Every movement has its beginnings. For the trans, non-binary, and intersex community this event is known as the Compton Cafeteria Riots. Angel Rojas takes a look at this often forgotten moment in LGBTQ+ history.Read more "Moments in Queerness: The Compton Cafeteria Riots"
As part of our Pride month series Karen Pollock looks at why pride, both as an event and an emotion, is important to LGBTQ+ people.Read more "LGBTQ+ is nothing to be ashamed of"
Is coming out as a Tory comparable to coming out as queer? Short answer: no. Louise McCudden explores why.Read more "Being queer isn’t a moral question – how you vote is"
Guest writer and Biblical scholar, Jo Henderson-Merrygold, takes a look at the stated reasons behind Tim Farron’s resignation as Liberal Democrat leader.Read more "What do you believe in, Tim Farron?"
Annette Pryce gives The Queerness a ‘totally biased’ and gushing review of the latest blockbuster to come out of the DC comic remakes, Wonder Woman. Beware of spoilers.Read more "Wham bam thank you Wonder Woman!"
Karen Pollock interviews Kitty Stryker – queer sex educator, writer and activist – about her latest book, and what consent should look like from a queer, kink and sex worker-positive perspective.Read more "Moving the consent conversation forward: TQ speaks to Kitty Stryker"
On the back of the announcement of the hung parliament Dónal Murray-Ferris profiles just who exactly the DUP are, and why this doesn’t promise a good future for the LGBTQ+ communityRead more "Who are the DUP and why should we worry?"
Angel Rojas looks at some unexpected roots of pride and LGBTQ+ historyRead more "Queeroes: Vito Genovese and the Mafia"
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"