An open letter to Sadiq Khan urges the reform of Pride in London

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Pride is a protest, after all 🏳️‍🌈 BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY A FOXLEY-JOHNSON Penned by 14 leading members of the LGBTQI community including DIVA publisher Linda Riley, an open letter has been issued to Mayor of London Sadiq Khan demanding the immediate reform of Pride in London. Ex-Pride organisers Ade John, former local groups [….]

Are we ready to talk about pronouns being a human right?

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The Canadian court ruling on intentional misgendering is a step forward for trans rights, but the backlash shows how much fight is left BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY ORIEL FRANKIE ASHCROFT VIA PEXELS I was looking through my phone when I saw the headlines announcing that a Canadian court had ruled that intentional misgendering is [….]

Asserting my pronouns helped me reclaim my power

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Advocating for myself when it comes to being misgendered has filled me with a rush of self-esteem BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY KATIE RAINBOW Throughout my life I have often put the comfort of others above my own. Whether it is attending events I do not feel safe at, enduring emotional labour when my own [….]