Coming Out With My Mother

My mother has never believed in rules as an adult. “Nobody can tell you what to do with your life. And if they do, they can fuck off” she told me once, sitting at our kitchen table in Stockholm, Sweden. My mother and I came out around the same time. I say ‘came out’ but […]

Recovering from Addiction with Queer Love

I was born into addiction meaning that I was raised in an environment that harnessed selfish, dishonest and self-centred energies that contributed towards my disease. I remember living in crippling fear and anxiety due to my father’s alcoholism which resulted in me striving to imitate my mother’s portrayal of “feminine perfection”. I never knew balance or […]

I’m So Thankful for Lena Waithe

“‘Being born gay, black and female is not a revolutionary act. Being proud to be a gay black female is.’” Why I’m so thankful for Lena Waithe. We are only a few months into 2018 and Lena Waithe is already having a career defining year. The award-winning writer, actor and producer is the cover star […]

Intersectional Community Event #1

Why an ‘Intersectional Community Event’? Last year, the Women’s Programme of LGBT Foundation consulted with the community and learnt that, in our Programme, the lesbian and bisexual women who were accessing our services were mainly white, cisgender and/or young(<50). Our job is to make sure our work is relevant and representative of all the lesbian […]