In The Circus

In The Circus

In the Circus Activism, Disability, Sex Work, Squatting In The Circus   ‘There’s a documented history of EDS*. You can see it, trace it through photographs of the old sideshow traditions of the circus, all of those people who lived in freak-shows or...
Third Sector

Third Sector

Third Sector Activism, Austerity, Education, HIV, New Age Travellers, Sexuality, Squatting, Working Lives Third Sector   When I was coming out in the 80’s, it was at the same time as a lot of public health campaigns about AIDS. That did a lot to shape my identity...
Liverish

Liverish

Liverish Activism, Austerity, Drugs, Sex Work, Sexuality Liverish ‘I’ve taken a lot of drugs in my time, truck loads, shed loads. Drugs I didn’t even know the names of, great drugs, shit drugs. That was a long time ago, I’ve been in recovery for decades now. I guess...
Boudica

Boudica

Boudica Activism, BDSM, Disability, Gender, Sexuality, Trans* Boudica ‘Gender Queer Femme, what is that? I get confused, I don’t know what to say, because people now say non-binary. Back when I started thinking about this stuff, that term didn’t exist, so I used to...
Out and About

Out and About

Class, Domestic Violence, Kink, LGBT, Trauma, War It’s a running joke with my sister, that book ‘Angela’s Ashes’. About the tragedies of a working class Irish family, we laugh about it sounding like a picnic in the park in comparison to our upbringing. I guess I...