Checking my Privilege

Checking my Privilege

I am always saying that we need to think about the ways in which we are oppressive and the ways in which we are oppressed. I constantly talk about intersectional feminism, power dynamics, and positions of the oppressor. I speak about these mechanisms around me. I am...
Glitter and Goodbyes

Glitter and Goodbyes

Tuesday 31st March was my last day at Allsorts Youth Project. I have been there for 14 months, working with a fantastic team of staff and volunteers and a wonderful community of LGBTU (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Unsure) youth from 16-26 years old. There was...
Learning Through Practice

Learning Through Practice

Earlier this month, I heard that one of the local international colleges has asked Allsorts Youth Project, where I work, to come in and run a few LGBT awareness workshops with the students. I was really pleased to hear this – most schools in Brighton and Hove have a...
The Past Three Weeks

The Past Three Weeks

The past three weeks have been incredibly draining. I’ve hopped from Brighton, London, Leicester, Oxford, Manchester, and back to Brighton again. I’ve been working at Allsorts Youth Project, with Gendered Intelligence, meeting with the newly formed South Asian LGBT UK...
Ferguson

Ferguson

It is only five days after the International Trans Day of Remembrance. We acknowledge the trans women of colour community have been hit the hardest, again. We spoke out against racism, against being silenced. It is only two days after we have all commemorated our...