Is coming out as a Tory comparable to coming out as queer? Short answer: no. Louise McCudden explores why.Read more "Being queer isn’t a moral question – how you vote is"
Guest writer and Biblical scholar, Jo Henderson-Merrygold, takes a look at the stated reasons behind Tim Farron’s resignation as Liberal Democrat leader.Read more "What do you believe in, Tim Farron?"
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?"
An openly gay Prime Minister in Ireland should be a cause for celebration. Lee Williscroft-Ferris looks at Leo Varadkar’s dubious record and suggests otherwise.Read more "Leo Varadkar’s ascendency and the need for an intersectional lens"
UKIP’s election manifesto is the latest example of the far right using queer people to push its own agenda. Louise McCudden asks how they keep getting away with it.Read more "Why does the far right get away with weaponising LGBTQ+ people?"
Guest writer Stefan Simonovic explores same sex-marriage around the world looking at how far we have come in the mission towards full equality.Read more "Same-sex marriage around the world; A global snapshot"
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"