YOUTUBE: Celebrity allies come together for Trans Day Of Visibility

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Stephen Fry, Jameela Jamil, Katherine Ryan, Matt Lucas, Nigella Lawson (and more!) feature in video for The Sarah O’Connell Show BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE YOUTUBE/THE SARAH O’CONNELL SHOW To celebrate Trans Day Of Visibility, YouTube kween Sarah O’Connell – off of The Sarah O’Connell Show – has invited her best celebrity-shaped friends to share why [….]

KISS MY FIST: Dream Nails new single a rallying cry against homophobic violence

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“We’re releasing Kiss My Fist in honour of all the queer people of this world trying to get from A to B without getting beaten up” BY SOPHIE PERRY. IMAGES MARIEKE MACKLON London-based punk band Dream Nails are self-proclaimed “feminist punk witches” who pair their vibrant music style with empowerment and social justice. Kiss My Fist [….]

Screenwriter Kayleigh Llewellyn on her “funny, heart breaking and raw” BBC Three series

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“In My Skin is a reflection on my teen years – a time when I felt deep shame to be from a lower class, Welsh family living with mental illness” BY SOPHIE PERRY. IMAGES BBC THREE/KARLA GOWLETT They say, “Write what you know.” That’s certainly something screenwriter Kayleigh Llewellyn has employed for her new dark [….]

NEWS: Singapore High Court rejects challenge of discriminatory anti-LGBTQI law

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“The ruling will echo harmfully around Asia, where millions are criminalised simply because of their sexual orientation or gender identity” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA REUTERS A constitutional challenge to the law that criminalises homosexuality has today been dismissed by Singapore’s High Court, which means that same-sex intimacy will remain a crime in the country.  [….]

LEGALLY SPEAKING: This is what you need to know before you say “I do”

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“What happens to me financially if a once-happy relationship unfortunately breaks down?” BY PHILIPPA CUNNIFF, PARTNER OF FAMILY LAW AT GILSON GRAY February 11 2020 was a mammoth day for #MarriageEquality as the first same-sex marriage took place in Northern Ireland. After years of vigorous campaigning by Love Equality, Northern Ireland is now almost fully [….]

VIEWS/DATING: How to be your ideal self

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“Loving yourself sets expectations on how you want to be loved by others” BY CHRISTINA MITCHELL. PHOTO BY FELIPE BALDUINO Do you remember the first time you scribbled down all of the attributes you wanted in an ideal partner? She had to be educated, assertive, beautiful, patient and kind, obviously. In any of those times, [….]