Issy Kenney-Herbert stresses the fundamental importance of intersectionality in the LGBTQ+ community.
‘Whilst I still have far to go to work on my own conflicting feelings of pride and shame, pride this year has revealed to me just what there is to be proud of in this network of incredible people and mutual support, with an incredible history and a wealth of creations to explore.’
Emily Carr explores the effect of an online Pride.
Ellie Thompson chats with Lewis Campbell-Smith about his new creative and collaborative project, the zine Prism.
‘The ability of trans people to self-identify may legally be hanging in the balance, but no government can take from us the ability to speak up.’
Jenny Elizabeth Scoones writes about the profound impacts of the government’s plans to scrap reforms to the Gender Recognition Act.
‘Pride is not just simultaneous celebration and protest: the two combine to also produce hope.Seeing everyone together, out in the ‘open’, brings me hope that things will get better, for myself and everyone else.’
Mihir Rajamane explores the impact of Pride in India.
On the face of it, it sounds like a fantastic step forward in battling structural transphobia. Except for one small overlooked detail: they plan to convert one of the women’s facilities, not the men’s. And why is this a problem? I’ll explain.
Oxford’s LGBTQ+ nightclub The Plush Lounge has cut ties with the Oxford SU LGBTQ+ Campaign. Plush said it will no longer recognise the campaign as ‘an authoritative voice of the queer community in Oxford’. Plush,…
Merton’s code of conduct for its Equality Conversation 2020 event invited criticism from academics arguing for freedom of speech. The college’s removal of the code then provoked public reproval from student transgender activists.