Stonewall reveals its Top 100 LGBT employers in the UK

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Inclusive employers include MI5, Lloyds Banking Group and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service Leading LGBT charity Stonewall reveals law firm Pinsent Masons has been named the most inclusive employer in the UK in their Top 100 Employers list for 2019. The Top 100 is the UK’s leading list ranking employers from across public, private and third [….]

Skin: “We need to stop tearing each other apart”

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Roxy Bourdillon meets Skunk Anansie’s lead singer to discuss her 25-year career as a queer rock star BY ROXY BOURDILLON  Skin’s beautiful, bruising voice has been the soundtrack to so many heartbreaks in my life, it feels surreal to spend an hour in her company and not be helplessly weeping on the floor about my [….]

OPINION: Are some feminists asking the wrong question about who counts as a “lesbian”?

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BY ALEX SHARPE, KEELE UNIVERSITY Kathleen Stock, a Professor of Philosophy at Sussex University, and enfant terrible of gender critical feminism, has recently asked: “can a biological male be a lesbian?” Of course, framing the question in this way tends to suggest a particular conclusion, one Stock wants us to draw, which is that trans [….]

Colette director Wash Westmoreland on queer filmmaking and sapphic sex scenes

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“People say, ‘It’s extraordinarily relevant to today’. I’m like, ‘It’s extraordinarily relevant to the last 10,000 years!’” BY ROXY BOURDILLON  There’s a lot to love about riveting new period drama Colette – the sumptuous Parisian setting, the plethora of sapphic shenanigans, Keira Knightley wearing the hell out of a trouser suit… But the thing that [….]

9 gloriously queer things 2019 has in store for us

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Fare thee well #20GAYteen, hello #20BIteen ✨ BY NICOLE GARCIA MERIDA KILLING EVE. INSTAGRAM. Ever since Hayley Kiyoko – aka Lesbian Jesus – declared 2018 the year of the gays, quite literally, #20GAYteen, bi+ folk have taken it upon themselves to declare this new year #20BIteen. And as it happens, it looks to be another promising [….]

Introducing… singer-songwriter Adrianne Lenker

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Adrianne Lenker gives a soothing-to-the-soul, candle-lit performance at London’s Union Chapel BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Adrianne Lenker will soothe your soul, believe me. Arriving at London’s Union Chapel, a working church, award-winning music venue and community centre for those who find themselves homeless, I’m immediately struck by the venue’s beauty – and its acoustics. Lenker’s support act for the [….]