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The Stonewall Riots and its legacy 50 years on

Amongst many of our generation, it is the vivid red ‘SOME PEOPLE ARE GAY. GET OVER IT!’ posters that decorated PSCHE classrooms in secondary school that come to mind when…

There is no one way to be a woman: the future of our rights includes trans identities

Last Wednesday the University of Edinburgh platformed a panel discussion organised by the university’s Institute for Education, Teaching and Leadership. The speakers invited were women often referred to as “TERFs”…

The over-sexualisation of LGBTQ+ love is unacceptable in 2019

Edinburgh-based poet Rachel Plummer’s new book, Wain, is a children’s collection based on Scottish mythology, reimagined with an LGBTQ+ focus. It contains poignant poems by Plummer and stunning illustrations by…

Marking the End of LGBTQ+ History Month: Celebrating the Scientists

To mark the end of LGBTQ+ History month, the Science and Technology Section presents a personal selection of outstanding contemporary and historic scientists across subjects and the rainbow. This article…

LGBTQ+ History Month: the events taking place across Edinburgh

This LGBTQ+ History Month is a particularly special one as it marks fifty years since the Stonewall Riots in New York. This was one of the fundamental events that was…

ITV’s new series “Butterfly” gives a voice to transgender characters

“Tell our stories with the creativity, dignity, humour and depth that makes us real people. Let us help you tell those stories or better yet, help us tell them ourselves…

Dr. Who’s LGBTQ Press Release Undermines its Legacy of Representation

Peter Capaldi will be back for his final series of Doctor Who, premiering on Saturday 15 April. He will star alongside the new companion Bill Potts, played by Pearl Mackie,…