Opinion News

Tatchell Supports Demos, with Some Criticism

Gay human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell says that he broadly supported the demonstrations against the collective punishment of Palestinians for the activities of the Hamas regime in the Gaza strip.  In a post to his facebook feed, Mr Tatchell, who has often been criticised by other leftists for his stance against fundamentalist Palestinian groups, outlined his solution for the region, saying:  "Ceasefire now, humanitarian aid & prisoner exchange. Stop attacks on civilians & collective punishment of Gaza. These are war crimes. Peace with justice!

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Making Allies Across the Rainbow Communities

Storm Faerywolf writing at the pagan community website The Wild Hunt says that LGBTQ people need to unite across their differences, not just for political campaigning, but to gain an insight into other people whose lives are outside the mainstream.  In an wide ranging article whi

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A Spirited Defence of Gender Diversity

LGBTQIA New Age and Spirituality group Queer Spirit say "The British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, shocked and dismayed so many of us with his defiant declaration at the Conservative party conference that “a man is a man and a woman is a woman, that's just common sense!” Seems he

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Lesbian Romance Key to Celebrated Movie

QueerGuru Culture Website's Andrew Hebden gives a ringing endorsement this week to the movie "The Queen of My Dreams" which is the first Bollywood style movie written by and directed by Fawzia Mirza.   Andrew says "Azra (Amrit Kaur) is the rebellious daughter brought up in the We

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AI Facial Recognition is Bad News

Human Rights Watch says that intelligent software that enables facial recognition will always bad news for LGBTQIA people, black people, and minorities everywhere.  In their daily digest bulletin, the New York based international NGO reports:  "The use of facial recognition surve

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Ella Braidwood writes in the Guardian about the Kew Gardens exhibition on Queer Life of Plants, which runs until the end of October.  “I think the


The Daily Mirror reports that gay raconteur and broadcasting legend Stephen Fry is recovering in hospital this week after falling six feet from a stage in London. 


Dee Strutt, for the Southampton branch of the Socialist Party of England and Wales, formerly known as Militant, reported in the party's weekly paper on the success


There was more evidence that the fixation of the right wing Daily Mail newspaper on transgender women is beginning to be replaced by other imaginary adversaries as the moral panic


Cultural Website Espresso has caused a great deal of debate amongst literature fans by listing what it describes as the "twenty most overrated writers" of all time.  Several househ

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