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Video: Break The Silence

These brave Russian activists are making sure that LGBT voices are never silenced.

Today, April 17th, is the International Day of Silence. Around the world, communities are drawing attention to the fact that discrimination and violence against LGBT people is happening, and yet is silenced, all over the world. 64 more words

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Bye bye biphobia

This week I have a thing or two to say about biphobia – and I invite you to join me for a film premiere!

Us bisexual people can have it tricky sometimes. 393 more words

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It’s time for the media to become trans friendly

My friend Nell is transgender and I have no interest in seeing what she looked like before she transitioned. It is none of my business and it shouldn’t be the business of any media reporting on the abuse she suffered. 786 more words

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My most recent publications

Time for a bit of shameless self-promotion… Here are a few of my most recent publications.

From a piece about the difficulties some women face when coming out to a talk about Women in Media at London School of Economics… here are some of the things I’ve written about in the past month. 256 more words

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Last week was Meat Free Week – but so is this week, and every week in my life

“Why are you a vegetarian, do you feel sorry for the animals?” The world is full of smug meat eaters, but guess what, you don’t need to be one of them. 734 more words

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Mini March Travel Diary

What a month it’s been.

Here’s a mini diary from spring so far.


Two weeks ago I was sitting in Stockholm overlooking one of the capital’s many waterways. 321 more words

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Do we need a “gay” scene? What about LGBT specific services and spaces? Is a lack of LGBT specific establishments a sign of an inclusive community? 270 more words

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