For this month’s theme of Book Club, Dónal Murray-Ferris reviews A Good Hiding, a story full of deep secrets and the forging of an unlikely friendship. Set in Belfast, Northern Ireland it explores hard topics including sexuality, teen pregnancy and domestic abuse set against the backdrop of a city known for it’s difficult history.
For this month’s theme of Book Club, Lois Shearing reviews second anthology The Fire Eater’s Lover, which celebrates all things related to performance. Whether its getting up on stage, dressing up for a night out, or seducing a lover, The Fire Eater’s Lover heaves with the beauty of all the rituals and tribulations of everyday life.
In January, The Queerness is opening the pages on its favourite books, with personal views, and reviews.
As part of The Queerness’ Music Month, Dónal Murray Ferris discusses his love of Steps- one of the biggest 90’s pop groups to come out of the UK and just how they influenced his current […]
As part of The Queerness’ Music Month, Marcus Stow discusses the impact and legacy of Whitney Houston, for the music world and him personally
Each month here at The Queerness, we explore a subject in more depth and invite guest posts. This November we are looking at music. For many queer people, music is an integral part of their life, their […]
This August the Queerness is looking at bodies, and the queer communities often difficult relationship with them
This July we want to start a conversation about age, ageing, youth and the generation gap