Wegan launch legal action against NHS fertility sector

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“We’re doing this for every LGBTQ+ couple who had to give up on their hopes and dreams of creating a family” BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE VIA WHATWEGANDIDNEXT ON INSTAGRAM Lesbian influencers Whitney and Megan Bacon-Evans, known collectively as Wegan, have launched a legal case against the Frimley branch of the NHS fertility sector in England. [….]

Like Mercury is not like anything you’ve ever seen before

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It’s a combination of evocative beatbox, emotionally compelling dance composition and a stark spoken narrative BY SAMANTHA GRIERSON, IMAGES BY SAMANTHA GRIERSON An all queer cast, Like Mercury is an alliance between musician and world champion beatboxer Bellatrix, dancer and choreographer Emma Houston, Annie Edwards and Chantelle Dawe. Born out of a lockdown collaboration and commissioned for Birmingham International [….]

Trans On The Run: Origins – Part one

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It’s like that with my brain: I have to build a player in my mind before I can access my oldest memories BY LISA BOND, IMAGE BY SUZY HAZELWOOD VIA PEXELS If you dial back your memories, beware – for beyond a certain point, the trail becomes rough and uncertain. Weeds and bushes push apart [….]

Mae Martin joins protest against BBC’s “misinformed” anti-trans article

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The non-binary comedian and actor who co-wrote and starred in Feel Good joined London protestors BY CAIT FINDLAY, IMAGE BY BEX WADE VIA INSTAGRAM On Saturday 6 November, Martin and a crowd of 80-100 trans people and allies gathered outside the London headquarters of the BBC. Similar protests have been held in major cities across [….]

London’s new LGBTQIA community centre to open in December

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Opening on 1 December, the space will provide community support for LGBTQI people across the capital BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY MONSTERA VIA PEXELS In an exciting moment for LGBTQIA people living in the capital, a new LGBTQIA-specific community centre has been confirmed to open in London on 1 December. Forming a six-month pop-up on [….]

How can cisgender allies support trans women?

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“It will take a lot of collective work to improve life for trans people in the UK, but we can all lighten the load” BY CAIT FINDLAY, IMAGE BY THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION “I’ve been seeing it not over the last few weeks, but over the last 40 years. It has got worse,” says Christine [….]