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Man to Man

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

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Genderless Awards?

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?

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Albert Nobbs

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

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Too many Definitions?

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?

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#InternationalWomensDay

The 8th of March is a day of recognition and celebration for all the important women in the world, the community, even within your own family. Up until a couple of years ago I would never say I was a feminist. Coming from an all-girls school with a heavily Catholic ethos it was not recognised… Continue reading #InternationalWomensDay