[image description: Ben is sat at the front with green/blue hair, sunglasses and a black top that says “the future is queer”, he is grinning. Behind him is Dee, a young woman with short brown hair and a white strap tank top, purple trousers and is also smiling. They both have tattoos and are sat […]Read More Queer and disabled, London Pride 2018
As I write this I’m waiting for my final results for my BA degree. It’s an agonising wait, especially as these past 4 years haven’t been the easiest. I started university back in 2014 doing a foundation course in History, I’d just gotten out of an abusive relationship and my eating disorder was particularly bad, […]Read More Studying whilst ill
Body positivity, or bopo, has become a very popular topic in recent years, social media is packed with women (and men) of all shapes, sizes and colour promoting love of their body. With the rise of eating disorders and underweight models in the fashion world in the 90’s/00’s, my generations view of ourselves was altered […]Read More Disabled, Queer AND Body Positive?
[image description: Ben has glasses on and is smiling, he’s wearing a patterned blue t-shirt, black jeans and a rucksack standing in his living-room with two smart crutches which are green] I ask myself this every single day, I have to analyse my whole body and my day ahead as to whether I will be […]Read More to crutch or not to crutch?
I guess I should explain why I’m here. I’m a 22 year old guy currently living in London with my partner of (almost) 4 years, I’ve just finished my BA History degree and I’m starting an MA in medical history in the new term up in Leeds. I’ve always been fascinated with old medicine and […]Read More Introduction