Pederasty, Pornoi and parties: the Greek symposium and homoeroticism

Image description: Ancient Greek pottery art of two men in the Greek symposium TW: Mentions of pederasty and non-consensual sexual activities. The Greek symposium was a respectable affair… until it wasn’t. The men of ancient Greek societies gathered in small groups with their friends and enjoyed a night of engaging discussion, exciting entertainment and (most […]

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“Not like other girls” – gender identity, neurodivergence and internalised misogyny

Image description: girl holding flag silhouetted against sunset Disclaimer: What I describe in this article is inspired by my personal and my neurodivergent friends’ experiences with gender identity. Many neurodivergent people are very comfortable with and secure in their gender identity and the fact that their brain works differently does not invalidate who they are. […]

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Misgendering and the struggles of my internalised transphobia

Image description: a child running with a trans flag with the ground illuminated in rainbow colours TW: transphobia, internalised transphobia, misgendering Disclaimer: this article is written entirely from a binary trans personal perspective. The feelings talked about, whilst possibly shared among multiple binary trans individuals, do not represent how every trans people feels and definitely […]

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