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...
Reclaim The Night, Brighton, 2012

Reclaim The Night, Brighton, 2012

On Saturday 17th November, I marched, yelled, and spoke at Reclaim the Night, Brighton. I’ve have only been to one or two marches, but this was one of a kind, and truly special to me. For one, I actually gave a shit about the cause; to end male violence against women....

Public Squeaking & Public Speaking

I don’t know how long ago it was but it must have been a while because suddenly it’s a week away. I signed up to be a public speaker at two events. I have never done public speaking before in my whole life. This blog is about the most ‘public...

Public Squeaking & Public Speaking

I don’t know how long ago it was but it must have been a while because suddenly it’s a week away. I signed up to be a public speaker at two events. I have never done public speaking before in my whole life. This blog is about the most ‘public...

Boys will be boys & girls will be boys

Someone asked me, “Will you still consider yourself to be a part of the LGBT community after your transition?” I hesitated; I hadn’t thought about that. Having identified as a lesbian for most my life,seeing myself as LGBT, and having others view me in this way was...