Bristol queers: Save the date, Misscoteque is coming this weekend

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Let’s funk the patriarchy! 🌈 BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGES BY @SUNCATX If you live in the South West like me, chances are great queer nights out don’t come by very often. You’ve probably seen your London friends living their best lives with exclusively gay friendships groups and sighed. Well, I’ve got good news. The team [….]

Trans Day Of Remembrance: The cost of anti-trans media

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On Saturday, 150 trans people and their allies held a vigil outside BBC TV Centre in London BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY TRANS MEDIA WATCH Last week marked the annual observances of Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day Of Remembrance. Many activists called for us to “mourn the dead and fight like hell for the [….]

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 [….]

UK Black Pride releases We Will Be Heard report on experiences of LGBTQI people of colour

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Only 25% of respondents felt that their local LGBTQI spaces were welcoming BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY ZACKARY DRUCKER FOR THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION Surveying over 1400 people, findings from UK Black Pride’s We Will Be Heard Report, launched in collaboration with Stonewall and NYX Professional Makeup, have revealed the lived experiences of LGBTQI Black [….]

LGBTQI support group for over 50s to return

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“We are looking to celebrate our diverse community and acknowledge the immense contribution older LGBT+ people made towards advancing LGBT+ rights and equality” BY CAIT FINDLAY, IMAGE BY RODNAE PRODUCTIONS VIA PEXELS A drop-in social support group for LGBTQ+ people over 50, run by Opening Doors and London Friend, will be coming back from 24 [….]

Celebs who came out as trans and non-binary in 2021

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This year has been a challenging one for the community but it’s great to see these folx living their truth BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Happy Transgender Awareness Week, DIVAs. It’s been one hell of a rocky year for the community and has been a reminder of the importance of visibility. Here are [….]

A celebratory moment for non-binary rep, but we still can’t get married

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I hope that one day soon I can look as fabulous as these cover stars whilst I say “I do” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY @THEDIGNUMS My genderfluid heart leapt for joy when I saw Mx. Harry-Anne Bentley and Madeleine Winters on the cover of the sixth issue of Outrageous Bride magazine, decked out in [….]