Why A Rainbow?

For Pride Month I’m sharing some poetry reflecting on the symbolism behind the rainbow flag โค๏ธ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ 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?”

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”

Trans Joy – Out in Public

Trans Joy is a weekly blog series celebrating the positive side of trans experiences, in an attempt to bring some balance to contemporary trans discourses. This week I’m writing about the excitement of seeing a fellow trans person when I’m out and about in public.   CW: Mention of Transphobia

Hearing Yourself Speak

As most people already know the recent UK election handed an overwhelming majority to a racist, sexist, homophobic liar (these are not hyperbole or me being slanderous, they’re provable facts). This is not a post about the current political climate, but I will say that if you are a fan of Boris Johnson feel freeContinue reading “Hearing Yourself Speak”