Equality

  • LGBT+ History Month 19/28: Allies – Law Reformers

    It goes without saying that LGBTQ+ people are amazing.  We are.  I’ve decided as such and my word is gospel at this point.  That being said, I wouldn’t be allowed to say that if it were not for some of...

  • LGBT+ History Month 18/28: Paris Lees

    [DISCLAIMER] This post touches on sensitive topics including self-harm and suicide and you should not proceed should these subjects cause distress. In today’s edition of the Queeroes series we are looking at a pioneering trans icon.  Her work on furthering...

  • LGBT+ History Month 17/28: Jessica Kellgren-Fozard

    What’s more diverse than the LGBTQ+ community?  We come in a range of nationalities, our genders vary inside and out of the spectrum and we are finding more and more ways to celebrate who we are.  That being said it...

  • LGBT+ History Month 16/28: Sally Hitchiner

    When you think about the LGBTQ+ community you are likely to think about religion.  The two have a long standing, textured history that goes back thousands of years.  Today the divided conversation continues and is one that’s very close to...

  • LGBT+ History Month 15/28: Roberta Cowell

    Week 3 of LGBTQ+ History Month begins and with it the ever-growing list of our Queeroes. So far, we’ve discovered activists, pacifists, and educationalists.  We’ve seen refugees become saviours.  Literary greats become write offs.  We’ve even seen war heroes labelled...

  • LGBT+ History Month 14/28: Tonie Walsh

    Happy Valentine’s day everyone!  Whether you’re with friends, family, loved ones, or you’re by yourself, I hope the day is an extra lovely love filled one. Speaking of love, as we reach the mid-point of LGBTQ+ History Month, the Queeroes...

  • LGBT+ History Month 13/28: Arsham Parsi

    In the UK, we often take for granted just how lucky we are when it comes to equality.  I for one often forget that, as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, I am afforded the rights and privileges that I...

  • LGBT+ History Month 12/28: Stephen Whittle

    [DISCLAIMER] This post touches on sensitive topics including self-harm and suicide and you should not proceed should these subjects cause distress. As we approach the weekend of the second week that is LGBTQ+ History month, I hope that this series...

  • LGBT+ History Month 11/28: Lady Phyll

    It goes without saying that culture is a wonderous and diverse thing.  It’s important for growth, development and making us all better human beings.  Without it, the world would be a terrible place and progress wouldn’t even be a word....

  • LGBT+ History Month 10/28: Jan Morris

    Today’s entrant in the queeroes series was brought to my attention by a former Kaleidoscope member.  She regaled at the significance of their work and the lasting impact they had on the world.  This person has had an exceptional career...