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BOOK REVIEW: Straight Expectations by Peggy Cryden

An excellent book and most useful to any parent/s experiencing gender diversity matters with their children or who yearn to learn from lived and loving experience in how to...
Posted On 12 Sep 2017
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REVIEW: The Wedding Singer @Theatre Royal

Based on the 1998 box office breaking movie, starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, The Wedding Singer's original musical score written by Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin...
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BOOK REVIEW: The Merry Millionaire Duology by John Wells

This is a story of privilege and indulgence, of luxury and secrets of seeming to be one thing, but being another and it’s also a story of white privilege in last days of...
Posted On 30 Aug 2017
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BOOK REVIEW: Timber by Dale Lazarov & Player

In 'Timber', a hunky third-wheel bachelor goes on a quiet hike in his solitude after his paired up friends disturb his sleep by having endless early morning sex in the...
Posted On 30 Aug 2017
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BOOK REVIEW: No Fear No Shame by Alice Denny

This new collection of poems from Alice Denny, like herself, is slim but packs a punch. There is an essential contradiction in all Denny’s poems; like all poets she’s both...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017
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BOOK REVIEW: Black Wave: Michelle Tea

Teas' prose is wonderful, Queer, lusciously Lesbo, darkly Dykey and frothy, filthy and fun. It's a seriously gripping and evocative tale of Queer women love in all the messy...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017
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BOOK REVIEW: Bitch Doctrine – Essays for Dissenting Adults: Laurie Penny

Noted British feminist writer tackles gender, sexism, identity, and power issues in a world being laid waste by “kamikaze capitalism.” From her opening premise that ‘toxic...
Posted On 23 Aug 2017
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REVIEW: MAMMA MIA! @Brighton Centre

MAMA MIA! is a perfectly constructed musical, with great music written by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, and a clever storyline constructed around the songs of ABBA by...
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REVIEW: La Cage Aux Folles @Theatre Royal

When La Cage Aux Folles opened in 1983 it was very much a 'piece of its time' scripted by Harvey Fierstein with music by Jerry Herman and introducing the world to the fabulous...
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REVIEW: ‘Love Actually’ – Actually Gay Men’s Chorus

Love Actually - the contribution by Actually Gay Men's Chorus to this years Brighton Pride celebrations was the perfect way to mark the 50th Anniversary of the partial repeal...
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BOOK REVIEW: Queer City: Peter Ackroyd

Ackroyd connects us modern day queers up with our Celtic and Roman forbearers and all the benders, faggots, dykes,  trannies, queers, inverts, perverts, queens, Ganymede’s,...
Posted On 01 Aug 2017
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REVIEW: Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus – Showtime @St Georges Church

It is difficult to find new things to say about the Brighton Gay Men's Chorus that I have not written before, except that at their Pride Concert (July 29) at St Georges...
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BOOK REVIEW: Ocean Vuong: Night sky with exit wounds

This book is a magical journey into the imagination and talents of Vuong’s mind and worth pursing for anybody interesting in poems which can change, more spells than...
Posted On 27 Jul 2017
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REVIEW: Jane Eyre @Theatre Royal

The plot roars, of unjust life and hope, of love and wonder, of duty and cruelly, of lost folk and lack of opportunities and of the voices of clear minds that yearn and ache...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017
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