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”

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”

Benefit of The Doubt

CW: Transphobia, Racism This post was originally inspired by the treatment of transphobia in the sex blogging community. But I think it’s also a useful framework to think about the recent bullshit around VoldeTERF, and the responses to the Black Lives Matter movement. Something which comes up a lot when you give a shit aboutContinue reading “Benefit of The Doubt”

Between Erasure and Hypervisibility

CW: Discussion of Queerphobia and Transphobia June is generally known as Pride Month (though I’ve never actually been to any Pride in June) and, as anyone engaged in online queer spaces will tell you, this comes with a whole heap of Queer Discourse (TM). I’ve previously written about the commercialisation of pride, which is aContinue reading “Between Erasure and Hypervisibility”