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Queerly Beloved: From lesbian couple to husband and wife

Diane-Jacob-200Twenty-three years ago, a lesbian couple – Diane and Suzy – fell in love and made their mark in queer publishing and journalism. Fifteen years into their relationship Suzy transitioned to become Jacob. Unlike many couples who split up in these situations, Diane and Jacob Anderson-Minshall are still going strong. They share their story – no holds-barred – in a new memoir, Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Genders. In this interview with Katrina Fox, the pair discuss identity politics, how disability impacts on gender expression, the challenges to their relationship, careers and lives and how they got through it.

The challenges of genderqueer love

GenderqueerLoveDo genderqueers date those in the lesbian, gay and bisexual community who fetishize us? Are we relegated only to each other when it comes to romantic or sexual relationships? Toi S. ponders the difficulties of relating to those people who are outside the gender binary.

Gay rights and animal rights: intersections

GayrightsanimalrightsVegan lesbian Jasmin Singer dissects the intersections between gay rights and animal rights, concluding that the rationale used to marginalize both groups are rooted in the same mindset.

Calling out sexual abuse on the BDSM scene

BDSMThe BDSM community must step up and hold to account people who commit sexual assault. There's a difference between blaming the community and not the attacker, and holding the community accountable for enabling the attacker to be there, writes Kitty Stryker.

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