OPINION: Queer I Come 

Violet Valentine January 13, 2019

THERE’S a disturbing link between the risk of mental health issues and the queer community. People who are LGBTQ+ have a higher risk of mental health issues than cisgender heterosexual individuals. These statistics are often glazed over but the evidence is obvious in the statistics about trans well-being and the life expectancy of those people.

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In The South

OPINION: Craig’s Thoughts 

Craig Hanlon-Smith July 25, 2017

“Isn’t it great that Pride feels like a national celebration now?”, my husband exclaims as we wander around London for some last minute holiday shopping. And as I look around at every other shop, wall, skyward banner and lamppost, adorned with some manifestation of the rainbow, I cannot help but agree. In the 22 years that I’ve been attending Pride events, the integration of these into our national psyche is nothing short of terrific and the importance of this not to be underestimated.

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