OH LOOK! TWO FOR ONE! Okay, I admit, this is more of a personal pick than the others, BUT I would totally argue is just as worthy of a mention as the other badass gay icons I’ve featured on this blog. Captain Jack is the person who introduced me to the idea that you could […]Read more "PRIDE MONTH: #PANSEXUALICON CAPTAIN JACK // #GAYICON JOHN BARROWMAN"
As far as I’m concerned, this woman is not just an icon, she’s a total badass. Gay Rights activist Ruth Ellis (1899-2000) is widely recognized for being the oldest openly gay lesbian upon her death aged 101. Tennessee-born Ellis came out sometime around 1915, and stayed out for the rest of her life. Throughout her life, […]Read more "PRIDE MONTH: #GAYICON RUTH ELLIS"
LITANY IN WHICH CERTAIN THINGS ARE CROSSED OUT, R SIKEN. WHEN THE LAMP IS SHATTERED, P SHELLEY. Love in these two poems is shown to be a complex and layered abstract; both Siken and Shelley use imagery to explore the difficulties of love. They both use figurative and descriptive language to craft deeply expressive poems. […]Read more "THE EXPERIENCE OF LOVE (shelley and siken poetry analysis)"
This article is about the film, the character, and not so much her sexuality. I know that it’s an odd way to start my Pride month posts, but really, I needed to tell people about this film. Eleven days ago, my friend J and I went to see Wonder Woman in the cinema. Now, neither […]Read more "PRIDE MONTH: #BISEXUALICONWONDERWOMAN"
Oh look! Pride month! I’ve not updated this blog in a while (my laptop set itself on fire) so I couldn’t post anything in honour of Pride Month. BUT I’m going to now! I’ve got a series of posts planned about some #gayicons, #bisexualicons, and #transgendericons throughout history and fiction. I’ve even got a special one […]Read more "life updates and A (very brief) HISTORY OF PRIDE"
the worst thing about loss isn’t actually that someone is gone but in that they’re no longer there. You think, immediately after someone dies, the pain can’t get any worse. But. It’s when you turn around and talk to someone and you realise they’re no longer there that it hits you, that there’s no thing […]Read more "there are some things I know I can write about again and again and still not come anywhere close to what I want to say"
Clement Attlee was not, as you may have heard, “a modest little man with plenty to be modest about”. Churchill didn’t say this, like you might think: he knew a formidable politician when he saw one. It was actually coined by the left-wing journalist Claud Cockburn. Clement Attlee, despite often being heralded in academia as […]Read more "Clement Attlee: a short look"