The latest flare up of violence in the US is a reminder that the election of the first black president did not herald a new age of post-racial harmony.
I have spent the day being told I should be pleased that the future leader of my country will be female. This is the feminist revolution in the same way that the Charge of the Light Brigade was a military triumph.
From the family courts to the US election campaigns.
Not this too.
Barclays-sponsored parade floats or not, Pride is still important. Even more so after the horror of Orlando this year.
Why so few women turn to Islamic extremist terror is just as interesting a question as why some men do.
By fighting on until the convention, Bernie Sanders has the chance to extract even more concessions from Clinton and the Democratic Party.
The difference that made those bodies targets in Orlando is the same difference that makes queer people look over our shoulders and fear for our lives on an almost daily basis.
On a summer’s night in Pride month, a home – a safe space for LGBT people – was shattered by an act of terrorism.
Plus: why the EU referendum is our Hillary Clinton v Donald Trump moment.
I now find the political landscape so alien and awful that it’s hard to match the waves of cynicism it transmits on its own.
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