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)

disability, film, tv, and music, Uncategorized

Rare Disease Talks: BBC Casualty (2018)

Rare diseases. They're called 'rare' for a reason, and not usually talked about much, apart from on said awareness days or weeks where people care for the most minuscule of moments. One thing that will always resonate with me was an experience I had in my last year of sixth form. I remember, one day… Continue reading Rare Disease Talks: BBC Casualty (2018)

disability, feminism, politics, Uncategorized

Why I’m Upset By Mattel’s New ‘Inspiring Women’ Barbie Collection

If you've read my blog before, or even just Thursday's post for International Women's Day, you know that in my eyes, you are not a feminist if you do not support all intersections of society.That is why Barbie's new collection of feminist icon dolls has straight up angered me so very much. The Public's VerdictOnline,… Continue reading Why I’m Upset By Mattel’s New ‘Inspiring Women’ Barbie Collection

film, tv, and music

Happy Moanaversary!

Hello, hello, hello and a huge welcome to blogmas day 2! Today's blogmas will be pretty film-centric since today is a very special day... Happy Moanaversary! That's right, it's been a whole whopping year since Moana was released in the UK and I feel pretty blessed that it exists. Pre-moana days I was a huge… Continue reading Happy Moanaversary!

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