GLOBAL PRIDE: Get ready for a 24-hour virtual Pride this Saturday

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Organisers say it has the potential to be the largest LGBTQI event ever as it shines a light on global diversity BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Global Pride 2020, the 24-hour virtual Pride taking place this weekend, aims to shine a light on LGBTQI members from every continent. Over 500 Pride and LGBTQI organisations from 91 countries [….]

SCREEN: Queer travel films for a sofa holiday

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Five films that will help you escape somewhere far away (without leaving the house) BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS It’s likely that many of us have already had our summer plans cancelled by the current COVID-19 pandemic, and there may be many travel restrictions continuing into the rest of the year. Lez be honest, we’re all craving [….]

RELATIONSHIPS: How coronavirus could impact cohabiting couples

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“You may be left wondering what your rights are” BY GIBSON KERR Co-habiting couples are being urged to take speedy and proper action if one of them was to die without making a will. Personal law specialists Gibson Kerr said with Coronavirus sadly claiming the lives of many people before their time, the remaining partner [….]

NEWS: Emerging humanitarian crisis for LGBTQI individuals amidst Coronavirus pandemic

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A new consultation by Kaleidoscope Trust reveals an unfolding humanitarian crisis  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Today, a new consultation by Kaleidoscope Trust of 34 LGBTQI charities working in 37 Commonwealth countries, reveals an unfolding humanitarian crisis for LGBTQI communities across the Commonwealth as a result of the current Covid-19 pandemic.  The governments’ responses [….]

Eight of the most heartwarming queer moments during lockdown

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Wholesome queer content to brighten up your lockdown BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA YOUTUBE We know it’s not easy to stay uplifted during lockdown. It’s okay to have your wobbly moments and listen to all of King Princess’s saddest songs on repeat. But if you’re looking for some heartwarming content that will put a smile [….]

FAMILY: Concerned parents denied contact with children during COVID-19

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“There are some parents who are taking advantage of the current unprecedented times to refuse contact” BY GILSON GRAY A worrying trend is developing with parents using the Coronavirus lockdown to prevent ex-partners from seeing their children, a leading family law expert has warned. Gilson Gray’s Family Law team have received a dramatic increase in [….]

LOVE INC: How to tie the knot during lockdown

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Founder of Love Inc Brittny Drye on how to adapt your wedding during uncertain times BY CHARLIE VOGELSANG. IMAGE PHIL VAN NOSTRAND A fierce cheerleader for marriage equality, Brittny Drye is the founder and editor-in-chief of Love Inc., the leading equality wedding magazine where all couples are equally represented. Launched in 2013, Love Inc. provides [….]