International Womens Day 2019

I always feel a little out of sorts when it comes to International Womens Day. I mean I am female-bodied, but I don’t identify as female. So where does that leave me in the grand scheme of things? There are Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists who would say that today has nothing to do with me.Continue reading “International Womens Day 2019”

#RileyParra Season 1 Episode 1 goes live on Tello

One episode into Riley Parra on tello and I’m already desperate for episode two. I’ve read the books so I already had my own take on the characters, but this show means a lot to me. Actually it means a LOT to me. And seeing the first episode so well executed actually had tears inContinue reading “#RileyParra Season 1 Episode 1 goes live on Tello”

Never give up, never surrender…. never stop writing

Just your regular reminder of everything going on at the moment. Because let’s face it, without you guys I’m not going to get very far. Crowdfunding Campaign for 2017 Book Tour Click on the image and join in, a donation as small or as large as you like. Up until Saturday, any donation of £5Continue reading “Never give up, never surrender…. never stop writing”

Sci-Fi, Queer Women, and the lack of our representation

In the past few days, my social media feeds have been full of anguished cries over the new Star Trek movie and the fact that Sulu is a aay man. Now if you know me, you know I’m a Trekker. I live for Sci-Fi, I breathe Sci-Fi, and I dream in Sci-Fi and Fantasy. ScienceContinue reading “Sci-Fi, Queer Women, and the lack of our representation”

As we mourn, let our grief strengthen our bonds. Orlando should not happen again. 

At a time when the rights of the LGBTQ community are gaining some recognition, we have been reminded of the prejudice against us with a violent act that should never have happened.  The news of what happened at Pulse nightclub in Orlando has left us devastated and hurting. We ache for the loss of so manyContinue reading “As we mourn, let our grief strengthen our bonds. Orlando should not happen again. “

#WomanCrushWednesday Lesbian Super Edition

Here’s to the women who taught me that loving another woman isn’t a bad thing. My ultimate lesbian #WomanCrushWednesday list: To Claudia Christian and Andrea Thompson, who as Susan Ivanova and Talia Winters taught me that loving another woman was possible. And for giving me an hour a week when my father treated me withContinue reading “#WomanCrushWednesday Lesbian Super Edition”

Her Story – my new addiction

My social media has been full lately of the lead up to Her Story, Laura Zak and Jen Richards’ new project. I’ve been quietly waiting in anticipation of this show since I first heard about it, what seems like forever ago. And now of course I’m sitting here, having binged all six episodes with JDVContinue reading “Her Story – my new addiction”

Small town love – Maybelle on Tello

It’s not unsual for me to fall in love with a show on tello. If you’ve read my blog, you know that to be the case. But Maybelle, well Maybelle is a whole new dimension of love. This isn’t like Nikki & Nora (which I’d waited over ten years for and still want a seasonContinue reading “Small town love – Maybelle on Tello”

Transgender Day of Remembrance 

Today will always be a hard one to get through for those of us not on the gender binary. We are reminded of those like us who have been lost to violence (physical and emotional) that has come from a society that just doesn’t understand that gender is emotional/psychological and sex is physical. Whether FTM,Continue reading “Transgender Day of Remembrance “

My Ten Top Lesbian Film and TV Characters

I’ve been meaning to do this post for a while, but the truth is, I’ve found it hard narrowing it down to just ten (and technically I’ve cheated a little here, but you’ll see why when we get there). Here we go in descending order: 10. Camille Wray – Stargate Universe (SGU) Camille Wray isContinue reading “My Ten Top Lesbian Film and TV Characters”