‘This is radical love’ – the glorious, rich history of black queer Britain | Photography- Tempemail

We launched the digital archive Black and Gay, Back in the Day on Instagram at the start of LGBTQ History Month on 1 February. We wanted to document the lives of Black queer people in Britain – not just those seen as icons or famous figures but the everyday people Continue Reading

Why are male politicians in love with topless vaccine selfies? | Vaccines and immunisation- Tempemail

Are you man enough for a vaxxie (that’s a vaccination selfie to you and me)? That’s the question some of us are asking after having seen a host of politicians pose shirtless while getting their Covid-19 jabs. Not since Vladimir Putin shared those topless holiday pics, perfecting the butterfly stroke Continue Reading

‘As much as I love Depop, it triggers me’: is body image a fashion disruptor’s final frontier? | Fashion- Tempemail

Capturing the attention of the discerning late millennial and Gen Z crowd is a marketer’s dream. It’s a dream that Depop – a platform for buying and selling secondhand and homemade clothes – is fast realising. The UK-based virtual fleamarket launched in Australia just over a year ago, and now Continue Reading

A picture of domestic bliss: why we’ve fallen in love with still life | Instagram- Tempemail

At a time when domesticity and what’s inside the home makes up the majority of what most people encounter in their daily lives, the still life is having a resurgence on social media – from influencers sharing their own photographs of satsumas and candles, to posting 18th-century paintings of shells Continue Reading

A thoughtful look at love and sex – podcasts of the week | Podcasts

Picks of the week Jacob Hawley On LoveFollowing on from On Drugs – which examined our relationship with narcotics, from criminality to chemsex – comedian Hawley hosts another thought-provoking audio series for the BBC, this time looking at love, sex, dating and associated themes, from intimacy coordination on TV to Continue Reading

Yewande Biala calls out fellow Love Island contestant Lucie Donlan for ‘racialised renaming’- Tempemail

Love Island star Yewande Biala has posted a lengthy statement about her experience on series five of the reality show, amid a row over fellow contestant Lucie Donlan’s behaviour. Donlan reportedly made the claim in an Instagram comment that was shared on Reddit and on social media.   The 21-year-old Continue Reading

Love Island star Yewande responds after Lucie ‘bullying’ claims: ‘You refused to call me by my name’- Tempemail

Former Love Island star Yewande Biala has responded after fellow contestant Lucie Donlan apparently alleged that Biala “bullied” her while on the show.   The comment appeared to be in response to a fan who asked about a YouTube video that Biala had made with fellow islander Joe Garrett, during Continue Reading

One Good Thing: Special Olympian spreads message of love Athlete love Special Olympics Social Media message- Tempemail

Gary Schottle arrived in time to see the other kids in line hitting and jumping on his young son Nicknamed “Tank,” Derek towered over the pestering kids, yet lacked the confidence to stick up for himself and was too kindhearted to intentionally hurt anyone. Head down, he took the blows Continue Reading

Elliot Page returns to social media after coming out as trans: ‘Your love and support has been the greatest gift’- Tempemail

Ealier this month, the actor shared a statement posted on social media in which he said that he is “proud to share that I am trans” and that his pronouns are he/they. “I feel overwhelming gratitude for the incredible people who have supported me along this journey,” he continued. The Continue Reading

‘All my love, Elliot’: Actor Page comes out as transgender Trans Netflix trans community Page Page- Tempemail

Oscar-nominated actor Elliot Page the star of “Juno,” “Inception” and “The Umbrella Academy,” came out as transgender Tuesday in an announcement greeted as a watershed moment for the trans community in Hollywood. “I love that I am trans. And I love that I am queer,” Page said in a statement Continue Reading