Lorelai Patnaik



Buchanan Galleries shopping centre to be demolished

15th February 2022

The demolition of the 23-year-old shopping centre is to open up space for offices, homes and more shops. Glasgow shopping centre Buchanan Galleries is set to be demolished and replaced with a new multi-purpose development featuring retail, leisure and office space as well as a residential area.  Glasgow City Council is considering financing the project ...


What Valentine’s Day means to me…

14th February 2022

This Valentine’s Day it’s important to reflect on those who are more at risk of violence when trying to find the love they desire and deserve.  I am sure around Valentine’s Day a lot of trans girls in their teens would have dreamt of themselves as a princess, having her happily ever after with her ...


Review: The Transgender Issue: An Argument for Justice by Shon Faye

23rd January 2022

Writer Lorelai Patnaik delves into Shon Faye’s debut novel, and asks some important questions. At first glance, The Transgender Issue: An Argument for Justice by Shon Faye may seem like a mere introduction to transphobia in British society and culture. Yet the book goes above and beyond a simple introduction, as Faye literally and metaphorically ...


Why GULGBTQ+ are protesting the BBC

22nd November 2021

Members of the GULGBTQ+ society discuss how the BBC’s actions towards the trans community promote the growing transphobia that is prevalent throughout the UK. Transphobia is ubiquitous and it is intensifying. It pervades our parliament, our National Health Service and increasingly our media, too. Our public service broadcaster, the BBC, is furthering an orchestrated moral ...