In light of the report into the demise of Broken Rainbow, an LGBTQ+ domestic violence charity Karen Pollock explores what is needed to support LGBTQ+ survivors.Read more "LGBTQ+ domestic abuse needs more than rainbows and hand-wringing"
The Queerness responds to Donald Trump’s election win and Brexit, and discuss what it means for LGBTQ+ rights and where we go from here.Read more "The Queerness responds to the US elections"
In this multi-part series, Michael Paramo explores some of the intersections between queer people of color and the criminal justice system. Part one focuses on the classification and incarceration of queer people of color.Read more "Queer people of color & criminal (in)justice, Part 1: classification and incarceration"
Pride in London’s decision to allow the RAF to stage a fly-past at this year’s event has caused consternation in some quarters. Lee Williscroft-Ferris gives his view on the need for less drama and more insight.Read more "Pride in London’s RAF fly-past is excessive and short-sighted"
Diversity: a word so often banded about in LGBTQ+ circles. But what does it mean in reality for less ‘visible’ members of our community? Juno Roche discusses.Read more "Diversity schmiversity!"
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.Read more "Last orders at the Eurovision party?"
For many LGBTQ+ people life outside the cities is anything but a rural idyll.Read more "An everyday story of queer country folk"
As part of our Queeroes series to mark LGBT History Month, Lee Williscroft-Ferris explains why the members of Lesbians & Gays Support The Miners are an personal inspiration to him.Read more "Queeroes: Lesbians and Gays Support The Miners"
A pioneering project seeks to bring LGBTQ+ heritage in England to light in a way never seen before – Jonathan Boniface takes a look at ‘Pride of Place’ in the run-up to the project’s upcoming digital seminar.Read more "Pride of Place: England’s LGBTQ Heritage"
In a guest article for The Queerness, Steve Topple gives a deeply personal account of coming out as bi and looks at the issues of bisexuality and class within the LGBTQ+ community.Read more "Bisexuality, the LGBTQ+ community and class: we need a resolution"