Playing it Straight: Why LGBT People Should (more often than not!) Play LGBT Characters

Playing it Straight: Why LGBT People Should (more often than not!) Play LGBT Characters

The debate over straight actors playing gay characters has been bubbling away for a number of years. It’s not a new or “woke” subject matter. From films such as Philadelphia and Priscilla Queen of the Desert, to more recent adaptations of LGBT History such as The Danish Girl and stories such as The Prom (and

20+ LGBTQ+ Icons You Should Talk To Your Children About

LGBT+ History Month has always held a special place in my heart. In comparison to other awareness days, it gives our community an opportunity to truly reflect and give thanks to our queer elders who fought for our place in society. If it wasn’t for LGBTQ people from our past, it’s unlikely that I would

An Inclusive Way to have *THAT* Conversation about Pregnancy & Reproduction with your Children

Picture the scene, you’ve just had a long morning of virtual learning. You pop to the toilet for a moment of privacy and then there’s a knock at the bathroom door. Before you can ask the intruder to wait, they come in, pull up a seat and ask you the following question: Inclusive Pregnancy and

An LGBTQ+ Themed Gift Guide: Supporting LGBTQ+ Businesses!

Welcome to our very first gift guide! I don’t normally do gift guides, especially themed around Christmas, as they can be quite stressful if you’re relying on receiving items before featuring them. But, after such a difficult year for independent businesses I thought I’d make my own gift guide based around some of our favourite

Owlet Press: A New (and inclusive) Home for Diverse Children’s Books

Books, especially children’s books, are probably our most prized possessions in our house. Whilst they don’t cost as much as say a tablet or bicycle, the messages they often bring with them costs more than any weight of gold. For families like us, it’s so incredibly important that our son see’s himself in the media

The Big Book of LGBTQ+ Activites [Gift]

Being an LGBTQ+ Family Blog, we often get sent book diverse recommendations or copies to review. It’s definitely a perk of the job as not only does it mean T’s library gets to grow, but we get to spread the word about another diverse and inclusive book that’s come into the world. We’ve written previously