Remembering Lyra McKee

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Jacquie Lawrence pays tribute to the young journalist murdered in Northern Ireland on Good Friday Lyra McKee, the talented young journalist, advocate and activist for the LGBTQI community, was murdered on the 21st anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday agreement by a terrorist suspected to be a member of the self-named “New IRA”. [….]

“Now is not the time to be complacent about LGBTQI+ rights”

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Julie from Willis Towers Watson opens up to myGwork‘s Louise Sinnerton about living in Spain while Brexit plays out Picture by Reyes Cervantes for REDI, panel speaker at a REDI event  Julie’s story is not uncommon among British people – she moved to Spain in 2001 and has built a life here. Julie is among [….]

The sun is shining

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“It’s been a whirlwind crazy mess, but brilliant at the same time” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE Jeepers, I have no idea where the time is going. It’s been so long since I have had the opportunity to blog and I’m really missing that chance to have some time out to myself. Trying to squeeze in any [….]

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 [….]

Secret Diary of a Door Girl #7: Man Up, The Glory

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Working on the door at queer female events across the capital, this week, The Glory’s Man Up, Europe’s biggest drag king battle WORDS BY CLARE HAND, IMAGES BY LYLA JOHNSTON “I reckon she only does it to pick up women,” said The Glory’s Jack Cullen mischievously, as he handed me a clipboard rammed with ripped-out [….]