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"
Some would have LGBTQ+ people believe that Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ is good for their safety. Lee Williscroft-Ferris takes issue.Read more "LGBTQ+ people are not pawns in your Islamophobic crusade"
Last weekend’s public displays of resistance against the rise of right-wing populism were heartening but Lee Williscroft-Ferris argues that more sustained action is necessary.Read more "Sustained intersectional resistance can defeat the forces of right-wing populism"
Tory MPs this week blocked an amendment to the Children and Social Work Bill to make lessons on inclusive SRE mandatory in all schools. Annette Pryce discusses the ramifications.Read more "The Tories need a lesson in Sex Ed"
Karen Pollock takes issue with the idea of a deeply queerphobic government issuing pardons for acts which should never have been crimes in the first place.Read more "I beg your pardon?"
Stephanie Farnsworth examines the issue of voting on LGBTQ+ rights, in the wake of Australia’s decision to hold a plebiscite on marriage equality.Read more "Why LGBTQ+ rights should never come down to a vote"
Stephanie Farnsworth examines how climate change will impact LGBTQ+ people across the world.Read more "Why climate change should matter to LGBTQ+ people"
Stephanie Farnsworth examines the situation within Labour and what it means for LGBTQ+ peopleRead more "Labour crushing LGBTQ+ people again"
As the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union draws closer, Sally Brett, Senior Policy Officer in the TUC’s Economic and Social Affairs Department, describes what is at stake for LGBTQ+ people.Read more "EU vote will have lasting impact on LGBTQ+ rights"
As David Mundell becomes the latest MP to come out as gay, Lee Williscroft-Ferris takes a look at reactions to the announcement and what they tell us about the process of coming out.Read more "Coming out: Keep the champagne on ice"