Realising You Might be Trans

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash When you realise you might be trans Calm down. The world isn't ending. You're going to be okay. Think about what pronouns you'd like to go by (s/he/they/it). Think of whether or not there's another name you'd like to be referred to. Think about your surroundings. Are the people … Continue reading Realising You Might be Trans

Speak out – A Short Poem

Photo by Volodymyr Hryshchenko/Unsplash Speak out against the violence, Speak out against the silence. We need to fight their guidance, Show them our defiance. They do nothing but beguile us, Shouting they revile us. Forcing our compliance, Speak out in our alliance. We will not be silenced!

Sexuality: Why Do We Still Choose To Speculate?

If you’re anything like me, you’d like to think that in 2021 as a society, we would be past speculating on people’s sexuality. Especially out loud. Unfortunately, in my experience that isn’t the case. June is pride month, and as a heterosexual person, I didn’t think I would have anything to offer other than solid ally ship with my friends and readers that are a part of the LGBTQIA+ community. However, one issue surrounding LGBTQIA+ identity has been present in my life in recent years, namely the issue of others speculating on the sexuality of their friends and family.

Pride Month: Different From Whom – Facing Discrimination

London Pride 2016. Picture by: Ian Taylor/Unsplash Nowadays, there is still discrimination against the LGBTQIA+ community in schools. Those who are on the receiving end of this act of bullying aren't being offered enough help. Awareness is not being raised to help prevent it. As it is pride month, I wanted to share my experience. … Continue reading Pride Month: Different From Whom – Facing Discrimination

The Exhaustion Of Coming Out

Pride gives people an opporunity to find support. Photo by: Josè Maria Sava/Unsplash Coming out as LGBTQIA+ is one of the hardest things a  person can do. The fear of not being accepted by your  friends and family is terrifying.  But what people might not realise is that you will have to  continuously come out … Continue reading The Exhaustion Of Coming Out