Trans writer, campaigner, and mental health worker Sam Hope explores why there will always be trans people in the military, and why Trump’s tweets banning trans soldiers could signal a risk to everyone’s health.Read more "Trump is attacking trans people and healthcare with one stone"
Annette Pryce analyses the progress of the trade union movement in light of some negative reactions to the reform of the Gender Recognition Act.Read more "Trade unions: Is solidarity really forever?"
Writer and activist Sam Hope discusses why Barrowman’s ‘transgender tardis’ comment was certain to bait the trans community.Read more "Yes, John Barrowman, we know you’re trying to provoke us"
Bisexuals still struggle to find acceptance within LGBTQ+ circles. The all pervasiveness of social media only seems to deepen the divide. Andrew Macdougall explores why.Read more "Time for full bisexual acceptance into the LGBTQ+ community"
Transport for London’s decision to introduce more inclusive language has provoked outrage – and not just from those you might expect. Lee Williscroft-Ferris takes issue with selfish cis gay men.Read more "Selfish cis gay men: The stubborn stain on our community"
Louise McCudden unpacks the internalised queerphobia and misogyny underneath the dating experiences of queer people, especially those of us who are not cis men.Read more "Why do we find it so hard to ‘play the dating game’?"
Michael Paramo interviews poet and singer Izikiel, discussing the impending release of their debut single, the importance of self-love, and their journey to this moment. As a queer person, self-love is important. In a world that seeks to destroy queerness, art created by queer people exists as a method of empowerment and strength regarding loving […]Read more "‘Queerness to me is freedom’: TQ meets Izikiel"
Whilst welcoming the agreement cis LGB people should be protected from the harms of conversion therapy, Karen Pollock questions why the Church of England does not extend the same protections to trans peopleRead more "The General Synod and a curate’s egg of protection for LGBTQ+ people"
Annette Pryce adds a personal dimension to the ongoing butch/femme dynamic in the lesbian scene.Read more "Beauty and the butch – ‘dreamy’ lesbians and why we can’t live without them."
The theme for July is ‘Masculinity’, introduced by our curator Karen PollockRead more "The measure of a man"