As Cervical Cancer Prevention Week comes to an end, Sam Hope reflects on how the campaigning often neglects groups who may be particularly at risk
Author: Sam Hope
Dealing with Jo Johnson, Julie Bindel, and your racist Uncle
Minister Jo Johnson threatens to fine universities for not "allowing free speech" and the BBC uncritically wheels out Julie Bindel on Boxing day to support the Tory. Sam Hope explores the growing phenomenon of "free speech" authoritarianism
Why anti trans feminists are setting back women’s civil rights
Queerness Curator Sam Hope demonstrates why the feminist anti-trans lobby are doing Patriarchy's work for it, and makes some radical suggestions for ways forward.
Navigating age and ageism within trans communities
Sam Hope explores the complexity of a type of oppression that time is constantly changing
“Me Too”: LGBTQ+ people and sexual assault
When all LGBT+ people including men are at elevated risks of sexual violence, how can we speak about this without erasing men's violence against women? Sam Hope shares some intersectional insight on the issue
The problem comparing trans people with blackface
The problem of comparing self-promoting white people doing blackface with the millions of trans people worldwide is explored by Sam Hope.
Trial by media over Speakers’ Corner fracas
A media circus has blown up over a scuffle between trans and anti-trans activists at Speaker's Corner. Sam Hope explores some context.
When free speech costs
Amid signs of an emboldened far right on both sides of the Atlantic, Sam Hope explores how a distorted version of "free speech" has become toxic.
The hidden wellbeing issues underlying the Pride and policing debate
How do we bridge the chasm between those who want a visible police presence at Pride events and those who do not? Sam Hope proposes that those with power need to listen harder.
Trump is attacking trans people and healthcare with one stone
Trans writer, campaigner, and mental health worker Sam Hope explores why there will always be trans people in the military, and why Trump’s tweets banning trans soldiers could signal a risk to everyone’s health.