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Despite the wonderful diversity within our LGBTQ communities, it can sometimes feel like the ‘T’ is silent. Trans people are often left off the sexual health agenda, and even within community spaces, transphobia is rife. Read more
One Oscar winner seems to have attracted the attention of many people for his winning speech. Read more
Stating “No Asians” on a dating app in her mind, is no different from saying “No blondes” or if her heterosexual husband said “No men” Read more
A crash course on gender identity
Not showing symptoms? A postal testing kit could work for you.
Been diagnosed with depression? Welcome Antidepressants 101.
Talking to someone else can be of great help. Here's how to do it.
Can lesbian and bisexual woman, as well as transgender men, receive egg freezing on the NHS? How does it work?
There's more to caring for your mind than antidepressants and talk therapy.
Here's what to look out for.
How are you? It’s a question you’ll often hear as you go about your day. The easy answer is “I’m fine.”
In our recent survey we found that 24% of gay men had tried to kill themselves while 56% said they thought about it.
I have struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts on and off for my entire adult life.
...what should you say when someone comes out to you?
Become part of a bold new trans initiative as part of the OutLife community Read more
There's more to caring for your mind than antidepressants and talk therapy. Read more
Can lesbian and bisexual woman, as well as transgender men, receive egg freezing on the NHS? How does it work? Read more
Been diagnosed with depression? Welcome Antidepressants 101. Read more
Talking to someone else can be of great help. Here's how to do it. Read more
Not showing symptoms? A postal testing kit could work for you. Read more
Coming out to your family can seem like the most scary thing in the world to do. Whatever stage of life you come to it at, there’s always going to be trepidation. I remember being a teenager and absolutely dreading that my family would find out. Read more
From my teenage years, I have been met with negative stereotypes. In strangers’ minds, my being black and being very tall, has been equated with me being intimidating, menacing, and threatening... Read more
I’ve not always been a great ally of trans people. With the benefit of hindsight I can see that was partly caused by my fear of any femininity within myself. Read more
WE NEED YOU! Read more
The truth is that you don’t have to be subjected to discrimination that many times along the road before you begin to expect it at every turn. Read more
Is there racism in the gay community? Yes, because hatred and fear and loathing, spite and routine, irrationality and misoneism; these things infect everywhere. Read more