body positivity, LGBT, personal, Uncategorized

What PRIDE means to me

Pride is something I've been raised to have a careful balance with. Before, I never really knew why that mattered, but in more recent years, I have most certainly used it to my advantage. Pride meant little to me growing up. I knew it to bear something on confidence (in a good way) but also… Continue reading What PRIDE means to me

creative writing, LGBT, politics, Uncategorized

Borders – Poem by Lauren Curr

An original poem by Lauren Curr. - Borders Can't define us, Don't align us- Let us be. - Who can say What's yours or not On stolen Territory? - Humans Love and humans hurt It's just life, You see. - Why not, For just one last day, You let us All be free. We're coming… Continue reading Borders – Poem by Lauren Curr

body positivity, film, tv, and music, LGBT, Uncategorized

What Drag Race Has Done For My Confidence

RuPaul's Drag Race. It's queer culture. It's your feel good reality show with a high dosage of shaaade. In my last post, I actually referenced a specific moment from the show to coherently express my feelings on a matter, but today I speak of a much more generalised topic surrounding the show; Confidence. Confidence? How… Continue reading What Drag Race Has Done For My Confidence

LGBT, Uncategorized

Happy Pansexual Pride!

Happy Pansexual Pride day! As you probably already know, June is pride month, and within the month each LGBT identity is celebrated, together and individually. Today, Pansexuality is the celebrated intersection.... and guess what: I identify as Pansexual! Hearts, not parts. What is pansexuality?Before talking about the sexuality itself, I'll break down the basics of… Continue reading Happy Pansexual Pride!

film, tv, and music, LGBT, personal, Uncategorized

“It’s Just Crazy To Not Even Be Your Authentic Self, Even In Your Own Home” (PRIDE MONTH, 2018)

By now, you may have guessed from all my other social media platforms that I am totally obsessed with RuPaul's Drag Race. I owe a lot to the show, truly. It was my good pal Carter who got me into it, slowly to begin with and later on a much more obsessive scale. It is… Continue reading “It’s Just Crazy To Not Even Be Your Authentic Self, Even In Your Own Home” (PRIDE MONTH, 2018)

beauty, LGBT, mental health, personal, Uncategorized

Tattoo Talks: I’M TATTED (01×01: My Tattoos)

It's Tuesday, and here on Stories Can Make Us Fly, I'm bringing you my first of a seven part series of posts called 'Tattoo Talks'. This series will incorporate everything from keeping it cruelty free with tattoos and aftercare, the process, my artists experiences and much more. But, today, on this fine Tuesday afternoon, I'm… Continue reading Tattoo Talks: I’M TATTED (01×01: My Tattoos)

feminism, LGBT, politics, Uncategorized

Happy International Women’s Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day is about celebrating ALL women. If you don’t include trans women, disabled women, BAME women, sex workers, immigrant women and any intersection of self-identifying women/non-binary or fluid folx in your celebrations, that is NOT celebrating women. https://twitter.com/laurbethany/status/971691991905067008?s=21 Today, I want to thank ALL the women in my life. Whether they’ve given… Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day