Channel 4 Interim Chair Dawn Airey talks LGBTQI representation in media, Women’s Football and being brave

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Dawn’s appointment as Interim Chair of Channel 4 was confirmed by Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries this week BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGES BY CHANNEL 4 Dawn Airey is the very definition of a trailblazer. One of the most powerful women in the media landscape, this week, she was announced as the Interim Chair of Channel 4, [….]

Feminist Gender Equality Network condemns decision by the EHRC to intervene in Scottish Gender Recognition Act Reform and Conversion Therapy Ban

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The Gender Recognition Act has not been updated since 2004 BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION/ZACKARY DRUCKER Today, the Feminist Gender Equality Network has joined an increasing number of LGBTQI organisations in condemning the decision made by the EHRC to intervene in the reform of the Scottish Gender Recognition Act and the [….]

Anne Lister Birthday Week: An Anne Lister Birthday Bash!

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Anne Lister Birthday Week is taking place 2-9 April 2022. In true Anne style, get it in your diary! BY JANET LEA, AUTHOR OF THE GENTLEMAN JACK EFFECT: LESSONS IN BREAKING RULES AND LIVING OUT LOUD, IMAGE BY ANNE LISTER BIRTHDAY WEEK In 2019, Sally Wainwright’s Anne Lister leapt off that Gentleman Jack stagecoach and [….]

Brighton & Hove Pride to return on Saturday 6 August 2022, confirming LGBTQI icon Christina Aguilera as its headliner

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We won’t be responsible for our behaviour during Genie In A Bottle, just saying 🔮 BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY BRIGHTON AND HOVE PRIDE Happy Friday, DIVAs! Brighton and Hove Pride has brightened (pun intended!) up our weekend, confirming that it will be returning for an ultra-glittery run on Saturday 6 August 2022 with Christina [….]

Pride in London going ahead as UK Black Pride announce: “We are definitely not collaborating with or in partnership with Pride in London”

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Pride in London is set to take place on 2 July 2022. UK Black Pride have staunchly denied all involvement BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY ORIEL FRANKIE ASHCROFT VIA PEXELS Today, Pride in London has announced that it will be returning to the streets of England’s capital on 2 July 2022. After a three-year hiatus, [….]

Sara Ramirez: “Che Diaz is not here for anyone’s approval”

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The iconic actor talks queer chemistry, social justice and making TV history as Sex And The City’s first non-binary character INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY SKY COMEDY Sara Ramirez made LGBTQI history when they joined the cast of the Sex And The City reboot, And Just Like That…, as the shows first non-binary character. [….]

Michelle Visage: “My daughter is gay, and I want the world to be a better place for her”

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The ultimate ally talks RuPaul’s Drag Race season 14, Harlem ballroom culture and her plastic surgery journey INTERVIEW BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY GUY LEVY The eternal queen of camp, Michelle Visage is an important figurehead for much of the LGBTQI community. She first appeared on the judging panel of the seminal TV franchise RuPaul’s [….]