Lady Gaga has never been backwards in coming forwards when it comes to treating her personal life with absolute candour. Over the years she has been in the public eye, she has been forthright about her struggles with eating disorders, mounted a crusade against bullying and given every fragment of her being in support of the LGBTQ community.
I'm Editor & Founder of After Nyne Magazine, one of the UK's most-respected independent arts publications. I'm passionate about the promotion of rising creatives across the arts spectrum and regularly uses After Nyne Magazine to shine a light on these artists in After Nyne Magazine alongside established names. I'm a Huff Post blogger on the arts and social issues, and write a monthly column for the Oxfordshire-based Faringdon Advertiser. I've curated exhibitions in London and the South-East. 'The Dying Day' and 'Chaos Theory' are published by Tempest Press on Oct 30th 2017
This is not going to happen overnight. Like Lord Evans said, the UK needs to "persevere", but if the Government wants to diffuse the threat of extremism then they must look first to supporting anti-ideological educational initiatives within Muslim communities.
20/08/2017 20:57 BST
The creation of an art prize is an honourable aim, born of a desire to give back to a community fuelled by the need to create. Through the act of creation, artists are leaving a tangible footprint on ground that looks, feels and even tastes and smells all the better for it.
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Is it possible to write anything on Brexit that hasn't already been said?
15/05/2017 12:06 BST
Apparently, overfeeding and lack of exercise is leading to an obesity crisis among our furry friends with Green Pantry founder and dog nutrition expert Simon Booth saying that if pet owners don't change their ways then the UK will soon be a "'fat dog' country where a very significant proportion of dogs will be too unfit to run and play".
05/05/2017 11:37 BST
It's widely acknowledged by all who think rationally that we are living in worrying times. I myself have taken to adopting a 'fight or flight' response to watching the news. Should I pull a 'three wise monkeys' and make out like everything is okay? Or do I sink into the breach and confront things head on?
24/04/2017 13:22 BST
A new report has highlighted the threat to London's creative communities from the spread of urban regeneration.
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Britain's nation of hoarders are being encouraged to sell, swap, upcycle, recycle or donate their unwanted items with the arrival of national Clear Your Clutter Day on Saturday, March 11th.
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With the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump mere days away, I believe it's safe to say that the world is in a state of flux. This may be putting it lightly.
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Politicians who become PM by accident or circumstance rather than through being opposition leader or winning an election (James Callaghan, John Major, Gordon Brown) often end up disappointing the nation. Behind the surface confidence and episodic displays of clarity of purpose, the signs are mounting that Theresa May could be the next addition to that list.
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Here was an artist completely at home surrounded by talented female musicians. It was never in a lecherous way. For a man of such overt sexuality his relationship with his female band members was that of a mentor so secure in himself that he was able to let the ladies shine.
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Valerie Smith's 'On the Edge of Insanity' is a harrowing new memoir, which charts one woman's journey from abuse victim to abuse survivor. The book brings to light an unbelievable but all too common statistic - that 70% of parents who were sexually abused as children go on to abuse their own child.
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It was a pleasure, and a privilege, for me to be able to meet with DDnard for an exclusive interview, to talk about her journey, and how she hopes to help others who face similar, seemingly hopeless, circumstances.
01/05/2014 13:16 BST
Texas-born singer/songwriter Marcella is set to take the world by storm with her infectious tunes and beguiling voice.
28/04/2014 14:29 BST
Bringing the World's Hopes Together, and Making Them Reality - Meeting Crowdwish Founder Bill Griffin
I know this sounds completely ridiculous, but I wanted to create a site where people could come and ask for literally anything and get a meaningful and freshly generated response. That was the brief and it took me a while to figure on how it was going to work, a bit longer to design, then about six months to build.
23/04/2014 14:13 BST
Known for his way with hard lyrics and intricate rhymes, Ghetts has garnered attention from MOBO, Radio 1 and Kiss FM and has toured internationally with a variety of well known acts.
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