Feminist Gender Equality Network condemns decision by the EHRC to intervene in Scottish Gender Recognition Act Reform and Conversion Therapy Ban

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The Gender Recognition Act has not been updated since 2004 BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION/ZACKARY DRUCKER Today, the Feminist Gender Equality Network has joined an increasing number of LGBTQI organisations in condemning the decision made by the EHRC to intervene in the reform of the Scottish Gender Recognition Act and the [….]

Drag performer Lilly Snatchdragon talks The Grotteaux, problematic south-east Asian stereotypes and her engagement

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“I developed Lilly as a western stereotype of south-east Asian women” BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY CAPTURED BY CORINNE Co-founder of pan-Asian drag collective The Bitten Peach and talent showcase LADS, Lilly Snatchdragon is taking the drag world by storm. Exploring her south-east Asian heritage through comedic tropes, Lilly is pointing out both systemic racism [….]

Meet Em Stroud, the queer clown portraying non-binary alter ego “Orange”

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“I realised when I hit my 40s that I had spent much of my life shying away from the ‘gay market’” BY SAMANTHA GRIERSON, IMAGE BY EM STROUD “‘So, what do you do?’ asks an attractive woman I’ve met for a dinner date. I look at her and take the plunge. ‘I am a clown’”. [….]

Get ready for the UK’s first major LGBTQI event since lockdown

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Featuring X Factor’s Marcus Collins and Amelia Lily, Drag Race queen Cheryl Hole and 90s legends S Club, the celeb-studded show will raise vital funds for Liverpool Pride Foundation BY MARTINE HESS X Factor star Marcus Collins is set to perform at the UK’s first major LGBTQI event since lockdown, in support of charity work [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: “I think people are working really hard to improve LGBTQ+ representation and to make the industry more accessible.”

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Melanie Rogan from Financial Times spoke to Zoe Schulz from myGwork about LGBTQ+ inclusion in tech, co-leading Proud FT, and how the network is currently pushing for trans inclusion in the workplace. Mel’s journey into tech hasn’t been straightforward, although, she admits, it does make sense as she was always obsessed with making websites on GeoCities. She now leads a tech team [….]

Believe education should be more inclusive? Then don’t miss Pride in Education 3

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This free online event features panel discussions, live Q&As, workshops and more IMAGE BY KATERINA HOLMES FOR PEXELS We’re really excited about the news that #PrideInEducation3 is back for a third year. It’s an incredibly important event – the first ever global equality inclusion conference specifically aimed at educators, teachers, publishers and anyone else who [….]

Queer Qreate: A new online festival celebrating LGBQTI creators

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“It’s kind of like a really fun colourful QVC” BY NADIA DAVIES A new online festival dedicated to promoting and celebrating LGBTQI+ brands, businesses, artists, and creators launches next week.  Running from 2 – 5 April, Queer Qreate is a live interactive experience celebrating LGBTQI+ creators and small businesses. Over 35 brands, creators and artists are [….]