So happy that Marriage Equality laws have finally been passed in Australia! Yesterday parliament sat and (thankfully) very quickly dismissed all the proposed bylaws that may have allowed discrimination against marrying same sex couples, before later the same day finalising the legislation. What a day to be alive and part of the LGBT+ community 😄🏳️🌈 […]Read more "Marriage Equality"
You are so blinded by your fear. Wanting to belong and yet afraid to be seen. Hiding in the shadows and wondering why no-one notices you. You became so afraid of what others think that you stopped trying to find out. Assuming it would be different. Guessing what it might be. Maintaining your fears and […]Read more "Nobody’s Daughter"
A little while back I decided to venture back in to the online dating world to see what new adventures it may hold. I knew what it meant to 'swipe left' and to 'swipe right'; I knew how to set search parameters… I've even navigated a few dates. Though before getting to the dating part […]Read more "Catfishing in the online dating sea"
Every now and then I meet someone and my heart opens. Whether compassionately or romantically, my heart opens and is flooded with warmth, fuzziness and general adoration. I met someone recently with whom I shared this connection. There were beautiful conversations and shared values; common interests; and a language of love that flowed easily and […]Read more "Let go with love"
A huge Thank you to Roda (Growing Self) for nominating me for The Liebster Award 😀 Roda writes a beautiful and well-grounded, Earthy blog that embraces artistry, gardening, and finds awe in the everyday. It’s beautifully written and I highly recommend you check it out: https://growingself.blog/ But what exactly is the Liebster Award? “Liebster” […]Read more "The Liebster Award"
As a child I remember being encouraged to hold hands with my same-sex best friend. Encouraged to tell her I loved her and to give her a big hug and kiss when we met or parted. Against my natural inclinations to be friendly towards everyone in the school yard – I was enculturated in primary […]Read more "Mixed Messages"