Since I've been on a few, you'll know that I enjoy listening to podcasts. If you like podcasts, too, and you're also in the business of working to improve your mental and physical health, you're in luck today. I've collated ten of my best podcast recommendations that might help you achieve better health in a … Continue reading Ten Podcasts for Good Health
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If you live in England you’ve no doubt seen the massive adverts dotted around that state ‘Obesity is a cause of cancer’. The adverts are for Cancer Research UK and are designed to look like traditional cigarette packets to hammer home their point that fatness is bad for you. This isn't the first time they've … Continue reading Five Things to Know About Those Cancer Research UK Adverts
I'm struggling this Summer. It's not exactly hot here in England, but it's getting noticeably warmer and brighter. Usually this means my low-cut dresses and short skirts come out for the season, but this year I've been covering up with hoodies and jeans when I've ventured outside instead. I think this is because I've been … Continue reading Enjoy the Sun
I'm transgender, and I suck at sport. Some of my earliest memories involve me looking up at towering adults while wearing an adorable tutu and feeling very, very cross about it. Even though I sucked, I did a lot of sport as a child - ballet, tap dancing, horse riding, judo, swimming, gymnastics, football, etc, … Continue reading Sometimes Trans People Suck at Sports (and they should be allowed to)
Cw: discussion of transphobia. I'm non-binary. Hello! Here's my non-binary face! For me that feels like stating the obvious and it's something that I've written about on this blog a few times now. Sometimes, though, you need to state the obvious. Sometimes you need to repeat yourself again and again. So, again: I'm non-binary. Here … Continue reading Stating the Obvious
Adapted from Dirge Magazine, August 2017 cw: discussion of transphobia and horror tropes The central struggle of most horror films is in strong but vulnerable people fighting for their lives and facing off against malevolent forces that want to kill them. This is also basically the transgender manifesto – so why aren’t there more trans … Continue reading Haunted but not Alone: A Trans Take on the Horror Industry