Wanna lick some lit while in queerantine? Fringe! writers assemble

Wanna lick some lit while in queerantine? Fringe! writers assemble

by Adam Zmith 


Sometimes all the lights go out, writes Bonnie Hancell. Like many poets, she shares…

A Natter with Programmer Kai Fi'Ain About Video Nasties

Fringe! Programmer and Filmmaker Kai Fi'Ain
Fringe! Programmer and Filmmaker Kai Fi“Ain

Kai, can you tell us a bit about what's good about a queer b-movie? What can people expect that's not in a mainstream movie?

What I love about a B-movie…

Millenial Coping Strategies and Sad Girls

By Jess

In order to assess the mess that is the millennial coping strategy, we have to firstly get off that pedastal and admit that we are exactly what we are trying to hide… a fucking mess.

Amongst the mindless scrolling and trolling online,…

What's love got to do with it?

In cinema we can love, but in keeping with society’s structure, this usually comes at a cost greater than; bae’s ex turning out to be your boss at the new job you started… which is a weirdly relatable, if less weighty, scenario in the often-interconnected queer scene. Because of this are we missing out on exploring these heartfelt narratives, and not sharing with the world the full extent of how…

5 queer women i want to be when i grow up - and the lessons they teach

Listen, there aren’t a whole tonne of actual lez idols out there, so picking out the gems is usually A TASK. The Fringe! Lineup though – rife with role models, life lessons, and the kind of guidance for life that any aspiring BAMF could use. Below, sage guidance for how to live your best life, or in my case, rules for how to be a better adult in general:

1.   Audre Lorde

Listen up, gather round (Read up on our venue changes)

Hey loves! Sadly due to unforeseen problems with Stoke Newington Town Hall we have had to re-house next week's festival hub and activities to ensure our audience's full enjoyment of our events and screenings.

Our new hub venue is an old fave: our beloved Rose Lipman Building! Here's a code to the changes:

  • The programme of the Stoke Newington…

I tried to make my girl squirt for a week after watching Deep Waters (and she tried too)

Deep Waters by Alice Heit

The first time I heard the word squirting it was coming from my cishet friend's mouth, describing a porn video.

For some reason, I've been always included in 'porn talks' by groups of boys despite my consent or not, but I think this is another topic.

I never watched a ‘squirting…

Scream, Queen! 8 amazingly queer Nightmare on Elm Street: Freddy’s Revenge moments

I was a naive 8-year-old, sneakily watching taped-off-the-TV video nasties round my friend Paul’s house, in the far outskirts of London at the fag end of the 1980s. That’s when I first lost my mind to the Nightmare on Elm Street series - and its razor-fingered star, Freddy Krueger.


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