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Louis Shankar

Louis is a writer and researcher focussing on queer life and culture. They are based in East London and have recently started a PhD at UCL.

By Louis Shankar

May 24, 2022

From ‘Fire Island’ to ‘Bros’, is 2022 the new era for authentic LGBTQ+ storytelling?

By Louis Shankar

May 2, 2022

From Piers Morgan to Jeremy Kyle, why TalkTV’s line-up won’t save it from a ratings flop

By Louis Shankar

March 22, 2022

Inside ‘Fashioning Masculinities’, the V&A exhibition deconstructing society’s approach to menswear

By Louis Shankar

February 22, 2022

From promoting anti-trans ideologies to severing ties with LGBT+ groups, is the EHRC still fit for its role?

By Louis Shankar

January 25, 2022

How two cats, Jean and Jorts, are using their viral success as a weapon for good

By Louis Shankar

December 28, 2021

How have LGBTQ+ rights progressed around the world in 2021?

By Louis Shankar

November 23, 2021

Debunking the ‘wokeism’ debates behind the inclusion of gender neutral pronouns in dictionaries

By Louis Shankar

October 26, 2021

Women are boycotting clubs after shocking injection spiking cases. What is true and what isn’t?

By Louis Shankar

September 28, 2021

How GB News’ ‘free speech’ propaganda sent it into a free fall

By Louis Shankar

August 25, 2021

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK’s first-ever cis woman competitor is not the problem, your misogyny is

By Louis Shankar

July 27, 2021

From stopping protests to their war on art, here’s how the Tories are censoring you

By Louis Shankar

June 23, 2021

The latest TERF controversy is the perfect example of how cancel culture can backfire

By Louis Shankar

May 25, 2021

Banning cops from New York City Pride is not a misstep, it’s a necessity

By Louis Shankar

April 27, 2021

Colin the OG caterpillar cake hits back at copycats: which side will you pick?

By Louis Shankar

March 23, 2021

What’s going on with Pride in London and alternative organisations you should support instead

By Louis Shankar

February 23, 2021

So you liked ‘It’s A Sin’? Here’s a list of must-watch movies and shows on HIV/AIDS


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