WOMEN ON TOP: I struggled for so long to accept who I really was

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Amy Smith from Fitch Group spoke to Zoe Schulz from myGwork about learning to accept herself, coming out at work, and what organizations can do to support their LGBTQ+ employees. Amy describes her teens and 20s as if she was living a double life. Growing up in the 1990s, there were no LGBTQ+ people around her so she turned secretly, [….]

Together in difference: Why queer community is so important

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Queer working class disabled writer, artist and activist Jet Moon on togetherness at the heart of a new writing project for survivors BY JET MOON Today I am surprised when a new generation of LGBTIQ+ people (usually on social media) raise concerns about the word “Queer” being offensive.  I use the word Queer to describe [….]

Queer herstory: What weird and wonderful things will you preserve for future generations?

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Roni Guetta, Project Manager of Queer Heritage South, on identity, memory and herstory BY RONI GUETTA On 8 April 2021, following two years of hard work, our team launched the Queer Heritage South Digital Museum. It’s a new, community generated, digital archive of all things related to queer life in Brighton, Hove and beyond. “If I am not for myself, [….]

NEWS: LGBTQI community responds to Biden’s election victory

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Here’s what the LGBTQI community had to say in light of the news Biden will become the 46th president of the U.S. 🌈 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The LGBTQI community can breathe easier today knowing it has true allies in the White House after a historic win for Joe Biden at the weekend, as well as [….]

LGBTQ+ DISABLED QUEER AND HEAR – FIRST VIRTUAL PRIDE

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UK NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANISATION ‘LGBTQ+ DISABLED QUEER AND HEAR’ LAUNCHES UK’S FIRST VIRTUAL PRIDE EVENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES The first pride event for LGBTQ+ people with disabilities will open on Saturday 22nd August at 13:00 via YouTube, allowing for the first time a celebration of uniqueness and diversity within an often-forgotten part of the LGBTQ+ [….]

NEWS: LCR Pride Foundation launch new theme for 2020

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Young At Heart will focus on the health and well-being of the LGBTQI community BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The LCR Pride Foundation has revealed its 2020/21 theme, “Young at Heart,” alongside a series of online events and initiatives to keep the Liverpool City Region’s LGBTQI community and its allies connected during the current Covid-19 pandemic.  The [….]

NEWS: Celebrity a cappella group sing for care workers

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Huge names such as Sam Bailey and Divina de Campo have joined forces in aid of The Care Workers’ Charity BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Ever wanted to see a bunch of your favourite celebs singing a cappella versions of some gay anthems? Today is your lucky day. An a cappella army of celebrities and entertainment personalities [….]