a loving and consensual relationship and refers to things that may make the reader uncomfortable as a result. I’m in no way trying to police people’s literary or film choices, […]

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The Edge’s List of 2018: Sigrid

The Edge’s List of 2018: Sigrid If you love incredible talented Scandinavian singers, then you’ll definitely love Sigrid. She’s only 21 years old, and somehow everything she’s done so far has been magical. Her debut single ‘Don’t Kill My Vibe’ premiered on Radio 1 and was simultaneously made Hottest Record in the World, and her […]

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A Letter to Carrie Fisher

A Letter to Carrie Fisher Dear Carrie Fisher, You strong, incredible woman. I only came to know you and your work a couple of years ago, and how I wish I had known it sooner to have had longer to appreciate all of the incredible things you’ve done – from Star Wars, to screenplays, to […]

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