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LGBT+ History Month – Harvey Milk

With the US Presidential Election looming in 2020, and the potential for openly gay Democrat candidate Pete Buttigieg to become a frontrunner (let’s pray that the Bible Belt of America doesn’t hunt him down with pitchforks), I thought it would be apt to talk about another groundbreaking politician – Harvey Milk. Some of you may […]

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LGBT+ History Month – Stormé DeLarverie

To kick off LGBT+ History Month, I have chosen to honour the inspirational Stormé DeLarverie. Now, whilst I’m sure most of you will have heard of the Stonewall Riots that kicked off the movement for gay rights, you may not have heard of this wonderful woman. The history books seem to have forgotten her along […]

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The Problem With Pride

Okay sit down, because we’re about to spill the tea. Ahhh Pride – what a wonderful thing. Whilst America have June for their pride month, we Brits have the whole summertime to celebrate just how far we have come for acceptance, and how much further we need to go. And whilst I (your ever humble, […]

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How To Be An Ally

We all know how important Pride Month is to the LGBT+ community, and we have all seen shocking stories in the news of hatred and violence against our colourful family. The work of an LGBT+ advocate is never over, and will never be over until everyone becomes an advocate for our rights. That’s right straight […]

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My Coming Out Story

When I was ten years old, a film franchise glossed our cinema screens and sent young girls into a whirlwind of emotion – I am of course talking about the Twilight Saga. Girls everywhere fell in love with the crappy love story of an emotionally unavailable high school girl, and her glittering vampire boyfriend. My […]

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LGBT+ Glossary

As we’re striving for tolerance and acceptance, more people are openly identifying themselves as being who they are. Sometimes though, it can be confusing. If you’re ever finding yourself struggling to understand, or just want to educate yourself, feel free to refer back to this list. Agender – a person with no (or little) connection […]

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The LGBT+ Mental Health Crisis

June is a time of celebration within the LGBT+ community. In June, we remember the bravery of those that fought against the police in the Stonewall Riots, and showed the world that love will always triumph over hate. Pride festivities will be taking place around the globe, and the fight for our basic human rights […]