Stories about: trauma
At every point, my gender, disabilities and material circumstances put me into situations where I was at constant risk of violence and abuse.
In response to harmful representation, the New Queer Cinema Movement arose; giving a voice to queer identities in a politicised, gritty way.
How can the mind transcend madness when it’s confined and magnified within these walls?
The expectation to be anonymous in addiction recovery seems counterintuitive for LGBTQ+ people who have spent a lifetime fighting to be visible.
PTSD can erode the relationships around you and it can erode yourself. For me, the safest way to reconnect with my body has been through my own touch.
We need to turn our attention to the systems in place that have allowed for the patriarchy to take over; systems such as capitalism and fascism.