Adulting in the Year of the Ox

Adulting in the Year of the Ox

Adulting. The very (non-)word fills some with dread. I am a fairly independent person. I live with a flatmate and she’s very independent too. We live our separate lives in the same space. We have separate meals, we clean separate areas (and share some of the...
Genderqueer or Nonbinary?

Genderqueer or Nonbinary?

As most people have probably caught on to by now, I’m a genderqueer / nonbinary person. I use they/them pronouns, which means that when you talk about me you don’t say “he went to the shop” or “she bought some bread” but use...

Why is it so important to be Proud?

The importance of being Proud, as an outsider, as an oddball, and especially as part of an oppressed group like LGBTQ+ people, people of colour, and disabled people, is a topic that I’m sure many a thesis has been written about. As I’m doing this in one blog post, for...

Us Oddball Outcasts from Outer Space

(Am I from outer space? We’re all made of stardust after all…) One of the things I want to do with my voice, as small as it may be or as big as it may grow, is to champion for the weirdos. The kind hearted oddballs, the outsiders of the “norms” of society....