LGBTQ

Queer people grow old, too
Film

Queer people grow old, too

From social clubs and custom painted vans to bathhouses and retirement communities, more and more filmmakers and photographers are showing what life actually looks like for LGBTQ+ elders.

Written by: Jake Hall

Thousands join vigils in memory of Brianna Ghey
Activism

Thousands join vigils in memory of Brianna Ghey

Rest in pride — Following the brutal killing of trans teenager Brianna Ghey in Warrington this weekend, thousands gather at events held around the UK and Ireland in her name.

Written by: Ben Smoke

An electrifying portrait of New York’s ballroom community
Photography

An electrifying portrait of New York’s ballroom community

Yohon Tatum, aka Legendary Father of the House of Tisci, reflects on nurturing a new generation of talent.

Written by: Miss Rosen

What 2022 meant for trans rights in the UK
Activism

What 2022 meant for trans rights in the UK

Fight for liberation — We look back on a year that saw solidarity and strength in the face of huge blows to the trans community.

Written by: Caleb Howard

Inside Ireland’s first queer Gaelic football team
Magazine

Inside Ireland’s first queer Gaelic football team

Wear your colours — As the country slowly frees itself from the grip of social conservatism, its national sports are modernising too, powered by a new generation of athletes and fans determined to create more inclusive spaces. At the forefront of this movement is Na Gaeil Aeracha, the country’s first ever queer GAA club.

Written by: Róisín Lanigan

How one Australian teen changed trans rights for good
Film

How one Australian teen changed trans rights for good

Dreamlife of Georgie Stone — A new documentary follows the story of a teen whose battle changed the law on access to treatment for trans youth.

Written by: Molly Cavanagh

How protestors won the battle to save kink spaces
Activism

How protestors won the battle to save kink spaces

United in leather — Last week, Tower Hamlets council removed its nudity-restricting licensing conditions. It represents a huge win for London’s kink community, reports Bella Saltiel.

Written by: Bella Saltiel

Workers in queer spaces are standing up for their rights
Activism

Workers in queer spaces are standing up for their rights

Hot strike summer — As spiralling inflation sees a sharp rise in industrial action, hospitality staff in LGBTQ+ venues are finally demanding better pay and working conditions.

Written by: Ella Glover

The DIY group carving out space for women’s football
Outdoors

The DIY group carving out space for women’s football

Baller FC — With the Women’s Euros in full swing, last week saw glorious, sweaty celebrations take place in a dedicated, safe space for female and non-binary fans.

Written by: Ben Smoke

The weird, wild and forgotten history of Leicester Pride
Activism

The weird, wild and forgotten history of Leicester Pride

From Michael Jackson superfans to far-right organising, the overlooked story of Leicester’s inaugural Pride march is a reminder of the power of collective resistance in the face of bigotry.

Written by: Liz Yeates

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