The first time my girlfriend kissed me in public, I went home and cried. I cried because she had never dated a girl before, had never kissed a girl in public before, and it hadn’t […]
For as long as members of the LGBT+ community have been visible in society, their right to exist has been under attack. The gay community has suffered violence, discriminatory legislation, and oppressive dogmatic ideologies that not only undermine the rights people have to
self-identify and express themselves but also serve to dehumanize and degrade innocent members of society.
As ‘She’ is the only lesbian-priority venue in London and the monthly ‘Dyke Chambers’ night at Wharf Chambers the only lesbian-focused night in Leeds, it often seems as though the ‘L’ in ‘LGBT’ is cast […]
The LGBT+ community is frequently called the ‘gay community’ by much of wider society. This seems exclusive and would be all too easy to write off as a privileged majority playing catch up if the […]
The legacy of colonialism is ever-enduring. Since the 1600s, European powers Spain, Portugal, Germany, and Britain alike have been colonizing all over the world. Age-old Conservatives, including dear-old Boris, speak of traditional “British” values and […]
“Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?” – A piece of paper put in my letterbox which determined the course of LGBT+ history in Australia On the 14th of November at […]
Mae Martin has performed at Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Leeds’ very own Brudenell Social Club. Originally hailing from Canada, she is currently based in the UK, recently appearing on Russell Howard’s Good News and BBC […]