Amelia Abraham

Culture

what partying with sex workers taught me about queer visibility

In an extract from her book ‘Queer Intentions’, journalist Amelia Abraham joins the first ever sex worker float at Amsterdam Pride.
Amelia Abraham
5.31.19
News

guillermo del toro is making a horror series for netflix

'The Shape of Water' director has something “sophisticated” and “horrific” in store for you.
Amelia Abraham
5.15.18
Culture

so what does pansexual actually mean?

Janelle Monáe previously identified as bisexual. However, in "pansexual" she seems to have found a term that works much better for her.
Amelia Abraham
4.27.18
Culture

why we need to talk about mental health in the creative industries

A new exhibition hopes to open a dialogue around mental health problems suffered by those working in creative fields.
Amelia Abraham
8.10.17
Culture

the editors of cause & effect magazine discuss creating their powerful queer manifesto

A space to fight the bleak, oppressive nature of mainstream culture.
Amelia Abraham
4.19.17
Culture

whatever happened to camp – does it still exist?

Camp was the secret language of gay communities. Is it still relevant today?
Amelia Abraham
3.16.17
Music

the xx discuss mistakes, recovery, drifting apart, and coming back together

Romy, Oliver, and Jamie have spent the last four years living life, finding love, and confronting their demons, and poured it all into their brand new album, "I See You."
Amelia Abraham
3.9.17
Music

silvana imam raps about same-sex desire and does it for her teenage self

"I’m a lesbian, a feminist, and an immigrant." — Sweden’s first openly gay rapper on why society made her political.
Amelia Abraham
12.5.16
Think Pieces

sexuality in the modern world

It’s quite difficult writing about what it’s like to be an LGBT boy or girl in 2014. It’s a bit like writing about what it’s like to be a straight person in 2014. Or a human being in 2014. I’d even go as far as to say it’s harder to write about being...
Amelia Abraham
8.20.14
Think Pieces

being bisexual isn't the same as being straight or gay, so why does no one talk about how it differs?

Okay, so it’s a lot more fun to act out your sexual orientation in a club at 3am than to sit around talking about it. But if you feel passionate about your personal politics, it’s also important to have your say. And I’ll say this; why don’t we talk...
Amelia Abraham
6.27.14
Think Pieces

pack your bags - the cool kids are moving to asia

A handful of young creatives from Western cities are packing their bags and moving to the other side of the world to make their mark. Amelia Abraham asks what it’s like to live, work and play in Asia
Amelia Abraham
6.11.14
Thinkpieces

camera phones, sharing or oversharing?

We’re a culture obsessed with photographing and uploading every last moment, but an increasing amount of clubs are saying “no” to the camera phone.
Amelia Abraham
4.25.14