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Why using the singular ‘they’ is grammatically okay

Written by on 6 May 2019

Grammar nerds, take note: “they” is a perfectly fine singular pronoun. This is not coming from a leftie who reckons everyone should be able to choose their own bloody pronouns – although said person did write this article. According to Dictionary.com, one of the definitive sources of meaning and description on the internet, the use […]

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Steven Anderson banned from visiting the Netherlands and entire Shengen region

Written by on 4 May 2019

The list of countries banning Steven Anderson from visiting their shores is steadily growing, following an announcement from the Dutch State Secretary for Justice and Security, Mark Harbers, that officially prohibits the American anti-LGBT pastor from visiting the Netherlands. The announcement comes after continued pressure from COC Nederland, an organisation which campaigns for the rights […]

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These were the biggest moments at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards

Written by on 3 April 2019

The GLAAD Media Awards took place on Thursday, 28 March in Beverly Hills. The awards ceremony, which honours celebrities and media organisations for their contribution to LGBTQI+ visibility, was a ripper from the moment Lizzo electrified the crowd with “Juice”. Indeed this would be the preface to a “good-ass time”. Here are some of our […]

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Meet Q, the first genderless voice

Written by on 3 April 2019

Voice assistants have become an ingrained part of our daily lives, with many people resorting to Siri before even asking Google a question. They have become a staple of smartphones, smartwatches and all things imbued with artificial intelligence. Traditionally, the gender of the voices used for virtual assistants have greatly depended on their application. For […]

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5 American LGBT poets you should read this Poetry Month

Written by on 3 April 2019

National Poetry Month is observed in the US during April each year. This celebration of verse and form was introduced by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, in an effort to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States. In celebration of National Poetry Month we’d like to invite you to read […]

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Art

Take a look inside Frida Kahlo’s closet

Written by on 3 April 2019

The Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has gained cult status across the world, and even decades after her untimely death in 1954, Kahlo remains an inspiration to artists everywhere. Famously and openly queer, Kahlo isn’t just known for a significant body of work that explores her own struggles and experiences, but also for her colourful wardrobe. […]

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