Alex Gessner shares her perspective into the current state of LGBTQIA2S+ communities in 2023, amidst a backdrop of increasing attacks and discrimination. This Container Love opinion sheds light on the urgent need for solidarity and action, calling on companies and individuals to go beyond performative gestures and embrace real inclusivity. From workplace discrimination to global struggles, Alex called out that it's time for true liberation and equal protection for all members of the LGBTQIA2S+ community.
Adrián Gomis Exposito explores the struggles faced by LGBTQIA+ individuals in understanding and expressing love due to societal norms and mental health issues. This Container Love's opinion emphasizes the importance of creating an open and supportive environment for conversations about sexuality, self-expression, and the self-identity journey at their own pace, free from judment and pressure. Adrian reflects on how empowering everyone is fundamental to live authentically and create supporting environments.
Inspired by the immense power of fashion as a tool for self-expression and identity exploration, Luise Zücker shares her opinion at Container Love. From historically secret dress codes to modern-day creative liberation, fashion speaks volumes without words, and Luise shared her own journey of finding identity through fashion and how it has influenced her work as a self-employed powerful female designer. Empowering women and LGBTQIA+ individuals in the fashion industry, she celebrates diversity, representation, and the ongoing pursuit of a more inclusive world.
For trans and gender non-conforming (gnc) models, the use of sample size means stamping out their “otherness” and fitting the cisgender mould, equating being cis to being better – Container Love guest author and co-founder of the exclusively LGBTQIA+ talent agency, uns* Cora Hamilton explains one of the fundamental flaws of the fashion industry and how it’s high time for some of its old rules to be rewritten.
“Sometimes all we want is just to be, to exist in a space where we don’t have to explain, prove, justify or defend ourselves”, states film director Adam Munnings in a new guest collaboration opinion for Container Love. His interpretation of a safe space and how that translates into a club experience.
In a personal piece, founder of LGBTQIA+ talent agency uns* and Container Love guest author Max Weiland tells about their liberating relationship with fashion as a transmasculine person and asks brands, especially suit manufacturers, some uncomfortable yet highly relevant questions.
Holding hands in the street is not the same for a hetero couple than a queer one. We live in times where the LGBTQIA+ community has improved in rights and representation, but still way behind from a world that we all feel safe, even in the commonality of going out in the streets and loving publicly. Read our new opinion piece by Javier Zamora-Kalazich.
An intimate reflection of the post thoughts of a top surgery in the words of Drew Lor. Through his journey introduces questions and perspectives upon inhabiting our own bodies. From the discomfort to the shame, the inherited cultural expectations, and the navigation of finding your 'mobile-home' more truth and closer to yourself.