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Lesbian couple marry in UK’s first same-sex church wedding

A lesbian Christian couple from Bournemouth have made history by becoming the first same-sex couple to have a church wedding in the UK....
By | Current Affairs
‘Don’t Be That Girl’ Anti-Women Campaign The blatant accusation that women lie about sexual violence is extremely dangerous; we already live in a society that appropriates blame to a woman depending on how she dresses, her sexual history, whether she has consumed alcohol or drugs. ...
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By | Current Affairs
Canon Defies Same Sex Marriage Ban Double standards are known to exist in the corporate world, in the government, in communities and cities everywhere, but its never expected to exist in the church. The church is the place where the world expects there to be grace, love, and equality for all. ...
By | Music
Heather Peace gives fans latest track ‘Lily’ free West Yorkshire born singer and actress Heather Peace is preparing to release her second independent album ‘The Thin Line’ on June 9th. This album will be launching Peace into the world of organic pop as well as adding her voice to the growing chant of supportive singers representing the gay rights movement. Heather had this […]...
By | This and That
Scarleteen needs your help The sex education that my generation received in school, while a lot better than my parents’ generation, still left some pretty big gaps. Even now, it’s safe to assume a majority of teenagers aren’t given enough of the facts about sex and relationships in school; and that’s just thinking about Ireland, where fortunately abstinence-only education hasn’t been brought in the way that it has been elsewhere. ...
By | Featured, Sex Talk
Talk the Talk: Umbrella Terms I am in two minds about the use of umbrella terms. On one hand, I worry that it creates an us-them mentality and that it erases our individuality. On the other hand, I believe in unity and community....
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By | Current Affairs, People we Love
Laverne Cox honoured at GLAAD media awards Actress Laverne Cox was awarded the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 25th Annual GLAAD media awards. It's hard to think of anyone who could be more deserving of the honour....
By | Sex Talk, This and That
After the many fragmentations and horrid situations that happened due to the so-called sex wars of the 1980s, the internet has made it so many of us share spaces again. Nowadays, we are more likely to see it phrased as 'sex positive' feminism versus 'sex negative/critical' feminism....
By | The Small Screen
Irish Lives: My Transgender Journey airs today The documentary will focus on three people - Sam, Louise and Kay - and give a close-up account of their trans* experience and both challenges and joys that have faced them. It looks as though the documentary has very much allowed the individuals taking part to lead the way on how to tell their stories, and the documentary has been strongly welcomed by TENI:...
By | Current Affairs
Tougher measures against gay conversion therapy The UK's Health Minister is appealing for an assurance that NHS England's GPs are not referring people for gay conversion therapy. ...
By | Out on the Town
IFN Feminist Table Quiz! Irish Feminist Network is pro Palestine and decided to put on a feminist table quiz so all the funds can go to aid the organisation. As we're also proud to be feminists, a lot of the questions are going to be feminism/women-focused and there is even a Buffy Round for the Buffy lovers!...
By | Current Affairs
Local & European Elections and LGBTQ Issues Next month sees polls open in both local Government and European Parliament elections, these are important for members of the LGBTQ community but what can you do?...



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