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Drag Legend O'Grady Remembered

Matt Weaver at the University of Portsmouth writes in the academic news journal “The Conversation” about the artistry of the late Paul O’Grady and how he built on a long tradition of drag in British theatre to put LGBTQIA experiences centre stage and win over the love of the British public.  Matt writes “Drag is not only a unique display of artistry and a political standpoint; one of its primary functions has always been that of entertainment.

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Transphobic Papers Find a New "Moral Panic"

Many LGBTQIA activists will have noted with approval the disruption, backed by a broad coalition of animal rights groups, of the Grand National on 15th April.  Whilst of course there are LGBTQIA people who back horse racing, and equally some animal rights people

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Animal Charities Pay Tribute to Ally O'Grady

Vegan news site Plant Based News pays tribute to the late Paul O’Grady, gay hero and entertainer, who passed on to the realm of our LGBTQIA ancestors at the end of March.  Amy Buxton, writing for the site, said that animal welfare charities such as the RSPCA and the Battersea Dog

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Rules for Heterosexual Women in LGBT+ Spaces

Helen Scott, writing for the lesbian column in London scene magazine “Gay London Life” is the latest writer to raise the necessity of protecting LGBTQIA spaces.  She addresses in particular heterosexual women, who understandably use the gay scene because they will not get harassed by the clientel

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"Bizarre" Rant Published by Anti-Trans Person

Gay newswire Pink News describes as “bizarre” a rant published on You Tube by the anti-transgender campaigner who calls herself Posie Parker, a pseudonym.

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Marxist weekly newspaper The Weekly Worker, journal of the Communist Party of Great Britain (as distinct from the Communist Party of Britain, linked with the Morning Star paper), publishes a discur


Fine Ass Fatshion, a tumblr blog which, like much of the contemporary fat activist movement, is explicitly welcoming of LGBTQIA+ people, has posted a simple guide to the fat activist movement, noti


Damian Kerlin writing in the long standing gay magazine Attitude encouraged heterosexual cisgender people who visit LGBTQIA+ clubs and pubs to “check their privilege” and remember that they are gue


On Christmas Eve, the progressive Christian organisation Ekklesia, which has always supported LGBTQIA Christians, reported that Symon Hill, the noted peace activist and spiritual affairs writer, wa


Gay musical hero Sir Elton John has become just the latest celebrity to quit the Twitter platform after its billionaire new owner, Elon Musk, allowed what have been described “superspreaders of hat

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