Lets oppress oppression

As someone who identifies as queer and demisexual, I can only thank my lucky stars that I have had a seemingly very privileged life free from homophobic hate and abuse. I came out when I was 15 in 2006 three years after the abolishment of section 28, a clause of the Local Government Act 1988…

When life throws you a curveball…

What do you think of when you hear the word depression? Do you think of the big grand sweeping gestures of low mood, suicidal thoughts, self-harm, ugly crying and sleeping a lot? I wouldn't blame you if that's all you'd think of. Even when someone's in a place where those oh so glorious symptoms are…

Inequality is so last century!

So, we're nine days into pride month and what a month it's already been. What with the continuation of COVID-19 continuing to fuck over and confuse the masses across the world, the continuation of peaceful and not quite so peaceful protests and governmental backlashes in the Black Lives Matter movement and J. K. Rowling getting…

All life matters!!!

With great power comes great responsibility. Power is to be used wisely, with caution, with respect. Gaining a position of power doesn't make the holder more than anyone else. In the wrong hands, power leads to social injustice, depravity and death. Using a position of power to innovate, question, challenge, help, cultivate a space of…

VIP story time!!!

Today I bring you the tale of a visually impaired individual having to put up with an absolute fucktard. Unfortunately, I won't be talking about Trump. Just a quick disclaimer … for anyone who is a Trump supporter I kindly ask you to leave. In fact no I won't ask politely I'll kick your ass…

Travel concessions for us VIPs.

Hmmm… so I've only recently learnt a very interesting piece of information. As an individual with a disability who has a volunteer role in London, I travel into the capital 2-3 times a week. Obviously, I'm not at the moment, I would have completely misplaced my last remaining marbles if I was under the notion…