“Reporting on the FIFA Women’s World Cup is the highlight of my career”

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BBC women’s sports reporter Jo Currie gives us the inside scoop from the Lionesses’ camp… ⚽️⚽️⚽️ BY CARRIE LYELL Considered the top authority on women’s football in England, Jo Currie has been reporting on women’s sports for 12 years, and what she doesn’t know about the FIFA Women’s World Cup isn’t worth knowing. We called [….]

Trans women in the US being detained in all-male detention centres

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Lawyers call for, “immediate transfer to a Protective Care Unit for transgender women” BY RACHEL BADHAM Dozens of trans-women in the US are being detained in all-male, for-profit detention centres under Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, or “ICE.” Many of these women were lawfully migrating from South to Central America to request asylum as a result [….]

Free yourself, know yourself

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Manchester Pride announces programme of events for the brand new, Youth Pride MCR BY DIVA STAFF A brand spankin’, free-to-attend event for young LGBTQI people Youth Pride MCR kicks off over the August bank holiday weekend as part of the city’s wider, annual Pride celebrations. Developed through engagement with young people from across Greater Manchester, [….]

Captain Hannah Graf collects MBE from HRH Prince William

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Graf is the UK’s highest ranking transgender soldier BY DIVA STAFF. IMAGE OUTNEWS GLOBAL. Captain Hannah Graf yesterday collected her MBE from HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, at Buckingham Palace. Speaking to OutNews Global, Graf commented: “It was a huge honour receiving my MBE today from the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William at Buckingham [….]

“They have made us feel invisible. Invisible and illegal”

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Voices Of Kenya shares testimonials of Kenyans who will be directly affected by failed attempt at decriminalising same-sex relationships BY BEATRICE VASQUES. IMAGE ARTSY SOLOMON. Same-sex relationships are still illegal in 70 countries, half of them in Africa, where queer people are still persecuted for their sexual orientation. Kenya is – unfortunately – still one [….]

Queer women “invisible to the public eye, stereotyped and facing prejudice”

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Eight out of 10 believe they might have come out sooner if brands had shown people like them in ads when they were growing up BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGES THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION. Research by UK media agency UM revealed today shows that more than nine out of 10 queer women believe they are negatively stereotyped [….]

In the face of discrimination

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On IDAHOBIT, Anisa Easterbrook learns about LGBTQI rights in Poland BY ANISA EASTERBROOK Today marks International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia or, the shortened catchier version that you’ll see trending on Twitter which has absolutely nothing to do with The Lord Of The Rings – IDAHOBIT. This day was created in 2004 to [….]