On National Coming Out Day, Louise McCudden takes a critical look at “coming out” culture, and how it fuels heterosexism.Read more "National Coming Out Day: who is it really for?"
Karen Pollock explores who emotional labour is demanded of, and why this should be challenged.Read more "Are we OK? The performance of emotional labour in queer spaces"
In the last few days of pride month. Angel Rojas presents a written speech to his fellow members of the LGBTQ+ Community.Read more "A Speech to the LGBTQ+ Community"
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"