“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?

A Deep (Deep) Dive into Britney Spears’ Conservatorship on the cusp of its Dissolution 

Image taken by @ringochiu on Instagram One of the most famous popstars of our pop culture generation, Britney Spears, may finally be able to see the end of an oppressive conservatorship on the horizon. Fourteen years on from the memorable shorn head and umbrella-armed siege on paparazzi that signalled her decline, Britney has found her … Continue reading A Deep (Deep) Dive into Britney Spears’ Conservatorship on the cusp of its Dissolution