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"
Stephanie Farnsworth goes through different steps which can help people coming to terms with their sexuality and/or gender.Read more "Things to keep in mind if you’re questioning your sexuality and/or gender"
Christmas can be a difficult time for many LGBTQ+ people who are estranged from their families. Karen Pollock explores the myths and pressures of the perfect family ChristmasRead more "So, this is Christmas?"
One of the biggest issues facing the bisexual community is poverty, but why are LGBTQ+ groups so reluctant to acknowledge this? Stephanie Farnsworth argues that we cannot continue to exclude issues of class and poverty from our activism.Read more "The loneliness of being bisexual and in poverty"