Thursday, 23 June 2016

Being a Feminist On The Internet

Trigger Warnings for rape threats, death threats, suicide, rape apologists, homophobia, fatphobia, misogyny and slutshaming.

Being a writer and blogger I put quite a big part of my life on the internet. My posts are often very personal and in response to that I'm lucky to have had a great outpouring of love, brilliant advice and made some amazing friends. But it's not all good, a big portion of the responses I get to posts and tweets about feminist, political or controversial issues are negative, disgusting and occasionally threatening.

Thursday, 2 June 2016

Cervical Cancer Screening and HPV Q&A

If you are a vagina owner around the age of 25, you're probably nearing your first smear. I know that this can be quite daunting, but it's such an important thing that you really can't afford to miss. I had my first cervical smear at the age of 24 and they found HPV, since then I've had check ups every year and thankfully it's been ok. So with this in mind, I asked my social media friends to give me their questions all about smears and HPV.

Saturday, 14 May 2016

That Word

Today I want to talk about one of my favourite words in the English language. A word that brings anger and outrage when it is spoken in public. It's seen by some as the most offensive word there is.

The word? Cunt

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

World Lupus Day

Today, May 10th, is World Lupus Day. Typically I'm exhausted, but I wanted to share some facts about my illness with you all.