Channel 4’s Where Have All The Lesbians Gone? is available on All 4 now

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Airing during #LesbianVisibilityWeek, Where Have All The Lesbians Gone? features interviews with Rosie Jones, Jen Brister and Reeta Loi BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGES BY VIC LENTAIGNE/CHANNEL 4 The creation of director Brigid McFall and photographer Vic Lentaigne, Channel 4’s Where Have All The Lesbians Gone? explores what it means to be a lesbian during 2022. [….]

Channel 4 Interim Chair Dawn Airey talks LGBTQI representation in media, Women’s Football and being brave

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Dawn’s appointment as Interim Chair of Channel 4 was confirmed by Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries this week BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGES BY CHANNEL 4 Dawn Airey is the very definition of a trailblazer. One of the most powerful women in the media landscape, this week, she was announced as the Interim Chair of Channel 4, [….]

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Ofcom appoints out lesbian Dawn Airey as Channel 4 non-executive director

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An important moment for representation at Channel 4, Dawn will serve on the Board for a minimum of three years BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY GETTY IMAGES Forming one of four new appointments, former Channel 5 executive and out lesbian Dawn Airey has been appointed a non-executive director at Channel 4. David Kogan (BBC, Reuters), [….]

Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival Best British shorts available for streaming on All 4 from 29 Nov

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This year’s festival celebrated a range of LGBTQI stories in film, with wins from Senan Kara and Rebel Dykes BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY IRIS PRIZE Great news, DIVAs! The fifteen LGBTQI films shortlisted for the 2021 Iris Prize Best British Short, supported by Film4, will be available on Channel 4 and All 4 from [….]

BBC quits Stonewall Diversity Champions programme in the wake of anti-trans article

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The Diversity Champions programme helps companies to promote LGBTQIA workplace equality BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY PIXABAY The BBC has announced its departure from the Stonewall Diversity Champions programme following recent controversies surrounding its coverage of LGBTQIA issues. It follows Channel 4 and Ofcom, reflecting internal concerns over its ability to remain impartial. The Stonewall [….]

SCREEN: Jake and Hannah Graf’s journey to parenthood premieres tonight on Channel 4

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Our Baby: A Modern Miracle is a fascinating documentary exploring a transgender couple’s journey to becoming parents  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Starting a family can be a difficult process for many people, but especially so when both parents are transgender.  Jake and Hannah Graf, the most high-profile transgender couple in the UK, welcomed their first child, [….]