Last year, I went to Pride for the first time. Unfortunately, my first event was Pride In London, which I have since denounced as a result of the TERF infiltration in 2018. Another reason it's been avoided by me is the lack of accessibility partnered with busy crowds (making access harder, but also inducing anxiety).… Continue reading Pride(s) 2019
Today is International Non-Binary People's Day, and we want to be heard. I'm sitting here writing this with my pronouns tattooed on my head in make-up. I have no intricate skills and am generally a messy human being, so it's not completely perfect, but it's the statement that matters; maybe they'll respect my pronouns then.… Continue reading Non-Binary Pride
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)
This week has held two very important events directly relevant to my life, and... I never had a chance to speak about them. The truth is, on these days I wasn't feeling too fabulous, so I really had to prioritise my spoons, physically and emotionally, but these were also too important to me to simply… Continue reading Valid: Mental Health Awareness and National Coming Out Day
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!
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)
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)