OPINION: Without LGBTQI Education, Britain cannot move out of its homophobia

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“As we’re all patting ourselves on the backs for being so accepting, this is an ugly reminder that the fight is far from over” BY LUCY KNIGHT. IMAGE: THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION. When I heard about the protests against LGBTQI education in Birmingham, I’m sad to say that I wasn’t surprised. Not one bit.  Perhaps [….]

Celebrities urge followers to boycott hotels owned by Brunei monarch

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Ellen DeGeneres, Billie Jean King and George Clooney are among those sharing the list of international hotels BY LUCY KNIGHT Celebrities including Ellen DeGeneres and Billie Jean King are encouraging their followers to boycott hotels owned by Brunei’s monarch, Hassanal Bolkiah. This comes after new laws were effected on Wednesday in the south-east Asian country, [….]

Trans and non-binary inclusive sexual health clinic opens in London

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Clinic offers a safe space to receive sexual health services, advice, and support BY LUCY KNIGHT. IMAGE THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION A trans-inclusive sexual health clinic will open at the end of the month in King’s College Hospital, south London offering sexual health services, advice and support. The Camberwell clinic is the second service to [….]

These stunning pictures just made our TDOV AND our Mother’s Day

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Amanda Searle celebrates trans children and the mums who love them WORDS BY IAIN MCCALLUM, IMAGES BY AMANDA SEARLE March 31 2019 is an important date in millions of diaries countrywide. In case you didn’t know, it happens to be Mother’s Day and this year it will be doubly special for another group of mums [….]

Pride organisations join together to issue powerful “Pride with the T” statement in support of trans community

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#PrideWithTheT #TransDayOfVisibility More than 120 Pride organisations from across the world have signed up to a statement affirming their support for trans people, published today for International Transgender Day Of Visibility. The “Pride with the T” statement comes after some anti-trans activists targeted Prides in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Untied States, calling for [….]

MPs vote in favour of LGBTQI+ inclusive sex and relationship education

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“This will help foster greater inclusion, acceptance and understanding in our classrooms, playgrounds and school corridors” BY ANEZKA TUREK With a first time change since 2000 for the board of relationship and education guidance, MPs have voted in favour of inclusive lessons on the topic of sex education. Backed by 538 in total, under new [….]