The Brit Awards get rid of gendered categories

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Whilst more needs to be done to ensure improved representation of both women and non-binary people within the music industry, this is a positive step towards inclusive change BY KEAH LILY, IMAGES VIA INSTAGRAM AND WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Earlier this week the Brit Awards announced they would no longer be using the gendered categories to identify [….]

SCREEN: Under My Skin premieres at Raindance tonight, fancy a look at the trailer?

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Under My Skin is the non-binary romance film we’ve always wanted BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Before it’s premiere at Raindance Film Festival this evening, we thought you might want to cast your eyes on the trailer for Under My Skin. With four non-binary actors in its ensemble cast, this beautifully shot independent drama brings a multitude [….]

SCREEN: Dua Saleh joins Sex Education as the show’s first Black, non-binary character

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Season three can’t come quick enough 📺 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM If you needed anymore convincing of how great Sex Education is, the announcement of three new cast members, including the show’s first Black, non-binary character, should be enough to get you on board. We’ve loved it since day one for it’s dedication towards [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: Beyond the binary

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A very brief introduction to gender non-conforming cultures around the world BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE “The workings of gender are key to our identities, intimate relationships, everyday experiences, and social and cultural positioning,” begins Sally Hines, associate professor at The University Of Leeds and author of recently published book Is Gender Fluid? “Understandings, and thus practices, [….]

Opinion: “Trans and non-binary representation is exceedingly vital”

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Playwright Nelly Kelly reflects on 10 years of the groundbreaking piece of theatre, and an extraordinary twist of fate BY NELLY KELLY I can still remember the day I read The Gospel According To Jesus, Queen Of Heaven. I was sitting on the floor propped against the single bed in my mum’s box room, having [….]

WATCH: True Love Or True Lies – MTV’s most diverse show in history

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We caught up with the queer couples in the cast to hear all about the show  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Last night was a turning point for reality television as MTV’s latest dating show, True Love Or True Lies, aired its first episode. The show features couples from all walks of life, including queer, non-binary and [….]

Trans and non-binary inclusive sexual health clinic opens in London

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Clinic offers a safe space to receive sexual health services, advice, and support BY LUCY KNIGHT. IMAGE THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION A trans-inclusive sexual health clinic will open at the end of the month in King’s College Hospital, south London offering sexual health services, advice and support. The Camberwell clinic is the second service to [….]