Belonging in Britain

This time I’m trying something different, with a visual journey. Across the UK minorities form clusters, both spatial (e.g. where they live) and social (e.g. friendship groups, clubs based around nationality or sexual orientation). Here I give some background on why this happens, and why we should celebrate rather than integrate these diverse communities. SwipeRead moreBelonging in Britain

Rights and riots

LGBT+ History Month is marked at different times in different countries, but in the UK this falls in February. Some may ask why, though, if we have made progress as a society – however imperfect – it is needed. Why don’t we focus on the future instead of also looking to the past? Why doRead moreRights and riots

Sticks and stones

We tell children that “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” That sentiment may be admirable, but the reality is far more complex. Two weeks ago the North American Scrabble Players Association announced that they will ban derogatory slurs that target people based on characteristics such as race, genderRead moreSticks and stones