Stephanie Farnsworth tackles the myths being pushed about aromantic identities.Read more "It’s 2017 and nobody knows what ‘aro’ means"
Can a religion that places heavy focus on balancing male and female energies and uses wombs and fertility as symbols of feminine power ever be truly inclusive and welcoming to queer and gender variant people? Lois Shearing explores what it means to be queer and Pagan.Read more "Queer and Wicca: a contradiction?"
Dónal Murray-Ferris presents his story about growing up in a country where he felt unable to truly celebrate and be proud of his sexuality. I have lived in merry old England since 2004 when I upped sticks from my quiet hometown to the bright lights of Luton town to begin my studies at University. Initially, […]Read more "Growing up gay in Northern Ireland"
As a therapist who works with survivors of childhood sexual abuse, Karen Pollock takes issue with the idea being an abuse victim gives you license to abuse others.Read more "Nero burns whilst the world plays on; Milo and child abuse apologists"
Jonathan Boniface deconstructs the notion of ‘Generation Snowflake’, exposing it as a hypocritical nonsense, mired in privilege.Read more "We’re all ‘Generation Snowflake’, but who cares anyway?"
In the latest piece on the Julie Bindel controversy, guest writer and trans woman, Debbie Hayton, explains why she believes Bindel should be given a platform.Read more "I’m a trans woman and I believe Julie Bindel should be heard"
Annette Pryce examines why Bindel speaking at an LGBT History Month event is an insult to the community.Read more "Now now, be nice! Why Julie Bindel has no place at LGBT History Month"
Stephanie Farnsworth takes Richard Hammond’s comments to task that straight men don’t eat ice cream.Read more "Fragile masculinity: Hammond’s homophobic fear of ice cream"
Lois Shearing explores the ways in which bisexual erasure and over sexualised on-screen representations creates an environment in which being bisexual is seen as a behaviour rather than an identity.Read more "The bisexual erasure / over-sexualisation feedback loop"
There’s nothing wrong per se with the content of Owen Jones’ piece in The Guardian on racism in LGBTQ+ spaces, but it says a lot about the voices mainstream media chooses to publish.Read more "The problem with The Guardian’s take on racism in LGBTQ+ spaces"