Featured image from Stacey Dooley Investigates: Mums Selling Their Kids For Sex. For as long as I can remember, Stacey Dooley has been one of my favourite documentary presenters. Her work has inspired me to see the world from different angles, consider my privilege and try to use my privilege to speak for those who can’t. … More Opinion Pieces: Stacey Dooley uses her privilege for good.
Truth be told, this despicable hashtag shows how much feminism is still needed in the world. As a feminist, I’ve encountered a few obstacles when trying to put across my views. However, today, I innocently decided to post a picture on Instagram of a new book I received on gender equality. I hash tagged it … More Opinion Pieces: Why is #Feminismiscancer even a thing?
And here’s why… I’m blatantly sick of the people who say they dislike 13 Reasons Why because it’s boring- can we just discuss this for a moment. How could you find this kind of programme boring? I believe it’s because we’re made to face what actually happens in life, how people are treated and how … More 13 Reasons Why Should make You feel Uncomfortable.
I haven’t blogged for a while. Scratch that. I haven’t written anything for a while. I used to find the idea of writing what I felt down, to be sort of therapeutic. It was the way I worked out what was happening. I used it to untwist what was happening in my head. However, writing … More Personal Pieces: 2017 has started as such a difficult year.
Call me haunted, say that I used to flaunt it so much that I didn’t even know I had it. I call it my secret, for me to know, for my friends to keep, for my lover to sew into my skin. It lies so deep below, it appears every now and then, I tell … More I am Haunted (Spoken Word).
I find the society we live in today to be a strange one. And, current situations and affairs have made me slightly irate. I never have understood why other peoples past seems to matter than what other people have gone through. I mean, let me tell you this… No one has it easy in this … More I hurt, I have a past… but so does everyone else.
I know what you’re expecting from this. I can already sense what you’re going to think. I can hear the hateful comments. Picture them as they upload, as you click your fingers on the keys. The face you pull as you troll. Misogynist, racist, homophobic… Please stop. Saturday was an important day for people all … More Why I Marched In London.
How many mistakes can you make, what does it take to mess up just once, twice, again and again. How much pain can you cause, and do you try to rub away the marks, pretend they didn’t exist, wish it didn’t happen again. How many mistakes did he make, could you list them, count them … More How many Mistakes can You make… (Spoken Word).
I am invisible. Well, I’m not actually invisible but part of me is. The part of me that really doesn’t want me to succeed or to do well; the part that hates me having a good day. And, I say it is invisible because you can’t see it. You can’t see me struggling. Granted, some … More We’re Invisible Warriors… time to acknowledge us.
Christmas is always a time where people get together with friends, with family and people they love. It is about enjoying the festivities and spending time to appreciate what you have. Unfortunately, it can be a really difficult time for people, and that is why I’m here to leave a little Christmas message for you. … More Christmas isn’t a time to feel alone, and you’re not.