Author: Nikki Halliwell

Upstairs Lounge newspaper
True Crime
Nikki Halliwell

The 1973 Upstairs Lounge Fire

Like most of us, Francis Dufrene lived for Saturday and Sunday nights. He was tall and lean with a pile of blond hair; the 21-year-old

Jesse Dirkhising
True Crime
Nikki Halliwell

The Murder of Jesse Dirkhising

Jesse Dirkhising, also known as Jesse Yates, was the son of Tina and Miles Yates Jr. from the small town of Prairie Grove, Arkansas, USA

matthew shepard
True Crime
Nikki Halliwell

Matthew Shepard Murder

What happened to Matthew Shepard at the hands of a group of homophobes has become one of the most well-known murders in American history.  This

Pride flags for the NHS
Lifestyle
Nikki Halliwell

NHS and the Pride Flag

I want to start this off by saying that this post is in no-way aimed at the NHS. As someone who has benefitted from the

image and self-identity
Gender
Nikki Halliwell

Image and Self-Identity

This morning I watched the latest episode of Ru Paul’s Celebrity Drag Race and saw Hayley Kiyoko struggling with her image. She was struggling with

Timeline of LGBTQ History
History
Nikki Halliwell

Timeline of LGBTQ+ History

It’s important to know and remember the events and people that helped shape the history of the LGBTQ+ community and paved the way for others.

section 28
History
Nikki Halliwell

Why was Section 28 so Damaging?

For many younger people, the first time they heard anything about Section 28 was when Divina De Campo talked about it on the first season

pride LGBT flag
History
Nikki Halliwell

Meaning behind the LGBT flag

We’ve all seen the rainbow flag by now, but it’s a lot more than just a rainbow. Did you know that each of the colours