Steve Rose

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The conclusion to ‘Tales of the City’ and the transgender tipping point

Inspired by Michelle Goldberg’s recent feature in the New Yorker about a splinter group of feminists who seem determined to discredit themselves through their ongoing hostility to transgender people, I recently decided to revisit one of the longest-running chronicles of transgender life in American …

20 years after his death, we still know so little of Derek Jarman

A facsimile of his only book of poems, A Finger in the Fishes Mouth, and a new book of sketches, thoughts and quotations, brings Jarman's art into …

Forget Benefits Street. When will we shame the scroungers lapping up corporate welfare?

Ignore the media misinformation: spending on out-of-work benefits isn’t out of control, nor is the welfare state responsible for growing poverty.<p>From</i> …

Prof. Dr. Gerald Hüther

Roundups Of Gay Men By Mobs Reported In Nigeria

Roundups Of Gay Men By Mobs Reported In Nigeria<br>By Nathan James<br>In the weeks since Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed sweeping new …

Human Rights

The Labour Party

Gays are ‘vermin’, says Gambian president

In his most damning statement yet, Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh set out a staunchly anti-gay agenda during a televised speech.<p>“We will fight these …


Boxing film battles homophobia | Gscene Gay Magazine - What's on in Gay / LGBT Brighton

Perez Bros tackle homophobia in sport with new short film, <i>The Weigh In (2014)</i>.<p><b>Following the introduction</b> of the new <i>gay propoganda</i> laws against LGBT …


Ellen Page Comes Out As Gay

The Juno star says she is "tired of lying by omission."<p>"I'm here today because I am gay," Page told an audience in Las Vegas, NV at the Time to Thrive conference for LGBT youth. "And because maybe I can make a difference. To help others have an easier and more hopeful time. Regardless, for me, I …


Jen Dodds: Is the deaf world more tolerant of homosexuality?

So, the Sochi Winter Olympics are on and everyone’s talking about snowboarders’ thighs… well, not everyone.<p>Some people I know are refusing to watch …

Red Labour

Lizzy the Lezzy

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Canada Fires Back At Russia's Ban On Gay Propaganda With Hilarious Homoerotic Commercial

Much controversy has surrounded Russia’s anti-gay stance regarding the Sochi Olympics and, with the Opening Ceremonies ready to kick off the Games …

Large chunk of Brighton's West Pier falls victim to the sea

<b>WITH VIDEO:</b> A large chunk of Brighton's West Pier has fallen into the sea - and the trust which owns it says more collapses could follow.<p>The iconic …

Time-lapse Photography

Nobody likes a Tory

Panti's Noble Call at the Abbey Theatre - WITH SUBTITLES

Rainbow Google doodle links to Olympic charter as Sochi kicks off

Search engine's logo presented in the colours of the rainbow flag to coincide with the opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi<p>• Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics opening ceremony – live! • Companies adopt rainbow logos in solidarity<p>Google has nailed its colours to the mast over Russia's gay rights record …

Rob Anderson

How do we change if we’re hard-wired for habits?

<i>“The brain is a habit machine”</i> one of the founders of Do Something Different, Professor Ben Fletcher, often tells us, before going on to remind us …


V.M Photography

An Open Letter To Michael Gove

Stop Naming the August Bank Holiday as Margaret Thatcher Day

The bill is about to have its second reading on the 28/2/2014.<p>The general public are not aware of this occurring and I as an individual<br>of this so …

United Kingdom

The BULLY Project

Margaret Thatcher 'made no case' for Mandela's release

Scant evidence in official documents that prime minister pressured PW Botha to release ANC leader, as supporters claim<p>Margaret Thatcher barely mentioned the plight of Nelson Mandela when she controversially invited the hardline South African president PW Botha to talks at Chequers on 2 June 1984, …

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Can you be too ethical?

This may be the only question in this series to which the answer is "no".<p>It's not obvious that you can't have too many ethics. Like every other word, it's used to conceal the truth as well as to point towards it, and in some corporate meanings "ethical" is, and ought to be, a warning sign.<p>"Ethical" …

9 gay-owned businesses to watch in 2014

We’re all for taking action against anti-gay brands, but in 2014 let’s put some power into the positive and spend our money with some gay-owned …