TransMission by Alex Bertie – Book Review

Title - TransMission: My Quest To A Beard Author - Alex Bertie Pages (Paperback) - 304 Pages Release Date - 2nd November 2017 Rating - 4/5 “I’m not good at first impressions, but screw it: here we go. My name’s Alex Bertie, I like pugs, doughnuts and retro video games. I have tattoos, I make … Continue reading TransMission by Alex Bertie – Book Review

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To The Little Girl In The Picture

To The Little Girl In The Picture,  Hey kid, I guess you could say this is a bit weird huh? Me from the future, writing to you back there on the carousel. The thing that I'm instantly drawn to every time I look at the picture, is your smile. It's so innocent. So pure and … Continue reading To The Little Girl In The Picture

Dear Parents,

Dear Parents, I hope when your child says ‘I don’t want to go to school today’ you hear her. I hope you notice the way her words cut through the air like she is pronouncing them with such heft, than they cannot be supported by her own breath. I hope you do not answer her … Continue reading Dear Parents,

To The Next Girl Who Pursues My Heart

To the next girl who pursues my heart, I want to start by saying sorry. Not a good start huh? but it’s something that needs to be said. I want to start by apologising for the trust issues that I will carry with me. It will have nothing to do with you, I just have … Continue reading To The Next Girl Who Pursues My Heart

We Get It, You’re Gay.

Everytime I write a post about LGBT+ rights, I always feel like 'Should I post this?', 'Is it worth it?'. I've heard so many times from people at school, and in college that 'Youre gay, we get it' and I recluse back into a shell of my former self-consious self and leave it in my … Continue reading We Get It, You’re Gay.

When Will We Have a ‘Straight Pride’?

A phrase that I have heard one too many times and if you even have to ask that question then please, go and educate yourself on history. Read a book, search the internet.. whatever you have to do to understand why this question should not leave your mouth at all, or why the thought should … Continue reading When Will We Have a ‘Straight Pride’?

Bisexuality is valid.

Lately, I've been seeing a lot of people invalidating bisexuality with comments along the lines of 'It's just a phrase', 'Pick a side!'. I, personally, am so tired of the pure ignorance and disrespect that those who identify as bisexual have to endure on a daily basis. If you are bisexual and have had your … Continue reading Bisexuality is valid.

Girl Heart Girl – Lucy Sutcliffe

A few years ago, when I was struggling to come to terms with myself, I was trying to figure out a way to give myself some comfort, and so, I brought up YouTube on my IPod and tapped in 'Coming out' in the search bar. I was greeted by a huge range of results, as … Continue reading Girl Heart Girl – Lucy Sutcliffe

We Will Not Be Silenced

I'm assuming by now that most of you have heard about the Orlando shootings, but for some of you who haven't, I'll break it down for you. The general gist is that a gunman entered a gay nightclub in Orlando and shot dead 49 people, leaving 53 people injured. This obviously took the world by … Continue reading We Will Not Be Silenced