[Image description: Black television (turned off) embedded into a wall which is painted purple on the top and red on the bottom, divided by a horizontal white line] Catch me on youtube talking about bisexuality and identity labels: I still identify as “bisexual”; it’s a … Continue reading"Bisexual Banter" Episode 2: Identity
[Image description: Macro shot of grainy film of colors without shape: dark greens, blues, and grays] This text was found in a queer social event at The Field café in South London in late 2015. It is presumed to be written in 2015. The author … Continue readingGender Nihilism: An Anti-Manifesto
[Image description: Uncurved rainbow against blue sky connects horizon of blue river with greenery at the bottom and the same river flipped upside down at the top] Bisexual Banter is a web TV series by Verity Ritchie about bisexuals which aims to increase bi visibility … Continue reading"Bisexual Banter" Episode 1: Non-Monogamy
[Image description: Two white feminine models wear exaggerated blue eye-shadow and crudely-drawn black eye liner which obscures their faces, red lipstick, and dramatic wigs (pale blonde on one, jet black on the other) with extremely receded hairlines. They have long painted red nails and touch … Continue readingPolyamory as a Rejection of Capitalism
[Image description: Black and white shot of an actor in masc clothing with a donkey’s head, and a femme actor in ethereal wispy white clothes sitting together in a forest] Last week the Arcola Theatre in Dalston, London put on a wonderful queer take on … Continue readingReview: Shakesqueer'd A Midsummer Night's Dream
Since you already know that I’m trans and queer (and also gay), let’s talk about basic civil rights struggles the LGBTQIA community still faces: Housing and employment discrimination Direct violence at the hands of lovers, family, and strangers “Trans panic” defense Higher incarceration rates and … Continue readingComing Out Day
Here are some photos by Claudia Moroni from the queer fashion show I modeled in. Our runway show was directed by Krishna Istha, who is one of my favorite people. Boi fashion is more than a dapper suit. Boihood confuses binaries and fucks with gender. On this night … Continue reading"Queer Experiments: Fashion"
I wrote a piece for queer London magazine The Most Cake about trans and queer assimilations into heteronormativity: When trans people first come out, there’s a societal expectation that their gender expression will be traditionally masculine/feminine in line with their newly declared gender identity. Social … Continue readingThe Trans-Queer Fear Of Appearing Heteronormative
I’m pleased to have been featured in my friend Lucy Brydon’s short film, The Space In Between. The 4 minute short shows me getting dressed in a mundane, unsensational fashion while I talk about trans/gender. The film has been selected to show at BAFTA and the Aesthetica Short Film … Continue reading"The Space In Between"