Stockholm Splendour 🇸🇪

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Five gorgeous hotels for the perfect city-break in Stockholm BY STOCKHOLM LGBT.PHOTOGRAPH TOVE FREIIJ. Gorgeous Stockholm provides the perfect weekend getaway for today’s divas – an open-minded city (“gay since 1944” when homosexuality was decriminalized in Sweden) with a beautiful setting and plenty of things to do and eat! stockholmlgbt.com 🇸🇪 It’s a city with a strong [….]

Secret Diary of a Door Girl #3: Fèmmme Fraîche

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Working on the door at queer female events across the capital, this week we return to Dalston Superstore for Fèmmme FraĂ®che WORDS BY CLARE HAND, IMAGES BY EGLE TREZZI Creating a platform for female, female-identified and non-binary artists is why Fèmmme FraĂ®che (yes there are three m’s in Fèmmme, a queer cookbook nabbed the social [….]

Coming out as a geek

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“You are not alone, sister. We are legion” BY DEBRA-JANE APPELBY As everyone knows, coming out can be an horrendously stressful time. For some it can be an anti-climax as the days, months or years of anxiety can be welcomed by close family members and trusted friends with an… “About bloody time! Now let’s get [….]

One in seven LGBT+ people avoid seeking healthcare for fear of discrimination

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New research from Stonewall exposes alarming levels of poor mental health among LGBT+ people BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE  New research from Britain’s leading charity for LGBT+ equality has exposed alarming levels of poor mental health among LGBT people when compared to the general population. Stonewall’s study also reveals a “shockingly high level of hostility and unfair treatment” faced [….]

Secret Diary of a Door Girl #2: Female Trouble

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Working on the door at queer female events across the capital, this week, Dalston Superstore’s monthly lesbian night, Female Trouble WORDS BY CLARE HAND, IMAGES BY WAFAH DUFOUR At midnight the music stopped. Celeste Guinness – the woman behind Female Trouble – grabbed the mic and beckoned Dalston Superstore’s tipsy congregation to the DJ decks. [….]

How to be social with your partner’s ex

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LGBT self-help coach Gina Battye shares her wisdom BY GINA BATTYE  Is your partner’s friendship with an ex creating tension in your relationship? When you voice your concerns over the closeness of their friendship, your partner insists there is nothing to worry about. And you know that, deep down. The reality is, they were in [….]