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"
Guest writer Lois Shearing spells out clearly the challenges faced by the increasing number of bi people in the UK today.Read more "Bisexuality: a modern crisis of erasure, under-resourcing and invisibility"
Stephanie Farnsworth looks at the historic arguments that being LGBTQ+ is unnaturalRead more "The LGBTQ+ community is natural – the world proves it"
It’s time for many of us to jet off on holiday to warmer climes. But what of life for LGBTQ+ people in our destinations of choice? Guest writer Hadley discusses.Read more "Enjoy your holiday but don’t forget the state of international LGBTQ+ rights"
Andreja Pejić was featured on the cover of ‘ES Magazine’ last week. Why was this so significant? Guest writer Hadley discusses.Read more "Andreja Pejić has brought trans issues to the mainstream media"
Susie Green is the CEO of Mermaids, a charity dedicated to supporting transgender children and young people. She spoke with Stephanie Farnsworth about the work of Mermaids and the issues they faced daily in the battle to improve support for trans young people.Read more "Supporting trans youths: TQ meets the CEO of Mermaids"
It can be frustrating to be called out for being oppressive, particularly when you feel marginalised in some way yourself. Danni Glover considers how to approach the situation with grace.Read more "Call-outs: a user’s guide"
In his latest guest post for The Queerness, Steve Topple discusses them minefield that is dating as a bisexual man.Read more "Note to bisexuals: Dating? Don’t bother. You’re not allowed."
For many, makeup can be critical in constructing their queer identity. For others, it is constrictive. Danni Glover considers the role cosmetics play in her own identity.Read more "Warpaint: memoirs of a femme"
With recent reports linking dating apps to crime, Stephanie Farnsworth defends Grindr and Tinder against recent criticisms in the media.Read more "Embracing online dating"