Pride And Shame

Adrienne Macartney | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Adrienne Macartney

Not pride and back slapping well done all rounds. I don't want my grief to be sanitised with commercialised celebrations of exaggerated unity. Keep your coloured bit of rainbow cloth. I do not want it. It means little to me. My reality and lived experience do not relate to it.

Trans Women Are Real - Whether You Like It Or Not

Owl | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Dear feminists who do not believe trans women are real women, I have a message for you. Your feminism can never be truly feminist, because feminism is inclusive of women from all walks of life, and that includes trans women.

Those Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Trans Person

Owl | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ask yourselves whether you would be comfortable answering such questions. I also urge you to take it further than just ask questions - be curious, care about these issues and see how you can help. Educate yourselves and help educate others. Because we need allies in this fight and you might just be that ally if you care enough.

Russia's Ban On 'Homosexual Propaganda'

Sonia Zhuravlyova | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sonia Zhuravlyova

The fight against homophobia is a global one. Russia, which, twenty years ago took one step forward by decriminalising homosexuality, recently took two leaps back. A law has been passed in eight major cities, including St Petersburg, that bans "public action aimed at propagandising sodomy, lesbianism, bisexualism, and transgenderism among minors".

Sealed With A Kiss: Gay Equality Campaign In Russia Shows Couples Kissing On Postcards

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 08.10.2012 | Home

When a law was recently passed in Russia to prevent displays of public affection between LBTQI couples across eight major cities, one website decided ...