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, mental health, Uncategorized

My 2018 favourites I’m carrying into the New Year

Over the years I've done a few favourites posts, subject specific and mixed. They seem to have, each time, gone down a treat, so since the end of 2018 has brought me a tonne of new things, and at that, things I love, I wanted to share the things I'm happily bringing into 2019 with… Continue reading My 2018 favourites I’m carrying into the New Year

film, tv, and music, LGBT, lifestyle, Uncategorized

7 things I’m excited to cosy up and watch this autumn

So, it's officially cosy season and typically, i'm more of a book reader and serial re-watcher... but there's a few new TV shows/series I'm excited about, coming out this autumn. Don't worry, if you're more of a literature person yourself, i'll still have my bookish posts going up this Blogtober, but here's a change to go with… Continue reading 7 things I’m excited to cosy up and watch this autumn

feminism, film, tv, and music, LGBT

The 13th Doctor

I was actually planning on writing up a post detailing my opinions on the bookies' new Doctor's bets, but what with work and moving house, i've been a little too tired and time consumed to sit down and even think before now. What I can say is, before the bets were even announced, I said… Continue reading The 13th Doctor

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