“Pick A Side” – Bi-erasure and What Not To Say To Bisexual People

Being a bisexual woman myself, I am well accustomed to having awkward, and sometimes just plain rude, conversations with people who don’t understand – and don’t really want to understand – my sexuality. Bi-erasure is, unfortunately, incredibly common and a problem that seems to be regularly ignored. So, what is bi-erasure?Bi-erasure is the term for … Continue reading “Pick A Side” – Bi-erasure and What Not To Say To Bisexual People

Preferred Pronouns and Avoiding Deadnames: What Can We Do?

Think: you’re sitting in a seminar and the seminar leader is calling out names, taking a quick register, when you hear a name you don’t recognise. There’s an awkward silence until someone finally raises their hand to say that that’s them – but that isn’t their name, and those aren’t their pronouns anymore. This is … Continue reading Preferred Pronouns and Avoiding Deadnames: What Can We Do?

Five Percent

The wipers screeched on the windshield and Conrad slammed them off.     ‘I'll stay out a bit longer, I want to get another fifty quid before I stop.’     ‘What about your dinner? I'm about to put something on,' his wife Janine’s voice boomed out of the hands-free speaker. ‘I don’t want you wasting money.’ … Continue reading Five Percent

Marlowe’s Fate at the White Bear Theatre, 17th November 2022

Rating: ★★★★★ The Off-Broadway production of the comedy, Marlowe's Fate, is in the middle of a short run at the White Bear Theatre in Kennington. Those unfamiliar with the White Bear might be surprised to discover that the theatre is actually a small upstairs room at the vast White Bear pub, but the tiny space … Continue reading Marlowe’s Fate at the White Bear Theatre, 17th November 2022