After a weekend when yet again the validity of trans identities has been called into question Karen Pollock explores the ideas of realness and authenticityRead more "The reality of women"
Ahead of the release of Mass Effect: Andromeda, Stephanie Farnsworth looks back at the franchise’s original trilogy.Read more "In celebration of Mass Effect"
The theme for March is gaming, introduced by Karen PollockRead more "Game On!"
February was LGBT history month. It has been celebrated across the country with talks, flag raising and events. Karen Pollock talks to the founder of the LGBT History project North East about why our history matters for more than 1 month of the year.Read more "LGBT History is for life, not just for February – TQ meets founder of LGBT History Project North East"
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"
As part of our February theme of ‘faith’, guest writer, Catherine Baker, describes her experiences at St Paul’s Girls’ School and comments on their introduction of a gender identity policy.Read more "This is the next century: my old school just launched a gender identity policy and this is how it feels"
As a therapist who works with survivors of childhood sexual abuse, Karen Pollock takes issue with the idea being an abuse victim gives you license to abuse others.Read more "Nero burns whilst the world plays on; Milo and child abuse apologists"
Annette Pryce serves up an introspective on the latest outing of the Fifty Shades trilogy.Read more "Fifty Lesbian Shades of Grey"
As part of our spirituality month Karen Pollock one of our curators explores what actual repentance for past injustices towards lgbtq+ might look likeRead more "The Church of England needs to learn sorry is not the hardest word"
The Northern Ireland Assembly continues to block same sex marriage with an unfair use of the veto. Annette Pryce discusses the political and religious issues around Northern Ireland’s same sex marriage debate.Read more "When will it be time for Bert & Ernie?"