The tipping point was at the start of June, when I saw a rainbow sign outside the big Sainsbury’s on the edge of town. It dawned on me there might be a reason: Oh yes, it’s pride month. Except it’s not pride month here. Is it?
One in five lesbians and one in six bisexual women have experienced a hate crime in the last twelve months.
Is Great British Bake Off even Great British Bake Off without Mary, Sue, and Mel? (No. Not really.)
“Imagine if homosexuality was contagious, though. What a beautiful world that would be.”
After a decade of using our community to score votes, the Tories have shown that they were always waiting to throw us under the bus.
We’re allowing vulnerable refugees and migrants to come to harm, and it’s up to us to hold the government accountable.
Your guide to LGBT History Month events that don’t suck.
Is this show really only six years old? It feels like a lifetime ago.
Let this movie warm your heart and jerk your tears as we stumble into 2017.
Christmas Day sees the last episodes of the Bake Off as we know it; let’s see it off into the dark night together.
“But then, looking at voting demographics by age, I realised there was a 60% chance Mary Berry would have voted Brexit, and had to arrest the thought before it brought my entire cultural reality tumbling down.”
“It was while writing This Book Is Gay that I realised I had far more in common with trans women than I did with gay men and started speaking to a gender therapist. I am now on a waiting list to receive treatment from specialist doctors and nurses.”
Most trans stories on TV are forced into narrow, misguided and often inaccurate narratives. Here’s something you need to know about Channel 4’s “Girls to Men,” which airs tonight.
In poll results published Sunday by YouGov, a full 49% of 18-24 year olds identified as something other than exclusively heterosexual on the Kinsey scale.
For 24 hours, watch Maki’s video only here on Autostraddle dot com as part of Patchwork, a series exploring trans lives in Britain.
#TransStonewall, a closed door conference attended by 50 trans activists and community members, hopefully signals a positive future for Britain’s largest LGB charity and its relationship with the trans community.
If it’s something this country does right in the culinary department, it’s Nigella Lawson. And then cake.
The UK Home Office has a questionable track record when it comes to LGB asylum seekers, and for bisexual asylum seekers, narratives of “proving” sexuality or being “gay enough” can be deadly.
One great thing about having Netflix in the British Isles is that you find out there’s a lot more to BBC programming than Doctor What and Benadryl Cucumber. Let me introduce you to the fantastic show you’re sleeping on: Last Tango in Halifax.
The gayest thing in British women’s soccer since Bend It Like Beckham.
Reading lesbian subtext in everything since World War I.