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Can the Pope be an LGBTQ+ ally?

Will we ever parade on Pride along a bunch of priests? Pope Francis is attracting a great deal of pink publicity. Most of the articles I read, some of them from LGBTQ+ publications, paint a rather pink profile for the Pope. To many, he seems to be an LGBTQ+ ally; progressive and groundbreaking. An impression I […]

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Stop Fighting Over The Pride Flag Colours

Backstory A few months ago the More Colour More Pride group started spreading the idea of a new Pride flag. The goal is to highlight the struggles of the black and brown LGBT people. Discussions and debates have sparked since. One thing is sure; we are polarised. After reading all your answers, I distilled the […]

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An Umbrella Term To Unite All LGBTQIAP+

Life would be great without labels but here we are. I have probably said several times that I hate labels. And I do. But even though I wish for a day when labels are meaningless, that day will take a while to come. My suggestion? Let’s make labels work right. Why we need an umbrella term Our community […]

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Pride In The LGBTQ+ Community

Pride is the first of the seven deadly sins, and I believe I know why. Before leaving Greece, I experienced the rise of the far-right and realised one thing. Pride, combined with ignorance, paves the shortest path to fascism. When you are proud of something you haven’t accomplished, you lack the knowledge that comes with experience. […]