Sandi Toksvig: “I’m still a lesbian”

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National treasure Sandi Toksvig reflects on the reaction of the tabloid press to her coming out BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS In 1994, Sandi Toksvig became the first lesbian in the UK to come out while in the public eye, after hearing rumours that she was about to be outed by a tabloid. Now a national treasure, [….]

OPINION: What kids want to know about LGBTQI women

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“When I was a teenager, I didn’t realise that one in 10 kids around me were also queer. Now I do, and it’s pretty powerful.” BY TAZ RASUL, IMAGE VIA SHUTTERSTOCK As a teenager in the early 2000s, I had just three main questions: When could I come out? Would the word “pansexual” ever be [….]

OPINION: Does Facebook have a problem with lesbians?

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Even as we head into 2020, lesbians must still battle in order to have their voices heard BY LINDA RILEY Working on the launch of DIVA’s 2020 strategy, which includes increasing our role within Lesbian Visibility Day, I was horrified to see that my attempt at using “@LesbianVisibility” as a username on Facebook was refused.  [….]