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"
CN Lester’s first book has been published by Virago Press, and Karen Pollock reviews it for The Queerness.Read more "Book Review: CN Lester – Trans Like Me"
Our curator, Karen Pollock, questions the decision to cancel Sense8 on the first day of Pride month.Read more "What’s going on? Netflix chooses the first day of Pride month to cancel Sense8"
Angel Rojas takes on the Democratic Party and their patronization of LGBTQ+ people.Read more "A letter to the Democrats from an LGBTQ+ American"
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?"
Durham Pride has apologised for booking a white performer impersonating Beyonce with blackface make-up. Marcus Stow asks: Do we really need to remind people that blackface is offensive in 2017?Read more "Why does Durham Pride need to be educated about blackface in 2017?"
In light of yesterdays revelation that there is no separate Bi representation at Pride in London Karen takes the role of critical friend and asks what is Pride for?Read more "What is Pride in London for?"
Lee Williscroft-Ferris reviews ‘Come Home’, the new album by leading trans activist and artist, CN Lester.Read more "Album Review: CN Lester – Come Home"
Looking at both an alt-right attack on trans woman Sophie Labelle, and an attack by another trans woman, India Willoughby, on non-binary people, guest writer Sam Hope uses these unconnected incidents to examine some important questions.Read more "Knowing who the real monsters are"
Guest writer, Emily Jessica Turner, visits Bournemouth’s Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum’s current exhibition, ‘Refracted’ to see how the LGBTQ+ community is coming together to explore its heritage.Read more "Review: Queer community, heritage and arts in ‘Refracted’"