HEALTH: Research finds that the sexual health needs of trans and non-binary individuals are not being met

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Good sexual health is vital for everyone, and Terrence Higgins Trust have the resources to help BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA TERRENCE HIGGINS TRUST New trans-specific sexual health information – led by and celebrating trans, non-binary and gender diverse people – has been published by the UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins [….]

CHARITY: Opening Doors reveal the issues faced by the elderly LGBTQI community during lockdown

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Older LGBTQI people have been disproportionately affected by isolation and loneliness this year  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES VIA OPENING DOORS LONDON In a brand new Fabric Of Britain Report by Karmarama, Opening Doors have revealed how strongly impacted the elderly LGBTQI community have been by issues of isolation and loneliness during the Covid-19 pandemic in [….]

CHARITY: Just Like Us launch new #YoungerMe campaign

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A whole host of LGBTQI legends have gotten involved with the campaign to show that it always gets better   BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Just Like Us, the charity for LGBTQI young people, have today launched a new campaign called #YoungerMe to raise awareness that growing up LGBTQI is still unacceptably tough, and support LGBTQI young people [….]

MUSIC: Lanah. P releases a new Christmas single

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Ghosts Of Christmas Past will raise money for homeless charities and food banks this winter  BY DIVA STAFF Following the release of her single Human Race earlier this year, Lanah. P is back with a Christmas single to make a difference.  With a glittering career spanning the last few decades, her new yule tide single [….]

Great face masks for great causes 🌈

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From rainbow masks to vulva prints, we’ve got your face covered BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS With the current government guidelines due to Covid-19 meaning the vast majority of us need to wear face masks, we thought some of you might be looking for face masks that support some great causes.  Here are some that have sprung [….]

CHARITY: Stonewall Housing are working to ensure LGBTQI people live in safer homes

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Stonewall Housing have worked harder than ever to support LGBTQI individuals during the Covid-19 pandemic  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Stonewall Housing have been providing specialist LGBTQI support for vulnerable young people who have been made homeless primarily because of their gender identity or sexuality since 1986. It still remains the only housing association in London wholly dedicated to serving [….]

CHARITY: Mermaids are here to support trans and gender-diverse young people

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Find out how you can support the wonderful work of Mermaids this Trans Awareness Week and beyond  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Mermaids have been supporting trans and gender-diverse children, young people, and their families as far back as 1995. The team started as a small group of concerned parents sat around the kitchen table, sharing experiences [….]