Just Like Us poll reveals discomfort from teachers discussing LGBT+ topics

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One in five teachers reported being uncomfortable discussing LGBT+ topics with pupils BY DIVA STAFF, IMAGE BY MONSTERA VIA PEXELS Today marks 18 years since Section 28 was repealed in England and Wales. Sadly, new research commissioned by Just Like Us has found that many teachers are still uncomfortable when it comes to teaching LGBT+ [….]

Trans women and non-binary TikTok icons you should be following

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Get ready to follow fantastic talent. You’re welcome BY CAIT FINDLAY If you, like so many of us, spend hours scrolling through your TikTok feed as a break from the news, it might be time to think about what you’re seeing on there. It’s Transgender Awareness Week from 13-19 November, so to honour it, why [….]

Love After Lockdown: Lesbian dating in a straight bar

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There’s still something about queer women that arouses an aggressive sexual undercurrent from some heterosexual men BY THE CHEEKY CHARMER, IMAGE BY LOS MUERTOS CREW VIA PEXELS I meet Saskia for date two and it’s clear from the start, things are electric. Our hands brush as we walk into the bar and we both feel [….]

Céline Sciamma on Petite Maman, the kid gaze and queer cinema

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The director of Portrait Of A Lady On Fire is back with another masterpiece BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY MUBI When I was coming to terms with my genderfluidity I browsed the internet for genderqueer films and Tomboy by Céline Sciamma was on every list. Upon watching it, she quickly became one of my favourite [….]