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...

Body Dysmorphia, Honestly

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always wanted to be thin. Well, technically, I’ve wanted to be thin since I realised I wasn’t going to be a boy. So I guess for as long as I’ve realised I was female, I’ve wanted to be thin. I didn’t know that back then though. I...

Chest(less) Dysphoria

I call them my tits because that’s what they are. I hate them. I hate my tits. I’m scared of what will happen without them. After getting used to them for so long, flattened, pressed hard, tight around my ribs, black elastic wrapping my torso. That’s what my chest...

This is for you

It doesn’t matter if I’ve lived with you, it doesn’t matter if I know you as a friend of a friend, it doesn’t even matter if we’re not in the same social groups anymore – friendships can get complicated. It doesn’t matter that you know me by Smash, or even if you know...
The Grand Unveiling and a Proud London

The Grand Unveiling and a Proud London

Well here it is, the first sexual health, HIV and wellbeing booklets for transwomen and transmen. Unfortunately I didn’t make London Pride on the weekend. I wish I had, I haven’t been since I went to university (that’s 4 years!). But I was recovering...