A Realm of Hope and Yearning: Queer Fantasy and Religion

A couple of months ago I came to the sudden realisation that, for this gay lad, fantasy and religion are one and the same thing. Not in the sense, of course, that both refer to things that don’t exist, but rather in that both have always filled me with the same feeling – a strange …

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We’re Queer, We’ve Always Been Here (In Your F&SF)

It’s 2021. It’s been over half a century since the year we landed on the moon and threw the first brick at Stonewall and we still haven’t seen an openly queer superhero on the big screen. We have only recently seen science fiction and fantasy novels and stories begin to reflect the diversity of their …

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Crowning the Cons – Glasgow Giveaway

Glasgow in 2024 has been thinking about the crowning glory of SFF fandom. Clearly, it is its fans! But what is it that makes SFF fans, Worldcon fans, so amazing? There are so many qualities to choose from including, but not limited to: Passionate; Imaginative; Enthusiastic Dedicated; Dynamic; Diverse Creative; Colourful; Crafty Welcoming; Hopeful; Tenacious …

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Glasgow in 2024 Supports Black Lives Matter and Trans Lives Matter

In the last few months we have seen extraordinary changes in the world around us. However, further change is needed, necessary, and overdue. For Glasgow in 2024, we believe that Black Lives Matter. We believe that trans women are women, trans men are men, non-binary and genderqueer people are non-binary and genderqueer respectively. Our mission for …

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