Trans Awareness Week 2020

Trans Awareness Week 2020

Today marks the beginning of Trans Awareness Week, a time to not only raise awareness about trans identities, people and experiences, but also to emphasize the importance of fighting for trans rights. This year has been a long and difficult year for the trans...
10 Black Lesbians to Celebrate

10 Black Lesbians to Celebrate

October is Black History Month, a time to remember and celebrate Black people’s important roles throughout history and still today. Yesterday was also International Lesbian Day, a day to recognize and make visible the value of lesbian people. So, for today’s blog...
Queerphobia in Schools

Queerphobia in Schools

The following blog post was written by Q42 member Chloe. The views and experiences expressed here are Chloe’s own.   In schools, being “different” can be extremely hard. It doesn’t matter whether it’s because of sexuality, disability, or appearance. The...
Bi Visibility Day

Bi Visibility Day

Today’s post is written by Alex, a member of the Q42 Project! The views and experiences expressed in this post are Alex’s own, and do not necessarily reflect those of others. Our lovely image for today’s post was created by Q42 Project member...
Bridging Prescription

Bridging Prescription

Today’s blog post is written by Fire, a Q42 Producer. The opinions expressed in this post represent Fire’s own personal experiences, and highlight the increasing need to improve access to necessary healthcare for trans young people. We start with a...
Gender Affirming Transition

Gender Affirming Transition

Today’s blog post offers one trans person’s experiences of gender affirming transition. Here we see both the difficulties that currently exist in the UK’s healthcare system, and also the significant value transitioning can have for someone. The right...
Calling All Trans Voices!

Calling All Trans Voices!

Do you identify as trans and/or non-binary? Do you want to have a platform to share your experiences? Then we want to hear from you! Significant and terrifying forms of transphobia are on the rise here in the UK. From issues related to law, healthcare and even...
Everyday Queer Protest

Everyday Queer Protest

Often when we think of protesting, we imagine a march or picket line with shouting and chanting and open demands for change. We image large group organising, a collaborative effort taking place during a particular occasion. But there are many different kinds of...
Queer Wrath Month

Queer Wrath Month

Happy Wrath! So often we’re told not to get angry. We’re told to calm down and be more respectful. Sometimes this can be helpful advice, and sometimes this is a technique to make us easier to control. So it’s important to know that feeling angry isn’t always bad, and...
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