Guest writer

​Could a Real Woman step forward, please?

Chat to Alex on Twitter @_alexandraclare. I read an article in the Sunday Times magazine today (05/03/17). The long-time host of Women’s Hour Jenni Murray has written ‘Be trans, be proud – but don’t call yourself a “real woman”’. Her concern is that those who transition bring their privilege from a male upbringing with them.… Continue reading ​Could a Real Woman step forward, please?

History

How the ‘gay community’ was affected by the laws surrounding them in the latter part of the 20th century. 

​​Combined with the Public Order Act: 1986 and the Sexual Offences Act: 1967. Many gay and bisexual men found themselves being prosecuted for simply kissing their partners in the street. The 1967 act was far from equal. The age of consent was twenty one, which meant young same sex lovers could never feel comfortable showing… Continue reading How the ‘gay community’ was affected by the laws surrounding them in the latter part of the 20th century.