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'She told me I was "the most special" of her children. It felt like hot air. The more time I spent with her, the wo… https://t.co/nmuohQj0AK
'Nearly nine years on from the day that little boy turned up to my house, I sometimes wish I could turn the clock b… https://t.co/UDqu5VHFlH
'As my fears mounted, I watched myself bungle the relationship, trying in vain to imitate the heterosexual relation… https://t.co/jTOu9z2ahM
'I introduce myself as George, until one of my friends pipes up with "his full name is George Michael". 'The othe… https://t.co/WOAU2FOTdv
'If you’re getting hot under your collar about her celebrating her birthday in a non-socially distanced tropical so… https://t.co/vVFb07RwXE
RT @MetroUK: Tentacles up if you remember Paul the psychic octopus?! 🐙 Well, we took ourselves down to @london_aquarium to ask Kermit the…
Positioning LGBTQ+ visibility as being in direct conflict with the best interests of a "family"? Yep, you guessed i… https://t.co/94IxVK9g29
'I felt sick. An unmasked older woman had just reached out to touch my face for no apparent reason.' Shona writes… https://t.co/wM2xwvNgrs
'When billions of pounds of public money is handed over to companies, some of them with political connections, mini… https://t.co/rKuvI5ttF0
'Legally, letters in the post is the only way we’re allowed to communicate. 'If I could, I’d do a lot more, becau… https://t.co/i1atQo2eN1
'"The mum knew my decision was right, but must have seen me as the enemy. I sat there and held her hand through it.… https://t.co/ZQzmGGORIP
'It feels almost like the improper thing to do, unprofessional, and very much like I’m living up to a stereotype of… https://t.co/HAmWKirkWl
'The power of football is to bond the unlikeliest of allies. If things don’t change soon, not only will my grandfat… https://t.co/yV7v34LJaH
'My braids represent the journey I went on to finally start loving myself wholeheartedly' @MetroUK columnist… https://t.co/l6wB4qsm7T
RT @jessaustin111: 'Our braids are artistic, they’re unapologetic and like my mere existence as a Black woman, they’re political' A great…
'I knew I was using to escape, but I didn't recognise that an addiction had taken hold and I couldn't stop.' Lee H… https://t.co/FTB84SYb2i
'The experience of the Black diaspora is not limited to slavery - there is so much more to be taught, learnt and ap… https://t.co/ZvI7n4uyTV
'There is a definite thing around many transracial adopters: being the white saviour. 'My parents told me that as… https://t.co/WMZX7N7gwg
'As Jayden’s sole carer, my new normal has been really tough. Our care package is completely unsuitable and inflexi… https://t.co/bfrezCZb4d
'I realised, with horror, that it wasn’t a rucksack beneath him, it was a woman. I couldn’t see her face, just dark… https://t.co/l8LbUiIbDI

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