Can the LGBTQ+ pride flag ever be non-political, and should Eurovision even try to insist that it is? In her latest blog Karen Pollock discusses the issue of asking for ‘non-political flags only’ at this year’s Eurovision.
How should a parent respond to an LGBTQ+ child? Karen Pollock explores the issues of parenting, coming out and when non acceptance is abusive
A new law in Tennessee proposes to allow therapists to refuse to see LGBTQ+ clients. Karen Pollock explores how this will protect, poor, incompetent and unethical practitioners.
LGBTQ+ people have long had to fight against scientific theories which medicalise and pathologize. Karen Pollock argues it’s time to leave the bad science behind.
Recently, Levi’s launched a range of ‘gender neutral’ clothing named after the gay activist and politician, Harvey Milk. Stephanie Farnsworth and Karen Pollock discuss whether this is a step forward for mainstream recognition or shameless bandwagon-jumping.
Karen Pollock explores the idea that online identities are somehow less real, or less valid than meatspace ones
An open letter signed by over 80 therapists, LGBTQ orgs, activists and mental health professionals is calling for trans people to be protected from conversion therapy.
For many LGBTQ+ people life outside the cities is anything but a rural idyll.
As part of our Queeroes series in celebration of LGBT History Month, Karen Pollock talks to Meg-John Barker.
No platforming is a hot topic, but what do we do when someone opposing one form of hate speech themselves uses hate speech against marginalised issues? Karen Pollock explores the thorny issues of free speech and a right to be heard. Is it true your enemies enemy is not your friend?