"The imagination is a muscle. If not exercised, it atrophies" ~ Neil Gaiman His work has done its fair share in exercising my imagination- both through film and books! I can't wait to be reunited with my copy of "In The Cheap Seats"- I'm determined to finish it this year!
Pride positivity coming in many shapes and sizes ❤ much love to the newest blog I'm following 😀
This year, to celebrate Pride I wanted to take some time to highlight some of my favourite plus size LGBTQ+ creatives. The queer community isn’t immune to fatphobia or eurocentric beauty standards, but these influencers have carved out space for themselves & others online, while also using their platforms to demand change on issues like LGBTQ+ youth homelessness, mental illness & police brutality.
In true, self-indulgent style, I also wanted to take some time to chat about my own experiences as a queer, fat femme.
For me, my queerness is about my sexuality but it’s also about so much more. It’s about the way my heart overflows with joy at the depth & breadth of human gender & sexuality; it’s about the pride I feel when I see someone fighting back against oppressive social norms; & it’s about the anger that burns when the most vulnerable & marginalised members of…
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I find with many characters that one has met through a medium that was not the original, one might have to peel the two apart to fully appreciate either.
Originally posted on Words To Captivate ~ by John Fioravanti:
In the previous post in this series Let’s Talk ‘Why Do We Still Have Gender Issues?’ I asked why, in the year 2017, do we still have unresolved gender issues. Why do women feel the need to band together to acquire that which is their due?…
It’s important to sign up and use libraries. If we don’t, there is that real chance that they won’t be there when we need them.
It wasn’t until the end that the reason why we did what we did was so eloquently put. I can’t remember verbatim but; How can this be a 21st century European country and not allow abortions? The microphone was cutting in and out; so only parts of what she said were broadcasted, but they were…… Continue reading Sun Burnt and Proud
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