On being an ally, and why it’s never us v them

Sometimes in the queer romance community — and especially when there is something going on that’s caused offence and triggered a heated debate — it can feel uncomfortably like an us v them situation, with cis straight allies feeling unwelcome and unappreciated. This...

Lovers to Friends (a poem)

Apparently being trans has unlocked a dormant poetry gene. My grandfather was a poet, and so was my mum. This one came to me while I was out walking earlier, so I wrote it down as soon as I got home so I wouldn’t forget it. Lovers to Friends I spend my days...

2016: My Year in Review

Sometimes writing and publishing can feel like wading through treacle, so it’s often helpful at the end of a year to look back and remind yourself of what you’ve achieved. 2016 was a very challenging year for me on a personal level, so I want to take the time to...

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