The University of Leeds’ LGBTQ+ Staff Network and University College Union (UCU) have written a joint letter to the VC Simone Buitendijk calling for an end to what they call the “hostile environment” on campus for transgender staff and students
Ioana Grădinaru investigates why lesbians have faced worsening mental health and loneliness in recent times.
Warning: this piece contains spoilers! In possibly the greatest episode of Drag Race UK to date, the contestants were tasked with writing and performing verses of ‘UK Hun?’ with the guidance of pop legend MNEK. […]
Warning, this piece contains spoilers! It’s safe to say that this week’s episode of Drag Race UK was saturated with twists and turns: to quote Welsh icon Tayce, “the cheek, the nerve, the audacity, the […]
Being single and alone during this lockdown has been, to say the least, a test. Such mass loneliness is unheard of in modern times. This difficult ordeal is neatly reflected in the estimated increase in […]
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has made its decision public after ruling in March that Peru has been responsible for the rape and torture of a trans woman whilst in police custody. This decision […]
February is LGBTQ+ History Month and at The Gryphon we want to shine a light on some of the exceptional people and movements that have made, and are continuing to make, strides to stamp out […]
Statistics published by both The Gryphon and the University reveal that certain groups of students face a far greater likelihood of dropping out of university. Between the academic years in 2018/19, statistics reveal that University […]
The whole case of Folau is quite symbolic of LGBT in sport, many institutions, teams and players actively showing their support and vehemently expressing their displeasure at those exhibiting homophobic comments; meanwhile, a minority continue to show lack of awareness or acceptance.
Image Credit- The Mirror The lack of openly gay players in professional football is an issue that cannot be explained by one single factor. It’s a subject raising many questions not only about the sport […]
Sam Lawrence review the latest season of one of Netflix’s most acclaimed shows, Sex Education.
Leeds City Council has removed an advert for an upcoming Lesbian Strength march after its organisers reportedly told the council that transgender women would not be allowed to participate. The group Lesbian Strength have said […]