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 [….]

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 [….]

Trans, pants and global plans

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Carmen Liu introduces the world’s first lingerie collection created exclusively for trans women BY SOPHIE ROBBINS I looked at the waiter behind the drinks table in the reception area and had a moment of cognitive dissonance.  For a moment, I was back in a dimly remembered world of receptions, PR launches and cavernous venues veined [….]

Andee Ryder becomes first trans producer-director to be nominated for a BAFTA

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“There’s an issue with diversity within the industry; there’s also promise – but it won’t change overnight” BY EMILY EATON Andee “Dee” Ryder’s recent film McQueen, a feature-length documentary on Alexander McQueen, has received two nominations: Outstanding British Film and Documentary – making Dee the first trans producer-director to be nominated for the prestigious award. Here, [….]

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 [….]

Could bisexual women be more likely to experience domestic abuse?

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This LBT Women’s Health Week, SafeLives – in partnership with Stonewall and Galop – are shining a light on bi victims of domestic abuse BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE March 12-16 marks Lesbian, Bi and Trans Women’s Health Week, the aim of which is to raise awareness about lesbian, bisexual and trans women’s health inequalities, and to [….]