Category "LGBTQ Liberation"

Review: Yossi

Review: Yossi

Yossi is a love story about escape from loss and loneliness. The tension in this film is carried, almost exclusively, by Dr Yossi Gutmann (Ohad Knoller), a hirsute, thick-bodied man on the verge of fatness. He is 34, single, vulnerable to [...]

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Review: Pride

Review: Pride

Review of the film “Pride” (Pathe Films, UK, Cert 15) by Dave Lewis (former member of London Lesbians & Gays Support the Miners 1984/85). Image copyright Colin Clews, www.gayinthe80s.com __________________________________________________________________________________ Pride tells one of the many thousands of overlooked stories from the [...]

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Killed for being a Goth

Killed for being a Goth

“Freak” “Mosher” “Weirdo” “Slag” “Goth” “Poof” If court transcripts, internet rumours or witness statements are to be believed, the above were the last words Sophie Lancaster heard as she was stamped, kicked and beaten to death in 2007. She and her partner Robert Maltby, both twenty-one, were [...]

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