Why we need to talk about bi women and victim blaming

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“Bisexual women are used to feeling invisible – instead, let’s create queer spaces that are genuinely inclusive” BY RUTH DAVIES The tension between feeling “too gay” when you’re around straight people and “not gay enough” when you’re in queer spaces can be uncomfortable, frustrating and erasing. Thankfully, more bi people are speaking up about bi-erasure [….]

Coming Clean

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As a queer woman, what can I learn from Kevin Elyot’s 1982, male-focused play and what it says about relationships of both its time – and today? BY EMILY GARSIDE As the 25th anniversary production of Coming Clean transfers to the West End, it’s worth considering how different our perspectives on LGBT+ relationships are today. What should [….]

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 [….]

Why WayHaught gets WLW representation right

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Tab Sylvester sings the praises of Wynonna Earp’s same-sex love story BY TAB SYLVESTER  Although it wasn’t until season three that Kat Barrell was finally featured in the opening credits of Syfy’s Wynonna Earp, fans knew that this moment was inevitable. Barrell plays Sheriff Nicole Haught, who runs the police department in Purgatory. Her relationship [….]