Why be LGBT when you can be LGBTIQCAPGNGFNBA?

5 November 2016 9:00 am

Why be LGBT when you can be LGBTIQCAPGNGFNBA?

One night in the backwoods

4 June 2016 9:00 am

The man I met in the moose-hunters' bar, and what happened between us

Hold on, should we actors really be speaking for trans people?

12 December 2015 9:00 am

Should actors be speaking for trans people?

We’re not more genderfluid now. We’re just duller about it

7 November 2015 9:00 am

Sex has always been less binary than it looks – but we’ve never been this boring about it

The weird truth about the word ‘normal’

10 October 2015 9:00 am

‘Is Nicky Morgan too “normal” to be the next prime minister?’ asked someone in the Daily Telegraph. That would make…

How many asexuals are there?

22 August 2015 9:00 am

No sex, please Several friends of the late Sir Edward Heath asserted that he could not be guilty of sexually…

Bisexuality is now everywhere – and nowhere

22 August 2015 9:00 am

I’m not aware of knowing many bisexual people. Or indeed, off the top of my head, any bisexual people. Which…

Rachel Johnson’s diary: Why I told my book party I was coming out as a lesbian

27 June 2015 9:00 am

My husband says I only write books in order to have a launch party. Not so. I also write books…

The end of childhood - what we lost when we dropped the age of consent

14 March 2015 9:00 am

When the state excuses underage sex, what chance do our children have?

Sorry, but I don’t think feminists can fight the male gaze by baring their breasts

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Can you really fight the male gaze by exposing your breasts?

Of course you can choose to get up early (and maybe you can choose to be gay)

21 February 2015 9:00 am

‘Oh, I’m an owl,’ said my friend Nick. ‘You’re probably a lark.’ I raised an eyebrow. He explained. Apparently all…

Attack of the personal space invaders

21 February 2015 9:00 am

Who are these chaps who insist on standing so close?

Where to open your brothel: an international comparison

8 March 2014 9:00 am

The best places to open a brothel The Commons all-party group on prostitution has called for a Scandinavian-style law where…

Is any kind of sex still taboo in literature?

8 March 2014 9:00 am

Is there any kind of love that novelists still can’t touch?

Forgive me, Father

8 February 2014 9:00 am

What Catholics really talk about in the confession box

Why I'm on board for the homophobic bus

1 February 2014 9:00 am

London has long since lost its allure for me — altogether too many cars, foreigners, cyclists, middle-class liberals and people…

Gay civil partners should resist pressure to 'upgrade' to marriage

10 August 2013 9:00 am

Apparently I’ve proposed to my civil partner. He claims that on BBC Radio 2, on the Jeremy Vine show (he…

8th July 1941: A group of children whose homes have been destroyed by World War II bombing raids enjoy a walk in the English countryside to which they have been evacuated. (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

A secret sperm donor service in post-first world war London

3 August 2013 9:00 am

The strange tale of how 500 women were helped to conceive after the first world war

Douglas Murray’s diary: My gay wedding dance-off with Julie Burchill

27 July 2013 9:00 am

The pilot refuses to get going until everyone is seated and quiet. When we take off there are raucous cheers.…


Burlesque is not as bad as stripping. It's far worse

13 July 2013 9:00 am

A sense of irony doesn’t make stripping feminist. It just makes it worse to watch

How can I write like that about my family? Easy. My wife isn’t reading

4 May 2013 9:00 am

People often ask how I get away with writing about my wife so often. Doesn’t Caroline mind being cast as…

Zero tolerance for people who watch fairy-folk sex cartoons

27 April 2013 9:00 am

A man in New Zealand has just been sent to prison for three months for watching cartoons of pixies, elves…

The unfair sex - how feminism created a new class divide

27 April 2013 9:00 am

The rise of working women has created a new – and far less equal – world

Long life: Polite silence on my old prep school’s possible paedophile

16 March 2013 9:00 am

It is usually a mistake to return to places one has known as a child. I have only once been…

Gay sympathy for Cardinal Keith O’Brien

9 March 2013 9:00 am

Were you to try to identify the sort of journalist least likely to feel sympathy for Keith O’Brien, I suppose…