OPINION: “The UK is failing LGBQTI asylum seekers”

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Alexandra Jarvis on how the UK is letting down queer asylum seekers – especially those who are trans – and what to expect post-Brexit BY ALEXANDRA JARVIS The progress of LGBTQI rights since 1969, the year of the Stonewall uprisings, is remarkable.  Pride events across the world shine as a beacon of light for protest [….]

LCR Pride Foundation launches new youth zone

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Check out the dedicated space for LGBTQI youth at Pride In Liverpool 2019 🏳️‍🌈 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE ANDREW BEDWIN Pride In Liverpool is set to take to the streets this weekend (26-28 July 2019), and this year the event will feature a dedicated safe space for young people (aged under 25) where they can [….]

Superb(ia) arts and culture comes to Manchester this Pride season

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Manchester Pride’s The Superbia Weekend is here (and boi, oh boi, is it queer…) BY SUPERBIA. IMAGES GEMMA PARKER Northern cultural hub (and all around lovely spot) Manchester has just revealed their latest line up to this year’s The Superbia Weekend – Manchester Pride’s programme of cultural events. Sounds good, right? Plus, this year’s festival [….]

Talking about the B word? (That’s babies, by the way)

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If you’re considering which path to take to becoming a same-sex parenting dream team – this is a good place to start BY BIRMINGHAM LGBT For some couples consisting of two LBQ+ women, starting a family may be a topic that is frequently discussed. Still, deciding which route to take in order to achieve this [….]

NEWS: Same-sex marriage backed by MPs in Northern Ireland

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MPs in Northern Ireland vote in favour of same-sex marriage with a margin of 383 votes to 73 BY BEA VASQUEZ The amendment – approved by the House of Commons – stated that Northern Ireland’s Secretary Karen Bradley needs to regulate the change of law by 21 October 2019 unless a new power-sharing executive is [….]

DIVA Music Festival announces full, 100% female/non binary line-up

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Shura and SOAK to headline plus KT Tunstall, Toya Delazy, BETTY, LANTA, Saara Aalto and more… BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. PHOTO: TOYA DELAZY BY ROSIE POWELL That’s right, people – DIVA Music Festival is back, bigger and even better than last year… On top of that, the full, 100% female/non binary line-up has been revealed and [….]