Checking in with the bisexual community

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9 Bisexuals on their awakenings, bi icons and the issues bi folks face BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY HANNAH BUSING Happy Bisexuality Awareness week! To celebrate, I wanted to check in with various members of the community on the bi-agenda. What’s your favourite thing about being bi? Malaika Kegode (she/her): The T-shirts. Just kidding. My [….]

Welcome to the Queer Emporium, a magical must-see collective of LGBTQI-owned businesses in Cardiff

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Whether you’re a local, or you’re planning a visit to the Welsh capital over the summer, make sure to stop by this shopping utopia BY POLLY ANGELOVA My first visit to the Queer Emporium started off with the intention to quickly pop in, ask owner Yan White if he’d be happy to answer some questions, [….]

Aisling O’Connor wants to Explore You and we think you should let her

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This queer anthem is going straight on our summer playlist IMAGES BY ADAM MARTIN @adamathart Is it hot in here or is it just Aisling O’Connor’s sizzling new single? 🔥 Explore You, released today, is an “unapologetic celebration” of queer sexuality and has all the hallmarks of a summer anthem. It’s certainly going straight on our [….]

Running queer and the transformative power of connection

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Can running help to connect us to our queer identities? BY CARRIE LYELL In March this year, I ran my first half marathon. That might not seem like much of achievement to you ultra marathon runners out there, but for me, it was huge.  There were no spectators lining the streets, cheering me on. No [….]

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 [….]

OPINION: Not gay enough for TikTok?

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Are stereotypes online doing damage to LGBTQI young people? BY MICHELE THEIL There are countless videos on TikTok exploring different aspects of the queer community. From activism on behalf of the LGBTQI+ community to videos about what your celebrity crush means for your sexuality, there is a strong presence of queer teens and young adults [….]