This article intends to be a companion to my work ‘Modern Prayers’ commissioned by Out and About: Queering the Museum at RAMM, Exeter, 2021.
There is a range of bittersweetness in these months; the birth of bright things and the loss of those who share my blood and who were in my daily life.
I am learning to find pleasure in smaller things these days.
I firmly believe that polling should not be something made difficult for the average person to understand and critique.
Universities instil a confidence in knowledge, but when the knowledge draws only from one type of background you don’t actually get a high quality education.
At some point if you are a member of a minority you will bump up against some elements which serve to make the biased structure of the world visible to you.
It has been a while since I last wrote, and I wanted to address my hiatus and also announce that my posts in the future may continue to be incredibly sporadic, but for good reason.
For myself, the consequences of 2016 have manifested in a way that makes 2018 feel like the ‘make it or break it year’.
The luxury of choosing your level of visibility is a privilege.
My youngest brothers’ first exposure to a queer character in television was through Doctor Who’s Captain Jack.