Author: Hannah Parker

Newcastle feminist group express importance of young girls reading after Book Fairies success on International Women’s Day

Newcastle feminist group express importance of young girls reading after Book Fairies success on International Women’s Day

A Newcastle based feminist group is urging young women to read more books after the success of the Book Fairies on International Women’s day. Sisters Uncut Newcastle, a feminist group based in the North East explained why literature is important for young women: A spokesperson for the group said: “When […]

Le Fou is set to become Disney's first gay character. Image Credit: twitter @Comicbooknow

Sunderland LGBTQ+ activist says Disney’s Beauty and the Beast ban due to gay character is “beyond pathetic”

A Sunderland activist fighting for equal rights for gender identities and sexual orientations says it is “beyond pathetic” that countries are considering banning Disney’s new Beauty and the Beast film because of a homosexual character. The live-action Disney movie is set to be released in the UK on 17th March. […]

Sunderland athletes join Rio Olympic parade

Sunderland athletes join Rio Olympic parade

(Photo credit: Independent) Some of the North East’s finest Olympians and Paralympians took part in a bus parade in Manchester today to celebrate their record-breaking performances in Rio. Olympic star Aly Dixon has hailed the celebration parade for giving athletes the chance to thank the British public for their support in […]