Coming Out … And What Comes Next

For those of you who don’t know, today (14th July) is International Non-Binary Day, it also marks 2 years since I came out as non-binary on social media. I think it’s fair to say that since then I’ve been pretty open about being trans. I already produced a video for today in collaboration with Non-BinaryContinue reading “Coming Out … And What Comes Next”

The Stares Return

CW: Transphobia, Street Harassment In the last couple of weeks the UK has started to unwind lockdown (a fucking stupid idea, but that’s not the point of this post). I live near the city centre so food shopping involves going through town. And on top of the anxiety from so many people not wearing masks,Continue reading “The Stares Return”

Trans in Comedy

CW: Discussion of Transphobia and Sexual Assault For my Trans Tuesday post this week I talked to some of my fellow comedians to talk about being trans in the comedy industry. This article brings together several peoples experiences within the comedy industry and have an honest discussion about what its like. It’s worth noting thatContinue reading “Trans in Comedy”

Queering Attraction

CW: Discussion of Bodies For my final Pride Month post I’ve written some poetry about beauty standards and queering attraction. Fuck sleek hourglass silhouettesOr a flawless face I want squishy bellies and stretch marksBig boobs, small boobs, one of each Thick thighs and epic assRough hands rubbing scarred skin Body hair and pimpled skinCrooked teethContinue reading “Queering Attraction”

Why A Rainbow?

For Pride Month I’m sharing some poetry reflecting on the symbolism behind the rainbow flag ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜 Why a rainbow?What makes it ours?What do the colours represent?But the flag is an imperfect model A rainbow is not discreteNot 6 distinct coloursBut an infinite spectrumStretching from one edge to the other Within that there is endless roomSpaceContinue reading “Why A Rainbow?”

Trans Tuesdays

Regular readers of Quenby Writes will know that, until recently, I wrote a series called Trans Joy. I aimed to publish every Tuesday and I originally put it on hold because I needed to focus on uni work. I’ve been back blogging for a couple of weeks now, but I’ve not started Trans Joy backContinue reading “Trans Tuesdays”

The Game Is Rigged

CW: Transphobia For those of you who don’t know, this weekend a Times article (pictured below) shared plans to roll back protections for trans people in the UK. There’s a lot to unpick here. I could talk about how they casually state that feminists oppose trans rights. I could talk about the proposed tightening ofContinue reading “The Game Is Rigged”