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Christmas Kindness,spreading Love, Peace and Joy by Jo Edwards

The New Year will be here soon, how about we try to have a little bit of empathy for one another, how about we don’t equate trans people with child abusers, just for one day, or forever, and how about we spread that peace, love and joy we talk so much about at this time […]

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Section 28; is the hateful campaign against LGBT community making a comeback in Scotland? by Jo Edwards

People fear what they don’t understand, they fear change based on things they don’t understand. With fear our logic and rationality go out the window, and we use our biases to understand and ‘rationalise’ things so our mind can process the information, this information then becomes our reality. This is never clearer than in conversations […]

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Trans rights – women’s rights, inseparable by Jo Edwards

It strikes me that, even if you are anti GRA, you would surely still have enough empathy to take a minute of your day to say ‘it’s horrible people have died because of anti-trans hate and violence’   Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR). A day which people within and outwith the trans and LGBTQ+ community, […]

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Queer Spaces: Opportunities & Threats by Luke Campbell

We may have been in various phases of lockdown across Europe over recent months, yet queer politics remains an ever present issue for we L.Q.B.T.Q.+ folk, but seemingly also for those who police and legislate our lives. Advancing the Gender Recognition Act in Scotland to protect and safeguard the lives of trans folk has been […]

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There ain’t no party like a Brexit Party, unless you’re a homosexual or an immigrant

The former Conservative Shadow Home Secretary and Brexit Party MEP Ann Widdecombe has caused a stooshie after appearing on Sky News on 2 June. Whilst being challenged about her views on ‘gay conversion’ therapy live on Sophy Ridge on Sunday, Widdecombe came out with “science may produce an answer at some stage” to homosexuality. Yes, […]