Dustan Lance Black, George Takei and Owen Jones among those backing #GWithTheT

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Labour’s lead LGBTQI adviser calls for show of solidarity from gay, male community BY DIVA STAFF Labour’s lead LGBTQI advisor, Anthony Watson, has issued an open letter backed by high profile personalities in an attempt to unite gay men in solidarity with the trans community.  The equality tsar’s rallying cry comes as Stonewall, Britain’s leading [….]

How the language we use to speak about LGBTQI communities is changing…

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“Queer” tops vote at Transport For London’s panel event on the ways in which language surrounding identity is shifting BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS This February, Transport For London (TfL) held their LGBT History Month event with TfL staff network group, OUTbound. Consisting of a panel opening up the “hot topic” discussion on the ways language used [….]

Bang Bang Romeo’s Anastasia Walker chats coming out, Ru Paul’s Drag Race and Sofar Sounds

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“Growing up it was me, myself and I – I didn’t have any role models; I had to have that belief in myself BY EMILY EATON A “global community creating intimate gigs for artists and music lovers” Sofar Sounds is – if you haven’t already been – a bloody great way to spend an evening. It’s an [….]

6 ways to spend Valentine’s Day (when you don’t do Valentine’s Day)

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Be your own Galentine 💕 BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE  Ah, Valentine’s Day. I’ve already seen three lots of people rushing around, a bunch of roses pressed protectively against their chests, each with a look of mild worry in their eyes – did they only just remember? Have they got more than one Valentine to squeeze into [….]

OPINION: Are some feminists asking the wrong question about who counts as a “lesbian”?

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BY ALEX SHARPE, KEELE UNIVERSITY Kathleen Stock, a Professor of Philosophy at Sussex University, and enfant terrible of gender critical feminism, has recently asked: “can a biological male be a lesbian?” Of course, framing the question in this way tends to suggest a particular conclusion, one Stock wants us to draw, which is that trans [….]