Queer and self-loathing in Columbus

So, I’m in Columbus, Ohio. On something called the Mandela Washington Fellowship. There’s a good chance you knew this already, if you keep up with all my antics. I started this trip off on a good note – with an amazingly awesome Pride parade that made me feel quite at home. Well, as much as it Read more about Queer and self-loathing in Columbus[…]

Pride and prejudice

I have about a billion things to blog about – which is the sort of problem every blogger (bloggist? blogstress?) dreams of – because life has been quite chaotic of late. But… let me not get ahead of myself. One topic at a time. And you’ll just have to patiently wait for the rest. I’ll Read more about Pride and prejudice[…]

IDAHOT, and my life in words

So the 17th of May is the International Day Against Homphobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT). You can read more about it here if you like. The theme for this year’s IDAHOT is “Mental Health and well-being”. To be honest, I don’t know where to start. I’ve spoken recently about my own well-being in terms of mental Read more about IDAHOT, and my life in words[…]

Ace up my sleeve – Asexuality 101

So if you follow my antics, either here on my blog, or on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or wherever else I might appear from time to time, then you already know a few things about me. I’m kind of a complicated girl, and I have a lot of different facets to my identity. I’m binary trans. Read more about Ace up my sleeve – Asexuality 101[…]

Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Trans

This isn’t a pleasant post to write, but it’s one that I really do need to. I often talk about the struggles of being trans – the internal dialogues and conflicts, the difficult decisions, the hoops that need to be jumped through. There’s a lot of soul-searching, and introspection that accompanies the process of transition. Read more about Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Trans[…]

A Letter to Myself

This is something I’ve been meaning to do for a while. If you look around the internet, you will find a good few people who write and share letters to their younger selves. And a lot of these leave me in tears. The pieces are often reflective, emotive, deeply intimate, and with a unique vulnerability to Read more about A Letter to Myself[…]

2015 – My Year in Review, Part 2

Continued from Part One July 2015 The first day of the rest of my life. I can’t quite believe it, it’s surreal. Not to have to wear the mask anymore, it… leaves me speechless. And also in tears. I cry, a lot. Making up for lost time when I never used to let myself. I Read more about 2015 – My Year in Review, Part 2[…]