Freelance Writer passionate about making LGBTQ+ people more visible. I delve into film, gaming, pop culture, health and more. Also a columnist at Metro. E: email@example.com
My mum and dad are wonderful parents – but I’ve stopped yearning to be just like them
A piece for The Guardian on why I stooped aspiring to be the same sort of parent as my own - because when you're queer its impossible to aspire to those cis-heterosexual ideals. Published 6 March 2023.
Where are all the LGBT+ allies in the wake of Brianna Ghey’s death?
Wrote a bit of a scathing one for this week's Metro column about needing more cis-straight allies. Oh well. Published Tues 28th Feb 2023.
I sleep in a separate bed from my husband – but there’s nothing wrong with our marriage
I wrote about my husband and I sleeping in separate beds for this week's Metro column. Published 14th Feb 2023.
I tried not to think of past pain – but ignoring LGBTQ+ history does more harm than good
A piece for my Metro column to celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month all about how we shouldn't be complacent. Published 1st Feb 2023.
It took me over 30 years to seek help for my OCD
I write about my battle with OCD in the latest piece for my Metro Column. Published 18th Jan 2023.
Modelling in a dress was life-changing for me – despite getting homophobic abuse for it
This week's column for Metro all about my modelling career so far and specifically a kerazy job I did recently wearing a red-carpet dress around London. Published 3rd Jan 2023.
Growing up gay, Christmas was my comfort blanket – nothing has changed
Latest piece for my Metro column about how safe Christmas makes me feel. Published ends of Dec 2022.
Let's ditch the 'Gay Best Friend' trope
I wrote a piece for Lacuna Voices about how damaging the GBF trope is, both in pop culture and real life. Published Dec 2022.
Bring back the Lara Croft that empowered queer gamers
I wrote another piece about how much I love classic Tomb Raider and Lara Croft, this time specifically based on Tomb Raider 2 which is 25 this year. Published in Gaming mag, Nov 22.
I was mocked for my ‘pigeon chest’ in school – it took my self-esteem years to recover
I wrote a piece about my 'pigeon chest' for this week's Metro column.
LGBT+ people like me have been waiting too long for Lindsay Lohan’s comeback – we’re ready
For my Metro column, I wrote a piece about how Lindsay Lohan's comeback is a triumph for queer people like me.
I hate to say it, but straight men wearing skirts makes my life easier
For my first piece as a columnist for Metro, I wrote about cis-het male celebs wearing gender fluid clothing and that it actually will make life easier for LGBTQ+ people in the long run. Hate to say it, but it's true. Published October 2022.
Ladies Unleashed review
I reviewed Ladies Unleashed at Hull Truck theatre for The Stage, October 2022
I’m desperate to become a dad – but my husband and I can’t afford to
A piece for Metro about whether being a gay uncle will ever be enough. Published August 2022.
Removing The Threat: Dog Soldiers At 20
I wrote an opinion piece for The Quietus about one of my fave horror films, Dog Soldiers as it celebrates its 20th birthday. I write about how, as a queer person, its depiction of cis-heterosexual masculinity is very refreshing. Published June 2022.