Stories from our Pride Month Series.

Through the lens of our home city, we will be highlighting first person accounts, individual stories and culture changing evolutions in celebration of Pride Month. Share in the moments and movements that have helped shape both our city, and rallied for international change.


GUEST WRITER. How LGBTQ+ Community’s Largest Demographic Falls Between the Cracks.

Everyone from Brenda Howard, the mother of Pride, to Angelina Jolie, Marlon Brando and even Alexander The Great, are or were bisexual — the largest demographic in the LGBTQ+ community that has been silently pushed to the sidelines. As Pride Month comes to a close, guest writer Kitty Doherty examines an often-overlooked issue: bi-erasure.

Homophobia in a Queer-Capital. Interview with Sina Tanha.

Homophobia in a Queer-Capital. Interview with Sina Tanha.

“I will show everyone that they don’t need to be silent anymore, that we can fight back with the law. That we have the right to live.” Berlin-based photographer Sina Tanha tells of recent experiences with homophobia in a queer-capital, and the role of activism both in and outside of photography.

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How does men’s football in the UK learn from 30 years of silence?

Last month, Jake Daniels became the first active professional footballer to come out as gay in UK football for three decades. The Game columnist Andy Murray asks why nobody before a 17-year-old forward for second-tier Blackpool with one senior appearance to his name felt able to be themselves…