Paula Akpan, founder of Black Queer Travel Guide, on travelling the globe as a Black and queer person.
With more than 70 countries in the world where homosexuality is illegal, facing discrimination could be likely when travelling or globetrotting. After an experience with her girlfriend, journalist and historian Paula Akpan, decided to create an app to safely guide others like her when planning trips.
RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 star, Nina West, talks about her new Christmas album and how the music video for single ‘Cha Cha Heels’ was inspired by queer director John Waters. And the launch of a new single ‘Santa Will Be Gone’ featuring The Vox Ensemble of Columbus Gay Men's Chorus. West, who is played by Andrew Levitt, also talks about finding a chosen family as a queer person if you have issues gaining acceptance in your family - something Levitt has experienced.
On National Coming Out Day, LGBTQ people took to Twitter to share their experiences. Here are eight pieces of advice that stood out.
At 16, Faz and his brothers became housing insecure when their mother died. For Faz though things became even tougher when their identity presented issues and they struggled to find alternate living arrangements. After the local authority failed them Faz was essentially homeless until finding emergency shelter at the AKT emergency ‘Purple Door’ accommodation for LGBTQ+.
Host, DJ and presenter Miss Jason raised over £16,000 for the Queer, Trans, Intersex, Black, Indigenous And People Of Colour UK Hardship Fund. By enlisting the help of celebrities including Lily Allen, FKA Twigs and Mabel as well as a host of designers, Miss Jason garnered over 600 donated items for sale.
With every election, politics is getting more and more diverse.
HuffPost UK speaks to eight queer people, who share differing stories of what parental allyship means to them.
I love my partner with all my being, but that sometimes means I feel my queer identity is being erased.
Kumar, whose MNC colleagues call him 'Chief Fun Officer', posts videos on TikTok and Facebook that are infectious in their joy and excitement.