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MEDIAWATCH with Carrie Lyell

#LOVEWINS, BUT ONLY IN THE WEST?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why some tragedies hit closer to home than others. Why some are given blanket news coverage and others barely receive a paragraph hidden somewhere between the travel and weather reports. Why some generate Facebook filters, hashtags and an outpouring of grief on social media, when many more are barely acknowledged.

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Our August issue cover star is former Bake Off contestant Ruby Tandoh. Also in this issue: Brexit: how could leaving the EU affect lesbian and bi women? After Orlando: why the world needs to change Iconic lesbian poet speaks to DIVA about being an outsider Wentworth is back – we speak to your favourite inmates Edinburgh Festival: we select this year's best LGBT shows Eleanor Margolis asks what makes lesbian music sound so, um, lesbian? Berlin: lesbian historian Cyd Sturgess steps through sapphic time in the German culture capital Chitra Ramaswamy on her compelling new book about pregnancy Forget “gaydar” have you got “bi-fi”? Do social attitudes surveys about LGBT people tell us all we need to know? Plus all the very best in life, scene, books, film, music and TV.