The perfect fit: Bespoke tailoring for queer women

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A tailoring company that understands the importance of finding a suit that fits your body BY GOODRICH BESPOKE Suits and women. Women and suits. Suits on women. Even women on suits (I’m talking about you, Meghan Markle) …are having their moment.  I mean did you see that thing Zendaya did at the Harper’s Bazaar Party? We know [….]

Toys will be toys: Barbie brand releases first gender-neutral dolls

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“Knowing we’ve created something that makes [children] feel recognised, that’s a beautiful thing” BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK Barbie-brand Mattel has launched the first range of gender-neutral dolls under the name, Creatable World. On their website, the company states, “In our world, dolls are as limitless as the kids who play with them. Introducing Creatable [….]

FILM REVIEW: They

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How do you raise a child as gender neutral? BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK Louisa Rechenbach’s short documentary They accompanies a young family who chose to keep the biological sex of their baby a secret in order to prevent people from having preconceived notions about their gender. The film has been selected to be shown [….]

OPINION: Am I the only lesbian in the village?

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“I seem to be the only person in the village who wears a lot of leopard print and can’t drive” BY SABINA WESTON “Don’t you know I’m the only gay in this village?” asks Daffyd Thomas in his first appearance in Little Britain. I remember sneaking into the living room as a little girl to [….]

OPINION: On femme hostility amongst queer women

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“Many feminine queer women consciously avoid queer communities for fear of being rejected” BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK “Straight-passing is mainly considered a privilege, and although it facilitates a smooth daily life, it suspends femmes to suspicion and hostility from their own community. In 2018, Hannah Gadsby started the mainstream discussion about hostility towards queer [….]

The Black History Month Issue: Spotlight on Illinois

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What does the #amazingforall state have on offer for those looking to explore Illinois’ QTIPOC community and Black History? IMAGE BRONZEVILLE/BOXVILLE MARKET Illinois has a reputation for being one of the most LGBTQI-friendly states in the US and, recently, it’s been making queer, Black history as well. Here, we took a closer look at what [….]

Looking to start a family? Visit the Fertility Show London 1-3 November 2019

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The London Fertility Show is for those who want to start a family – and Cryos International will be there to guide you! BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL  Every year The Fertility Show London has thousands of visitors who use the event as a place to learn, listen and discover more before embarking on their fertility journeys. Over [….]