Opinion News

Right Wing Papers' Hypocrisy Called Out

The Daily Mail newspaper, which is greatly hated amongst LGBTQIA people, has been accused of revealing its rank hypocrisy in a piece it published about Republican protesters during the period of mourning for the late Queen. The Daily Mail appeared to suggest that it was right that these people had their freedom of speech curtailed. And yet, as LGBTQIA people have long pointed out, the Mail always accuses other people, most recently transgender women, of curtailing its freedom of speech.

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Diana's AIDS Work Remembered 25 Years On

This week marks the twenty fifth anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, sometimes known as the “People’s Princess”. We heard many moving tributes to Diana from grass roots media during the week, including some great programming from Grampian Hospital Radio in Aberdeen.

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Continuing Commercial Conundrum for Prides

Much needed publicity was given to the Queer Emporium Shop in Cardiff on the BBC Wales news website this week, as the city gears up for its Pride Week.

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Making Sense of the World at Rational Inquiry

The Centre for Inquiry and Richard Dawkins Website host their joint online open ended discussion for atheists and agnostics for the month of August. The crisis in American and British democracy is analysed in great and intelligent detail.

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Toxic Reactionaries Threaten All Minorities

Skylar Baker-Jordan has written for the “Independent” newspaper on the links between a group of white nationalists and fascists who were arrested before they could disrupt a Pride event in Idaho, and the wider US far right toxicity post-Trump.  Skylar notes “the attempted attack on the Idaho Prid

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23
May

Justin Mahboubian-Jones - Community Engagement Manager at the LGBTQIA health charity LGBT Hero, has written a powerful blog piece for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.

20
May

Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has declined an invite to attend the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations outside Buckingham Palace.

16
May

It seems that white male crusaders for free speech, who regularly bemoan modern young people, LGBTQIA+ people and other minorities for taking umbrage at their views, are not so interested in free d

26
Apr

Eva Wiseman writing in the Observer newspaper warns against puritanism on both the extreme political left and right as she analyses what is driving anti-sex crusades in the UK and US, which frequen

14
Apr

Arwa Mahdawi writing in the Guardian warns feminists, LGBTQIA people, people with alternative lifestyles and anyone who is not a “cisgender white straight male” to set aside their differences and u

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