Sabrina Barbic: “Tolerance is not good enough. We need to advocate for acceptance”

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Sabrina Barbic, General Manager at Gilead in the Netherlands speaks to myGwork about diversity at work, unconscious bias and the never-ending nature of coming out WORDS: LOUISE SINNERTON “We need to make the topic of LGBTQI+ constantly relevant, and engaging, rather than something scary to talk about” says Sabrina Barbic, General Manager at Gilead in the Netherlands, [….]

Ellen Page: “I feel profoundly grateful that I am able to be out”

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The actor and activist talks to Roxy Bourdillon about sex scenes and standing in her truth PHOTO: DAVID SORCHER/LIONSGATE It’s Valentine’s Day 2014 and Ellen Page is onstage at the Human Rights Campaign conference in Las Vegas. She’s wearing black skinny jeans and a t-shirt with “All love” printed on it. She looks a little [….]

OPINION: “Isn’t it time for more positive LGBTQI+ stories onscreen?”

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Filmmaker Joe Solomon explains why it’s so important to create celebratory queer cinema BY JOE SOLOMON Do you remember the first person you came out to? What was going through your head? According to Dr Shainna Ali, in article in Psychology Today The Coming Out cycle, the following questions invariably crop up: Will ________ understand? [….]

Carol Ann Duffy told me I was gay

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“How had she achieved the task of spinning this raw, wordless pain into neat dimensions, and stunning prose? How had she found me?” BY AYSE “BLUE” HUSEYIN The year was 2013. The summer Orange Is The New Black would drag thousands of women out of the closet by the ankle, the photograph of Angelina Jolie [….]