Pride in London
Around one in 250 people self-define as non-binary, yet many businesses don't cater for them.
On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, it matters we make ourselves visible no matter the risk, activist Andrew Lumsden writes
We have an obligation to ensure everyone in our schools is taught about what it means to be LGBT
The move, to "promote inclusion", has caused some fierce debate.
Organisers say they 'absolutely don’t condone' the messages distributed by activists.
Up to 30,000 are expected to take part.
Skittles gave up their rainbow, whilst brands from Barclays to Tesco are supporting new colourful versions of theirs. A hit with the creative industry, we have to ask if these temporary brand gestures can create a truly meaningful and lasting impact to the LGBT community?
The Danger Of Humour In Advertising - How Pride In London Managed To Cause Offence, Even With The Best Intentions
Any good politician will tell you not to take your core audience for granted. This is what seems to have happened with Pride in London this year. Of course Pride has evolved, but it must not end up with the LGBT community feeling marginalised at their own event.
Anyone who thinks we're done can take several seats. We still have so much stand up to here in the UK, abroad and within our own community. When the trans community is having to stand up for what most people would consider basic rights, the black community is still the target of extraordinary amounts of racism, women are still mistreated, and internalised homophobia means we're still really obsessed with masculinity and heteronormativity I think it's quite clear we're far from done.
I'm going to lay my cards on the table from the get-go: I am a dyed-in-the-wool pacifist. My views on the military are entirely