Amid signs of an emboldened far right on both sides of the Atlantic, Sam Hope explores how a distorted version of “free speech” has become toxic.Read more "When free speech costs"
How do we bridge the chasm between those who want a visible police presence at Pride events and those who do not? Sam Hope proposes that those with power need to listen harder.Read more "The hidden wellbeing issues underlying the Pride and policing debate"
Steph Farnsworth argues that if we’re serious about mental health, we need to prioritise those most marginalised.Read more "Give us your funding"
As part of our January book month Karen Pollock looks at the history of banning controversial books, in order to “protect” children.Read more "Banned books and ships that still sail"
Guest writer Holly Mathies muses post-Orlando on #loveislove, mental health and being a bisexual woman married to a man.Read more "I can’t sleep; I’m bisexual"
Karen Pollock discusses how for many survivors of child abuse, the fact they are LGBTQ+ impacts on how they are treated, and their ability to heal.Read more "Look away now"
How should a parent respond to an LGBTQ+ child? Karen Pollock explores the issues of parenting, coming out and when non acceptance is abusiveRead more "It’s not about you"
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.Read more "An open letter to the BACP"
Stephanie Farnsworth examines the stigma faced by those who are bisexual and have mental health issues.Read more "Bisexuality and mental health: the double edged sword of stigma"
South London-based mental health in arts charity, CoolTan Arts, are staging two exciting events to mark LGBT History Month. Find out more here.Read more "Mental health charity CoolTan Arts plans events to mark LGBT History Month"