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...
“Living Under a Rock”

“Living Under a Rock”

It was a fairly chilly Saturday in London and considering the fairly boring chit chat I was fairly content. I was at the ‘trans men’ Stonewall meeting, part of a series of meetings they are holding over the month for specific trans communities, including for...
On Feeling Foreign

On Feeling Foreign

As the words stumble out of my mouth I follow their eyes Up and down Across and around As the sounds leave my throat I watch their eyebrows furrow I watch their head tilt And I wonder If they understood me at all If they were listening at all If the pitch made them...
Writings

Writings

For so long now I’ve been hesitant about writing. I mean, sure I’ve been posting here. Once every few months. It’s not enough for me. I crave writing, I long for the words to spill out, for the thoughts to become permanent, for the feelings to become everlasting. I’ve...
What Trans Pride Really Means To Me

What Trans Pride Really Means To Me

Last weekend Brighton was host to the second annual Trans Pride Brighton festival. As one of the key organisers, I took advantage of being visible in the community to talk about an issue that’s really important to me and very close to my heart. I took the stage,...
Written on 06/06/13

Written on 06/06/13

It was UK Black Pride on 29th June, last weekend. This year, it ran parallel with London Pride. I think that was the only reason I went to Black Pride this year. Not that I actually went to any London Pride things, I just didn’t want to feel alone. My day...