Paris Lees is editor of META, a new publication devoted to gender issues. She has columns with Gay Times and DIVA and appears in The Guardian, Attitude and Pink News.
05 October 2014 12:00 AM
It is a force for good in a world that’s getting crueller by the day
11 August 2014 11:06 PM
The ex-promoter’s revelation has challenged us all to readdress our attitudes, and language is a good place to start
Don't get mad, get even: Paris Lees responds to Julie Burchill's attack about the concept of intersectionality
23 February 2014 12:00 AM
The acclaimed transgender rights activist topped The Independent on Sunday's 2013 Pink List. But last week she and journalist Julie Burchill had a tempestuous debate about the ways in which different forms of discrimination, such as race, gender and class, interlock
02 February 2014 12:00 AM
When will TV and film start opening the door to transgender actors, asks Paris Lees
Why do the likes of David Starkey, Andrew Pierce and Rupert Everett oppose same-sex marriage despite being gay? Is it Stockholm Syndrome?
12 October 2012 12:00 AM
Apart from anything else, it shows a terrible lack of imagination
18 June 2012 03:34 PM
When Channel 4 screened Ria: Diary of a Teen Transsexual last Tuesday I was prepared for ignorant comments. I didn’t predict though that criticism towards 17 year old Ria would focus so heavily on her sex work.
31 May 2012 04:00 AM
Transphobia has passed the dinner table test because those who mock trans people simply don’t expect to see one of us at their dinner tables
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Chris Leslie: Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity agenda will harm the poor, says Labour shadow Chancellor
Jeremy Corbyn: Tony Blair could face war crimes trial over 'illegal Iraq invasion'
Landlords renting properties to illegal immigrants to face up to five years in prison
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'
- 1 Malaysia issues arrest warrant for Gordon Brown’s sister-in-law after she publishes stories on leader Najib Razak's financial affairs
- 2 Porn block in India: hundreds of sexual websites banned, internet outraged
- 3 Natalia Molchanova: World's most successful free-diver missing and feared dead after disappearing in Mediterranean
- 4 Dutch King Willem-Alexander declares the end of the welfare state
- 5 Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims