Understand the LGBTQIA+ headlines and keep track of the latest queer content and perspectives. QueerAF is written by Jamie Wareham and another queer creative each week.
💬 This week:
- Hate Crimes. A second high-profile attack in London within a week contributes to a growing sense of the danger media rhetoric is putting our community in.
- Fetish book. But not quite. What's the bigger picture at play for the parents who saw leather in a kid's book as a purely sexualised image?
- Ageing. It’s a theme that QueerAF members and readers request time and again. This week, Hari Derwisch takes on the topic in the Queer Gaze.
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What links these three violent LGBTQIA+ hate crimes? The media
TLDR: Amid rising hate crimes and growing anti-LGBTQIA+ rhetroic it's time for media owners, journalists and producers to recognise the short and long term damage their coverage is having
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