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Past articles by Ella:

In Rural Britain, Pride Events Are Being Forced To Fold

"LGBT+ people exist everywhere, so shouldn’t Pride events do the same?” → Read More

Inside Queer Britain, The UK's First National LGBTQ+ Museum

"There is stuff that needs to be celebrated, rather than just always starting with the sad ending." → Read More

'It Set Me Free': How It Feels To Come Out As LGBTQ+ Later In Life

People who came our in their 40s, 50s and 60s share their stories. → Read More

Congratulations to Layla Moran for falling in love – and making pansexuality mainstream

It’s hard to feel upbeat about British politics right now. As a nation we’re completely divided, with families having spent the festive season bickering over Brexit and climate change between mouthfuls of turkey or vegan nut roast. It’s nice, then, to start the with a rare bit of joy: a proud coming out story. → Read More

Women’s World Cup: Our enthusiasm for women's football needn't end now. Here's how to keep the momentum going

As the reigning champions USA take on the Netherlands in the Women’s World Cup final today in the sticky 30-degree heat at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais, every player should know this: result aside, they’ve helped change the course of the women’s game forever. → Read More

The Women's World Cup can be a huge moment for equality in football – but not without your support

I can’t remember when I started playing football – one of my first school reports notes that, by aged four, l already enjoyed kicking a ball around at break times. There were no girls’ teams in my local area, so I played in the boys’ squad at primary school until an all-female club was set up near me when I was about 11. → Read More

It's time to celebrate lesbian diversity, not give in to transphobia or let the patriarchy silence us

It was just past midnight in early 2011 when, aged 17, I was sat at the kitchen table at home in a village in Cumbria, north-west England, frantically searching for my sexuality online. I was Googling things like “lesbian help” and “coming out” when I discovered Stonewall, an LGBT+ charity. I’d known I am a lesbian since about 14. Three years later, having been brought up in a → Read More


The best female-fronted punk bands

The punk rock movement began in the mid-1970s, with bands like Ramones and Sex Pistols lording over an era of youthful rebellion – littered with leather jackets, S&M pants, and raucous anti-authoritarianism. But, often overlooked, are the huge contributions women made to this musical genre. Female-led bands like the Patti Smith Group and Blondie gained … → Read More


Chaka Khan interview: soul diva reveals new single title and says 'it's not over for me yet'

Fresh from performing an early evening slot at Bestival’s main stage, Chaka Khan is relaxing with a cigarette outside her dressing room. The soul singer just delivered a feel-good performance, smashing out old hits like ‘I’m Every Woman’ and ‘Ain’t Nobody,’ alongside her new single ‘Like Sugar’ – her first new music in more than … → Read More


Bestival day three: Grace Jones, Shame, London Grammar, and Stefflon Don cancels

All the action from day three of Bestival, including a hula hooping Grace Jones, Shame, London Grammar, and Stefflon Don pulling out. → Read More


Bestival day two: Silk City, Mura Masa, The Big Moon, and Idles

Silk City – AKA Diplo and Mark Ronson – headline Bestival's Friday night with their second ever show. → Read More


Bestival day one: Kelela, Jorja Smith, and Rob da Bank tells us what's new for 2018

Bestival kicked off on Thursday night – the festival’s second year on its new site on the Lulworth Estate in Dorset. → Read More


Florence Welch's guide to South London – the real-life places referenced in her new album

Alongside candid lines about drink, drugs and family problems, Florence + The Machine’s fourth album ‘High As Hope’ is also a lyrical love-letter devoted to the singer’s south London roots. Born and raised in Camberwell, Florence Welch went to Alleyn’s School in Dulwich and briefly studied at the Camberwell College of Arts, before dropping out … → Read More


How Love Island became problematic

Oh, another summer, another Love Island. This year’s show has proved hugely popular, with the first episode becoming ITV2’s most watch programme ever, drawing in an audience of 3.37 million at its peak. The 2018 edition has, in many ways, delivered as expected. There’s been flirting, shagging (Wes’s “Do Bits Society” has a number of active … → Read More


Interview: Derby's The Struts are Dave Grohl's favourite support band, so why are they ignored in the UK?

Who the hell are The Struts? The English glam rock band who've broken America, but slipped under the radar in the UK. → Read More


The reboot of ‘The Crow’ is on the rocks again

Plans to revive cult-classic The Crow appear to have been shelved for now, after director Corin Hardy and lead actor Jason Momoa reportedly quit the film. → Read More

Grimshaw appoints first female managing partner

Architect Kirsten Lees has been appointed as the first female managing partner at Grimshaw’s London office → Read More


Everything you need to know about Queer Eye season 2

Is Queer Eye getting a second season on Netflix? Here's what we know so far about a second season of the reality hit → Read More


Captain Marvel: release date, trailer, cast and the latest news

When's Captain Marvel out? Is there a trailer? Here's all you need to know about Marvel Studios' first female-led film. → Read More


Captain Marvel: release date, trailer, cast and the latest news

When's Captain Marvel out? Is there a trailer? Here's all you need to know about Marvel Studios' first female-led film. → Read More