It’s more than just wanting a ‘ladies’ handbag’. Jon B explains why he’s tired with traditional notions of gender and masculinity that no one chooses, but which still dominate how society at large views us.
With the media suggesting that premiership footballers are set to come out, Marcus Stow looks at the politics of coming out and asks what our allies are doing to support us
With recent progress made for trans men and women in law and society, we risk leaving non-binary trans individuals behind. Aria Ehren examines the issues facing non-binary transgender people in the workplace and makes recommendations on inclusive policy and practice for employers.
As the row over Germaine Greer refuses to go away, Jon B writes in response to New Statemen commentator Helen Lewis about the continued failure of cis people to truly empathise with what’s at stake here.
As LGBTQ+ youth homelessness continues to soar, Stephanie Farnsworth examines this silent issue. While the middle class gay leaders of our community may applaud same sex marriage as our last great battle they are insulting […]
What responsibility do soap operas have to use sensitive language? Danni Glover takes issue.
Content note: this post discusses and directly references transphobic language.
As Cardiff University comes under pressure to cancel a lecture by Germaine Greer on account of her unapologetic transphobia, Jon B offers his view on why so-called ‘no-platforming’ is a thoroughly justifiable standpoint.
There’s been renewed media interest in “sexual racism” in queer spaces and how it impacts our dating lives. Marcus Stow ponders: shouldn’t we be asking some deeper questions about what it says about our society in general?
With the release of Will Young’s Brave Man came a discussion about what it means to be a trans ally. Our guest writer ‘How Upsetting’ takes issue with the concept of allyship and asks who does it really benefit?
We’re in the midst of Asexuality Awareness Week, and guest writer Pip Williams shares her thoughts on the subject.