In my mind, there is no arguing with the necessity of pride month. But, as with most awareness days or months aimed towards groups who have been…… Read more “What is rainbow capitalism, and what’s so bad about it?”
Gay Panic Defence: How the murderer of an innocent gay man was let off the hook.
CONTENT WARNING: Murder, gun violence, mentions of homophobia, mentions of alleged sexual assault. Unsurprisingly for a psychology student, I have always been interested in true crime. What…… Read more “Gay Panic Defence: How the murderer of an innocent gay man was let off the hook.”
Hadrian & Antinous; an ancient queer love story.
According to some modern historians accounts, history was aggressively straight. The reality is far from that, and one of the most commonly documented examples of queerness in…… Read more “Hadrian & Antinous; an ancient queer love story.”
Oscar Wilde: The life, death and loves of a Victorian queer icon.
One of my favourite writers of all time is Oscar Wilde, for the simple reason that anyone with the brain to write something as detailed and captivating…… Read more “Oscar Wilde: The life, death and loves of a Victorian queer icon.”
Sporus: the husband of Emperor Nero, who history forgot
LGBTQA+ history has been filled with tragedy, through the stripping of basic human rights from queer men and women. However, the oppression of individuals on account of…… Read more “Sporus: the husband of Emperor Nero, who history forgot”
My journey with LGBT+ pride
Labels on sexuality can be a really controversial thing in today’s social climate. Myself, I used to love having a label that I felt fitted me perfectly,…… Read more “My journey with LGBT+ pride”