Rainbow Revolutions: Power, Pride and Protest [Gift]
Last month, we were sent Rainbow Revolutions: Power, Pride and Protest, a new book by Jamie Lawson and illustrated by Eve Lloyd Knight. A book about LGBTQ history, dating back as far as 1790. Although we’re the living result of LGBTQ History, we still don’t know it all, and we never want to stop learning
I’ve recently decided to start listening to Podcasts after realising I need something to distract myself without having to concentrate. Plus, they’re free to listen to! I know I’m late to the party, but with a lack of time to read a book these days, I wanted to try and find something that would entertain
This week, the BBC aired a short documentary about the recent protests outside schools in Birmingham, whereby parents – from primarily Muslim background – are protesting about children being taught about different families and relationships; including but not exclusive to LGBTQ families. The programme was a difficult watch, and for me, as someone who is
It’s not an exaggeration when I say that I could probably count on one hand the amount of times I have seen an LGBTQ person or family feature in a brand campaign. I’m not talking about your big adverts like Gillete or IKEA (although they’re still very welcome!) or famous LGBTQ celebrities, I’m talking about
Before T was even born, Sharon and I were talking about our favourite books and what kind of books T would likely have on his shelves. Classics like; Guess How Much I Love You, Spot, and Goodnight Moon were all up there, but, very quickly, we realised that families like us were rarely represented in children’s books.
This week has been a difficult one for the LGBTQ community, it’s been exhausting to say the least. If it wasn’t being compared to a contagion, it was hearing someone tell me that I chose to be gay. But the thing that probably broke the proverbial camel’s back, what’s hurt the most, is the disappearance of so