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27 Feb

Decolonisation: Marginalised Voices In Queer History Month

Decolonisation: Marginalised Voices in Queer History Month Reading Time: 10 – 15 MinsCategory: BlogAuthor: Steph El Haddad & Rukmini Banerjee The overwhelming presence of white queerness in the media, along with the existence of queer spaces that often exclude people of colour, creates a culture where queer representation mainly mirrors white experiences, rendering the experiences of QTPOCs […]

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1 Jan

What’s new in 2024 | Hear from our CEO

The QUEENS SPEECH A very happy new year from the entire team at Blossom LGBT CIC! We can’t believe how amazing 2023 was and how far we’ve come! Here’s what’s in store for 2024… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_LCCU88epQ&ab_channel=BlossomLGBTCIC

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20 Nov

Trans Day of Remembrance: Honouring, Acknowledging, Changing

Transgender Day of Remembrance: Honouring Lives, Acknowledging Challenges, and Promoting Change Reading Time: 5-10 Mins Category: Trans Author: Steph (He/Him) In the tapestry of annual commemorations, Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) stands as a poignant and necessary thread, weaving through the calendar on the 20th of November each year.   This solemn occasion transcends the ordinary: […]

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11 Oct

Supporting Our Team: Donate to Our 2023 Fundraiser

We're fundraising to furnish a studio space for the next 12 months for our team and the wider LGBTQIA+ community. We can only do this with your help.

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6 Oct

Statement: Trans people are safe at Blossom

Blossom LGBT CIC is appalled by the recent comments made during the Conservative Conference that undermine the rights and dignity of transgender individuals. We feel compelled to address these comments and reiterate our unwavering commitment to trans inclusivity.

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5 Oct

Supporting trans loved ones & colleagues: 5 kind ways to check in.

Supporting trans loved ones is crucial in the current tough political climate we find ourselves in. Here's five ways you can kick off a conversation to check in.

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4 Oct

Blossom LGBT Joins calls to respect the lives of LGBTQIA and Women Migrants

Blossom LGBT CIC has joined forces with Stonewall, the world's largest LGBTQ+ charity, and over 245 other esteemed organisations representing human rights, refugee, LGBTQ+, and women's advocacy sectors. Together we are using our voices with the aim of seeking to address a pressing issue that threatens the fundamental principles of equality and asylum rights.

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17 Aug

Blossom Receives Generous Grant from the National Lottery Community Fund to Empower LGBTQ+ Youth in the Workplace

Blossom Receives Generous Grant from the National Lottery Community Fund Reading Time: 5 MinsCategory: NewsAuthor: Oscar Hoyle Blossom LGBT CIC Is excited to announce that we will be receiving a generous grant from the National Lottery Community Fund. The funds will be used to empower LGBTQ+ young adults to succeed in Work and Education. Blossom […]

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5 May

A Quaint, Chronically Online Cottage where Sapphics Reside

Cottagecore is an aesthetic which centres around earthly sapphic women residing together in a romantic rural cottage setting; reaping the benefits of a self-sufficient agricultural life; out of the grasp of patriarchal capitalism.

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30 Mar

Why You Should be a Punk Lesbian

Why You Should be a Punk Lesbian Reading Time: 5 – 10 Mins Category: Blog Author: Sarah CurtisOkay, maybe being a punk lesbian isn’t an identity which is achievable or desirable to everyone. However, I do offer that lesbian and queer punk people are a subsection of society that have produced the objectively coolest: icons, […]

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