#TransResistance

In terms of international LGBT+ celebrations, Transgender Day of Visibility is a relatively recent movement, founded by trans activist Rachel Crandall in 2009. In contrast to the more sombre Transgender Day of Remembrance, which serves as a day of mourning and honouring those in our community we’ve lost to transphobic violence, March 31st is a […]

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INTRODUCING JOEY!

Dawn and Luke are delighted to announce that Joey Knock (@JoeyKnock) is joining our small and nimble team to coordinate Soho Gathering’s Social Media efforts! Moving forward, Joey will take primary responsibility* for tweeting and posting via Facebook to engage with the LGBT+, faith and marginalised communities as we continue to drive the conversation forward […]

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THE DYING BREATH OF CERTAINTY

It’s not often that I have those moments of inspiration, a moment so clear that it’s not really a light bulb flicking on above my head but rather a floodlight on a sports pitch. Not to blow my own horn here, but I really think a conversation I had whilst visiting Tirana recently is on […]

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Be kind to yourself

This week I heard a brilliant description of how it can feel being a person who strives for perfection: I watched an ice sculptor create this beautiful piece of art, bringing forth form from within the frozen block of water. When they had finished I thought it was perfect, but within two minutes it had […]

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500 MILES

“I would walk 500 miles and I would walk 500 more.”  You’ll probably have this going round your head all day now (you’re welcome), much like me last week during my placement with the Chaplaincy team at St James’s Leeds’ University Hospital.  Whilst I didn’t rack up 500 miles I did manage 23.41 miles, which […]

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