REAL LIFE: Coming out as Bi, later in life

In the first part of a series where we explore the coming out experiences of real people rather than those in the limelight, our first guest writer Laura Henares Vinaches, from Spain, gives us her very personal account of her coming out experience and discusses issues around biphobia and invisibility.

Charlie and Nick

Review: Heartstopper

As part of our pride month series on celebrating queer fiction; we give a quick review of Heartstopper, the latest in queer teen romance to hit the netflix binge screen.

Night moves

As part of a pride month series, a story by: Dan Fitzgerald

The shadow lingering over so many LGBTQ+ people’s Christmas

With the festive season approaching, guest writer Hadley ponders on what this means for many LGBTQ+ people.

National Coming Out Day: who is it really for?

On National Coming Out Day, Louise McCudden takes a critical look at “coming out” culture, and how it fuels heterosexism.

Do we need another role model?

A guest writer Gareth Davies challenges those who have been critical of Colin Jackson for not coming out sooner, and asks what exactly is a role model?

My journey as a gay man with depression

Guest writer, Peter Minkoff, recounts his very personal journey with depression as part of our mental health month.

Coming out when you’re a British south Asian

In a very personal piece, first published on, guest writer Pamela Chabba shares her own coming out story as a British South Asian woman

Thatcher, AIDS and hopelessness: growing up gay in the 1980s and 90s

In a very personal piece, Lee Williscroft-Ferris discusses growing up gay in the 80s and 90s.

Things to keep in mind if you’re questioning your sexuality and/or gender

Stephanie Farnsworth goes through different steps which can help people coming to terms with their sexuality and/or gender.