Despite all that older generations of LGBTQ+ people have endured – from conversion therapy, experiencing a time when it was a crime to be who they are, to the AIDS crisis- their struggle remains. Stephanie […]
The DUP has blocked a majority vote in favour of same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. How are power sharing measures hindering democracy and progress? Danni Glover investigates.
With recent progress made for trans men and women in law and society, we risk leaving non-binary trans individuals behind. Aria Ehren examines the issues facing non-binary transgender people in the workplace and makes recommendations on inclusive policy and practice for employers.
As the row over Germaine Greer refuses to go away, Jonathan Boniface writes in response to New Statemen commentator Helen Lewis about the continued failure of cis people to truly empathise with what’s at stake here.
As LGBTQ+ youth homelessness continues to soar, Stephanie Farnsworth examines this silent issue. While the middle class gay leaders of our community may applaud same sex marriage as our last great battle they are insulting […]
What responsibility do soap operas have to use sensitive language? Danni Glover takes issue.
Content note: this post discusses and directly references transphobic language.
Gay men have become increasingly tribal, choosing to place themselves into a box that binds them with kindred spirits. What are the advantages of this and what are the potential pitfalls? Lee Williscroft-Ferris discusses.
As Cardiff University comes under pressure to cancel a lecture by Germaine Greer on account of her unapologetic transphobia, Jonathan Boniface offers his view on why so-called ‘no-platforming’ is a thoroughly justifiable standpoint.
There’s been renewed media interest in “sexual racism” in queer spaces and how it impacts our dating lives. Marcus Stow ponders: shouldn’t we be asking some deeper questions about what it says about our society in general?
With the release of Will Young’s Brave Man came a discussion about what it means to be a trans ally. Our guest writer ‘How Upsetting’ takes issue with the concept of allyship and asks who does it really benefit?