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So it seems I have a kink. Part Two

My first boyfriend was dull as wallpaper paste. No idea what my 15-year-old self saw in him, except that at 21 he seemed a little more sophisticated than my peers. Losing our virginities was anti-climactic, as was every encounter we had afterwards. He seemed remarkably uninterested in sex, I’m not sure if that was with […]

So it seems I have a kink. Part One

This isn’t really a surprise to me. I’ve been fascinated by BDSM since I first stole my mother’s New Woman magazines and read the clumsy exposés of life inside the Dominatrix dungeons. Even at the age of ten or so, I was intrigued by the dynamic, the balance of power. The story they told was […]

The Elephant in the Conference Centre

Somebody in the community has blocked me on Twitter. I have been aware of this for a few months now, and it has slightly puzzled me. I have blocked and been blocked several times; out of frustration, after discussions turned uncivilised, or for mental health reasons. I am not aware of having any interactions with […]

Can you see me?

Today is Bi Visibility Day, To me, bisexuality is one of the least understood and least acknowledged groups under the LGBTQ+ umbrella. There is still much to be done to achieve equality around the world for the entire LGBTQ+ community, and everyone under that umbrella faces ignorance, judgement and potentially persecution from sections of society. […]