Tag - LGBT+

Film & TV

Preview: Iris Prize 2016

This year, the Iris Prize celebrates their 10th anniversary and the milestone of becoming a BAFTA recognised A list festival. The international LGBTQ+ film...


Do We Need Pride? LGBT+

Do we need Pride? Is it a Party or a Protest?
February is a busy month for most students. Exams are over, and lectures take over our lives once again...


Your Stories: LGBT+

We’ve watched as celebrities have taken the plunge, willingly or not, and have come out to millions of people. Ellen Page, Raven Symone, Caitlyn Jenner, Sam...


History In The Making

In celebration of LGBT+ History Month, Quench Music take you through some of the community’s most influential musical figureheads

In the...

Film & TV

Review: Pride

A lot of people will be pleasantly surprised by the film ‘Pride’. If you’re looking for a pick up from your end-of-summer-gloom then Pride will certainly...


Well I would give blood, if I could

A brief analysis at the rules and regulations of the life saving process of giving blood.
Currently UK guidelines prohibit the donation of blood from men who...

LGBT+ Uncategorised

The Story of Our Allies

An anonymous trans* student talks about his experiences with allies.
Transitioning to male within an all-female environment made the last few years of school...


50 shades of gender

Quench’s LGBT+ editor Emrhys Pickup discusses Facebook’s recent addition of over 50 gender identities and a new pronoun option to user’s basic...


LGBT+ Progress

Quench are going to be looking at some of the life-changing progress that has been made in the different areas of LGBT+ throughout history. From the new...


Speaking Trans*

With the advent of social media, everybody can simultaneously produce and consume media. Lubna Anani looks at how this has helped trans* people represent...


Stephen Fry: Out There

Sophie Lodge reviews Stephen Fry’s documentary on the status of LGBT+ people around the world, while also reflecting on their lives here in the...


Waterloo Road

Jack Oakley talks about the trans* character in Waterloo Road and where the BBC went horribly wrong with it
I am going to admit to one of my guilty pleasures...


So when?

An anonymous student shares his feelings of being trans* through this heartfelt poem
So when will I be old enough?
For tomorrow, if by the end of my life I am...