On the back of the announcement of the hung parliament Dónal Murray-Ferris profiles just who exactly the DUP are, and why this doesn’t promise a good future for the LGBTQ+ communityRead more "Who are the DUP and why should we worry?"
To kick of our Gender Month, Karen Pollock expresses her disappointment with celebrities who want to police who is “trans enough”.Read more "The UK does not need a cut price Caitlyn Jenner"
Karen Pollock looks at how the lack of regulation of counselling and psychotherapy leaves LGBTQ+ people unprotected from the harms of conversion therapyRead more "Government ignorance fails LGBTQ+ people"
After two years of waiting, trans people have finally been added to the Memorandum of Understanding on conversion therapy, an issue which Karen Pollock has been following.Read more "The slow sands of time; UK trans population finally protected from conversion therapy"
After Boy George’s biphobic twitter comments, Karen Pollock argues that it is time for the LGBTQ+ community to stop defending people based on who they might have been in their personal coming out storyRead more "We need Boy George like a fish needs a bicycle"
Karen Pollock explores how in asking a transphobic academic to comment on support for gender non-conforming children, ‘Metro’ highlights the rotten core of our current media.Read more "Opinion is not expertise: Post-truth media commentary on LGBTQ+ issues"
Back in October I reviewed LGBT drama Feral for TQ and did an interview with director Morgan Jon Fox in which he hinted upon a second season for ‘Feral‘. It has been officially announced that the second season IS going ahead. For those not in the know Feral follows the lives of a group of 20 somethings and the […]Read more "Gay service Dekkoo’s original series “FERAL” gets a green light for Season 2"
The digital economies billstells people with “non conventional” sexual desires that they are lesser, Karen Pollock explores why this is an unacceptable step backwards in the treatment of LGBTQ peopleRead more "Pornography is not the demon you are looking for"
Karen Pollock responds to the Daily Mail attack on the charity MermaidsRead more "Mermaids and the Daily Mail"
Yesterday the British LGBT awards claimed to be bi inclusive by promoting its largely unknown Lesbian and Bi women group. Karen Pollock explores the reasons why they have fallen short of the mark.Read more "Can someone tell the British LGBT awards that bi women are not part time lesbians"