Karen Pollock explores what LGBTQ+ representation meansRead more "Reflections on representation"
Due to the content of this post, the writer has request anonymity to be able to safely reveal the struggle of working for an organisation that aids transphobia.Read more "When employers are transphobic: the enemy within"
Guest writer Sam Hope reflects on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi’s recent pronouncement on trans women and challenges the notion of ‘real women’.Read more "Et tu, Chimamanda?"
After a weekend when yet again the validity of trans identities has been called into question Karen Pollock explores the ideas of realness and authenticityRead more "The reality of women"
Annette Pryce serves up an introspective on the latest outing of the Fifty Shades trilogy.Read more "Fifty Lesbian Shades of Grey"
Guest writer Caitlin Logan shares her thoughts and feelings on AfterEllen’s worrying proximity to anti-trans politics.Read more "From a lesbian-loving lesbian to AfterEllen: Please don’t break my heart"
Following Annette Pryce’s article on Julie Bindel’s controversial LGBT History Month appearance, guest writer Sam Hope gives a trans perspective on the matter.Read more "Julie Bindel’s transphobia is a constant source of trauma"
In this guest post Gareth Davies explores what the gay anthem “Glad to be Gay” meant to him growing up, and trying to work out what labels did, or did not apply to him.Read more "The perils of being a pop star"
In this anonymous post the writer explores how a song heard on the radio can be life changing when you are young and queer.Read more "Ever fallen in love with someone"
In this personal essay, Michael Paramo reflects on his experience as a homoromantic asexual in southern California and examines how this identity has played an integral role in shaping his life.Read more "Life as a homoromantic asexual"