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.
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
George Galloway on Scottish independence: The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained in Los Angeles after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Scottish independence: Britain faces 'constitutional crisis' at next election
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
- 1 Amy Winehouse statue unveiled in Camden
- 2 Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery
- 3 George Galloway on Scottish independence: The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
- 4 Headaches, fry ups, and hair of the dog - why do we get hangovers, and is there such thing as a 'cure'?
- 5 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims