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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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#LGBTTalesFromTheCity

So, last night was the opening of the brand new exhibition part of the Museum of Liverpool called Tales from the City. What a fabulous turn out! It was so busy with so many people all there to celebrate the same thing. And I got to spend the evening with Caroline Paige and her cousin… Continue reading #LGBTTalesFromTheCity

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#LadiesDay

As I am a Liverpool lady I thought it only appropriate to discuss Ladies Day and the ramifications surrounding the Grand National each year. As people know Liverpool ladies are very fashion forward, they are gorgeously brave in their choices and always want to be seen as the most fashionable women – I am biased… Continue reading #LadiesDay

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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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#burnleyplays

I had to privilege of watching The Burnley Buggers' Ball and Burnley’s Lesbian Liberator being performed in the Bluecoat at Liverpool on Saturday. It was an extension of sorts from the Sexing the Past Conference held there over the weekend.  The Burnley Buggers Ball was written by Stephen M. Hornby and had the character of… Continue reading #burnleyplays