Author: Heather Fallon

Exhibitchin’ – A night of great music and an even greater cause

On Wednesday the 29th of November, University of Liverpool’s own Feminist Society will be taking over 24 Kitchen street to host Exhibitchin’  – a club night to raise money for the charity RASA (Rape And Sexual Abuse centre) in Merseyside. ‘RASA is here for anyone who has been sexually abused or raped, or who has been affected by sexual violence at any time in their lives. We have particular experience in working with adults who have been sexually abused as children. We offer emotional support, counselling, advocacy and other services to help survivors in ways that work for them. We will also...

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Protest Against Gay Conversion therapy happening tonight

Tonight (September 27th), at 19:00pm, Amnesty International are staging a protest at the Mountain of Fire and Miracles, Breck Road, Anfield. Amnesty International, known for running campaigns tackling ‘human rights violations’, will be protesting at the church for claiming to cure ‘homosexuality”, by fasting for up to three days and not drinking water for a day. The subject of gay conversion therapy is a controversial issue and one that is troubling to many, The Liverpool Echo investigated the Mountain of Fire and Miracles church earlier this year, for more information on this article...

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Bongo’s Bingo Welcome Week Special!

Bongo’s Bingo is bingo but better. With big cash prizes, impromptu raves, dance offs and sometimes dildos, Bongo’s Bingo is a student experience that has to be done. Unfortunately for most, tickets for Bongo’s Bingo at its usual venue (The Camp and Furnace) are almost completely sold out until Christmas due to its extreme popularity. But fear not, as it has been announced that on the 24th of September, at Mountford Hall, Bongo’s Bingo will be doing a welcome week special! Tickets cost £10 and will be sure to sell out as quickly as ever, so be sure to grab your friends...

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Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 3 Review/Recap

Warning, Spoilers ahead… Game of Thrones is always able to build certain expectations and subvert them, and that was well and truly achieved in this episode. Long awaited reunions and meetings were done in unexpected and surprising ways, and whilst this episode didn’t pack the punch it could have, it was certainly an iconic episode in terms of reunions and revelations. The episode kicks straight in with one of the most anticipated moments in GoT history, the subject of so many fan fictions and theories – Jon and Daenerys finally meeting. I think many would have expected these characters...

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Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 2 Review/Recap

Warning, spoilers ahead.  In contrast to the first episode, the second instalment of season 7 began slowly, and built up to a dramatic climax. The episode ended with bloodshed and drama, but whilst some interactions may have seemed slightly bizarre or even pointless, they certainly set in motion important moments for later in the season. The episode ‘Stormborn’ begins with a call back in Westerosi history, to a storm at Dragonstone reminiscent of Daenerys’ birth (hence one of her many titles: ‘Daenerys Stormborn’). Fans who are committed enough to know the trivia of Roberts rebellion (events which are discussed...

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