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Post-suicide trauma

**Trigger warning: references to sexual assault, trauma, and suicide** My childhood sexual perpetrator hung himself before facing a courtroom for child molestation charges, served by someone else. I was nine when he sexually assaulted me. I lacked the foresight, theRead more…

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Unearthing lesbian desire

The first sensual kiss between Fingersmith’s two main characters is visually suggestive and subtly erotic: ‘I kissed her again. Then I touched her. I touched her face. I began at the meeting of our mouths––at the brow––I had touched herRead more…

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The godmother of rock ‘n’ roll

Women’s achievements and stories have been largely ignored, overlooked or misrepresented throughout time because of a fundamentally Eurocentric and androcentric view of history. The voices and successes of Women of Colour (WoC) and LGBTQI people are even more concealed. Women’sRead more…