From pop culture

A Semi Reverent List of Oscar Host Suggestions

Happy Oscar Season, Gays (and pretentious straights)! With the release of the Golden Globe nominations and the general little gold man smell in the air, I’m sure we’re all counting down the minutes for us all to waste 6 hours to see Gaga’s gracious-but-disappointed-with-the-loss-face (I’m sure it’ll be stunning). But wait, what’s that I see…

Toots & Boots // Michelle Obama, Black Friday and Christmas rom-coms

Michelle Obama discusses her memoir with Oprah, Vanessa Hudgens does a Lindsey Lohan (not the messy version), and Boshemia reflects on the morality of American holidays – all in this week’s Toots & Boots. TOOTS 🎉 @Askapoc This instagram account is described as a ‘safe space for Non POC to ask questions to a community of…

Toots & Boots // Beautiful Boy, Ocasio-Cortez, and #ThisIsNotConsent

Artful cinema, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s insta, and victim-blaming in Irish court have Boshemia all talking this week. Read below for this week’s instalment of Toots & Boots. TOOTS 🎉 A Star is Born Lady Gaga is killing it in the recently released A Star is Born. This is her most extensive foray into film (although she has…

The Pleasures and Pains of the Small Screen

by Eve Jones (V). Photograph by Sven Scheurmeier. I’ve never really had on-screen romantic crushes, but I remember from a young age having this ache when watching my favourite actors on screen. Watching Rachel McAdams in The Time Traveller’s Wife, Rose Leslie as Ygritte in Game of Thrones, and most recently Kiernan Shipka, who plays…

Toots & Boots // This Week in the World

Fabulous elections, depressing budgets, generally lovely music… Boshemia are here again to take you through their pop culture peaks and troughs with Toots & Boots! TOOTS 🎉 The Rainbow Wave So much emotion followed the American Midterm elections this week, but as well as democratic gains and an amazing voter turnout, we have to give…

Toots & Boots // Last Week in the World

Here again to share what got Boshemia’s passions and frustrations flowing last week, it’s our pop culture toots and boots! TOOTS 🎉 New York Magazine‘s cover of Parkland survivor Anthony Borges New York Magazine featured survivors from school shootings from 1946 to 2018 in their latest issue. Anthony (pictured on the cover) saved the lives…

Toots & Boots // This Week in the World

Introducing: Toots & Boots! The Boshemia staff bring you their pop culture highs and lows from the past week. TOOTS 🎉 Secret Dinosaur Cult A podcast with Sofie Hagen and Jodie Mitchell talking about trauma, daddy issues and lots of fun topics through the medium of dinosaurs. What more could you want? Les Ballets Trockadero…

The Queer Community and the Female Icon

by Alex Nolan.  In queer circles we fervently idolise certain female celebrities, but why? What qualities do these women share that make them a beacon to us? Perhaps there is commonality among them, or perhaps The Gays™ just have the best taste.  I’ve selected some personal favourite icons, and tried to find the links. Lady…