disability, film, tv, and music, LGBT, Uncategorized

Rare Disease Talks: RuPaul’s Drag Race (2019)

On what is not far off of the year anniversary for my 'Rare Disease Talks' post where I spoke about BBC's Casualty's representation of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (PoTS), I'm back with another*. This one varies slightly, with the representation being served upon a reality television show, but I think this… Continue reading Rare Disease Talks: RuPaul’s Drag Race (2019)

film, tv, and music, lifestyle, Uncategorized

She Keeps Me Warm: A playlist for snow days

It's snowing down here in Hampshire today, and it's snowing pretty heavily, too. I made it into work this morning but was lucky to catch my train home (thank you Lush gods for letting me leave early as a precaution!). I also absolutely fought through a blizzard and trekked home on the white carpet left… Continue reading She Keeps Me Warm: A playlist for snow days

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!

beauty, LGBT, Uncategorized

LOVE Summit 2018: #LushPride

I have never felt pride like the pride I have felt over the past few days, surrounded by the most phenomenal LUSH employees. By pride, I mean the word in two senses; Proud of the people around me and myself for all we'd achieved; Proud of who I am and who I love. The theme… Continue reading LOVE Summit 2018: #LushPride

film, tv, and music, LGBT, literature, politics

Nas Paracha and sexuality; LGBT representation in popular television

As the last episode of Series One of Channel 4's 'Ackley Bridge' airs tonight, I feel this is a key post to be sharing. Ackley Bridge has been wonderful for representation; BAME characters, LGBT issues, different cultures, and combining all, showing cultural and religious attitudes towards different issues. Nasreen's character has been vital in portraying… Continue reading Nas Paracha and sexuality; LGBT representation in popular television