Lucy Ash on sexuality, social injustice and creating art from pain

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“Art comes from the unconscious, queerness is a lived experience, and we need more queer women making it” BY ELEANOR NOYCE  LGBTQ+ artist, Lucy Ash, has had her work exhibited in the UK, Amsterdam and New York. Her piece, Iris 02, has recently been acquired by Southampton City Art Gallery, which has one of the [….]

Top 10 things to consider when choosing a sperm donor

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Do you want a child that looks like you and your partner? Do you want your child to have genetic siblings? Is the donor’s medical history important? BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL Cryos International is the world’s largest sperm bank and has more than 30 years of experience. Over the years we have learned a lot about [….]

Enjoy Illinois reveals new Amazing For All LGBTQ art installation

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Are you up for amazing? ✨ BY ILLINOIS OFFICE OF TOURISM  ALL IMAGES COURTESY: ILLINOIS OFFICE OF TOURISM As a celebration of diversity and inclusiveness, the Illinois Office of Tourism introduces its new Amazing For All campaign, welcoming everyone to experience the places and people that make Illinois amazing! The new initiative builds on the momentum of [….]

Queers for your ears 🎧

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6 little known queer and women-fronted podcasts you should probably be listening to BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE  Looking for somethin’ a little bit queer to keep you entertained on your commute? Get these emerging, indie, and lovely little podcasts in your ears! 🎧 CONVERSATIONS FROM OUR DAYS Conversations From Our Days hosts conversations for everyone. This self-identified, fortnightly exploration of identity is about documenting [….]

Five great places to seek information about starting a family

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There is a lot to consider before starting a family and getting fertility treatment… BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL For many, it’s difficult to know where to start their research when deciding to start a family – and all the information available online can seem overwhelming. This is why we have gathered five tips on where you [….]

A beginner’s guide to queer poetry 📓

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Fancy a dip into the world of queer poetry but not sure where to start? We’ve got your back. BY MOLLY MOSS  Wordy folk, ASSEMBLE… 📚 Here’s our go-to list of inspiring queers under the influence of beats (that you should definitely check out right now). LEAH LAKSHMI PIEPZNA-SAMARASINHA Based in Oakland, Piepzna-Samarasinha is a queer, disabled, nonbinary femme [….]