Boudica

Boudica

Activism, BDSM, Disability, Gender, Sexuality, Trans* ‘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...
Speaking and Silence

Speaking and Silence

Class, Communication, Gender, Homophobia, Squatting, Violence  Speaking and SilenceSpeaking and silence, or rather silence and not speaking, has been a big feature in my life. I didn’t speak properly until I was around seven, I was silent up until about 4, and then...
A Lioness

A Lioness

Gender, Joy, Race, Sexual Violence, sexwork  A LionessMy earliest memories? My earliest memory is of my beautiful mother who I adore and the colour violet all around, violet everywhere, surrounding me. Another is age three, putting on a dress and running out the door....
Tired Of You

Tired Of You

BDSM, Gender, Queer Culture, Sexuality  Tired of YouI was going to the Black Cap in Camden from the age of 14. I wasn’t out then but I was always on the Gay scene seeing all the drag queens of the time Regina Fong and Lilly Savage, their shows were blowing my mind. I...
Perfectly Contained

Perfectly Contained

Counselling, Gender, Prejudice, Sex, Trans*   Perfectly ContainedI don’t like pubs, I never liked pubs, they’re shouty male spaces, show off spaces, they never worked for me. From early on I was a freak, this was back in Sixty Six, we were all growing our hair long...