I have been super busy these last few months - hence the lack of posts. I have spoken as several different LGBT+ conferences, most notably the Outing the Past Conference in March 2018 as well as delivering talks at LGBT hubs as part of LGBT History Month. I have also had my first official PhD… Continue reading Word of the Day?
Last night I attended the play Man to Man starring Maggie Bain as the main character at the Liverpool Everyman Theatre. Man to Man was written by Manfred Karge and was translated by Alexandra Wood. Man to Man has been travelling in the UK since September and is touring New York City after this week.… Continue reading Man to Man
MTV's move to create a genderless award for acting will mean something different to everyone. But to me, it indicates that acting is about the ability to put yourself in someone else's shoes. And that doesn't need to be separated into two different categories. Emma Watson. Asia Kate Dillon presented Emma with the award stating,… Continue reading Genderless Awards?
Last week I visited the Greater Manchester Police Museum - definitely worth a trip if you have not been already, it was fantastic! I went in search of my beloved Harry Stokes and some information about Special Constables in Manchester which he was a part of. I spoke to the curator who took me to… Continue reading Albert Nobbs
Biology, Sex, Gender... What's the difference? I have been interested in engaging with the body and gender identity since my undergraduate research and the beginnings of my career in academia. What is most striking is that, gender, biology and sex all must be treated independently of one another. Why? The main reason is that there… Continue reading Too many Definitions?