I would like to round out this LGBTQ+ History Month blog post series examining equality and discrimination by reviewing some of the traps that lurk in the pursuit of equality and dignity for all people. Much deliberate discrimination is disguised …

Illusory equality and the hidden traps of promoting diversity Read more »

If people are all good, where does discrimination come from? Discrimination does not happen “because of a person’s sexuality”, it happens because people are homophobic. Discrimination does not happen “because of a person’s race”, it happens because people are racist.  …

Undoing discrimination Read more »

Following on from the white privilege and heterosexual privilege questionnaires in my last LGBTQ+ History Month blog post (find them here if you haven’t taken them yet – they are really quick and I promise you will find the results …

Diversity and the myth of meritocracy Read more »

Stream new release film Monsoon (12A rated) for free this weekend as part of the ongoing online LGBTQ+ Film Festival. Streaming starts from 7 pm tomorrow night but you can watch the film at any time in the next 72 …

Grab your popcorn and settle in for a free film this weekend! Read more »

Since 2015 there has arisen a united campaign against discrimination in the UK that began with the Black Lives Matter movement and has since expanded to include the prejudice and discrimination faced by all those who span different groups that …

LGBTQ history is more than just a history of middle-aged white gay men Read more »

Throughout history, to one extent or another, there has been an ongoing fundamental misunderstanding of discrimination against those who are not exclusively attracted to the opposite sex, and against those who do not entirely identify with their anatomical birth gender, …

Why have an LGBTQ+ History Month? Read more »

It’s February, which means it’s LGBTQ+ History Month – the time we help people to understand better what it is like for sexually and gender diverse people, to help correct misconceptions, and help people understand the lived experiences and particular …

Sit back in front of the big screen this LGBTQ+ History Month Read more »