FROM THE VAULTS: A woman’s place is in the house

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To mark the passing of the first lesbian MP Maureen Colquhoun, here’s a 2017 piece about the women she paved the way for BY CARRIE LYELL When I was born in 1985, there was a female prime minister. Margaret Thatcher’s name was like a swear word in our house, and she’s hardly a feminist icon [….]

Tributes paid to Maureen Colquhoun, the first openly lesbian MP

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The sad news comes today that Maureen Colquhoun has passed away at the age of 92 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA TWITTER Maureen Colquhoun, the first openly lesbian MP who revolutionised politics for the LGBTQI community, has sadly passed away today at the age of 92.  First elected into the House of Commons in 1974, [….]

CHARITY: Just Like Us make free LGBTQI home learning resources available online

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The LGBTQI charity are making home learning more inclusive this LGBT History Month BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Kicking off LGBT History Month with some great news, Just Like Us, the UK’s LGBTQI young people’s charity have made free home learning resources available on their website. The resources can be used by parents at home during lockdown [….]

The most adorable queer Valentine’s Day cards you can get your hands on this year

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Put a smile on that special someone’s face this V-Day  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Some love it, some hate it – but regardless, there’s always a specific problem when it comes to Valentine’s Day cards for the queer community. They all just seem a bit too straight.  Whether it’s because the pronouns are all wrong or [….]