This blog post will explore some of the LGBTQIA+ community in the John Rylands Special Collections! It has been cross posted from the John Rylands Special Collection Blog post Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée d’Éon de Beaumont (Chevalier d’Éon) Chevalier d’Éon was a spy, a double agent and considered by some to be Europe’s first openly transgender person. After rising through the military ranks, d’Eon […]
Wilderness Festival organisers have announced the first wave of acts set to appear this summer, as the annual event returns to Oxfordshire’s Cornbury Park for its ninth year running. Set to feature UK festival exclusives from Bombay Bicycle Club and Robyn, additional notable names on the Wilderness lineup also include the likes of Tom Odell, […]
Violet Ryan loves the delicious food she gets to eat on the reality shows she produces for The Food Channel. What she hates is her expanding waistline. Determined to drop the pounds, Violet hatches a plan to kick start a fitness regimen. She knows she needs a new approach and possibly a new trainer—one with […]
s family life in Taiwan changes rapidly—as, for example, families grow smaller, the cost of living rises, and new ideas about child development are popularized—so too do the tools available to families to make sense of gender and sexual diversity.
Ryann Bird dreams of traveling across the stars. But a career in space isn’t an option for a girl who lives in a trailer park on the wrong side of town. So Ryann becomes her circumstances and settles for acting out and skipping school to hang out with her delinquent friends. One day she meets Alexandria: […]
Daniel Iglesias (44) grew up in Spain and later moved to Belgium. In this interview, he talks about his passion for writing and music. About living with autism and the many misconceptions and prejudices about it, and the challenges and discrimination he faces but also the privilege he has as a queer autistic brown vegan, […]
The final MM sci fi book in J. Scott Coatsworth’s “Oberon Cycle” trilogy is out – “Ithani”! About the book Time is running out. After saving the world twice, Xander, Jameson and friends plunge headlong into a new crisis. The ithani–the aliens who broke the world–have reawakened from their hundred millennia-long slumber. When […]
The month of love is slowly fading away, paving way for other important things in life. Well, love is important too, but other things are ‘importanter!’ Things like money, health, et. al. See, it is these things that make possible the manifestation of love to others. Right? Maybe? Here is why. Let me convince you. […]
Good morning world!! Id like to share some thoughts that were present as my brain clambered to consciousness morning. That being the notion of who do we wake up as?? Well of course you would be quite right to reply we wake up as ourselves day in day out regardless of our geographical location ie […]
Sunglasses and Spies ABOUT THE STORY This riveting tale chronicles the adventures of a duo of friends who are on a joy ride of manly guys with workaholism ,alcoholism, sex trafficking and redeeming of the innocents. Clues and untold truth are everywhere. They are just waiting to unfold. With so many twists and unexpected events, […]
I don’t normally join in in these Tuesday tags, but I felt today’s topic was too interesting to miss. Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature that was created by The Broke and the Bookish and hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Born from a love of lists and a love of books each week there’s a […]
It might sound tricky to be a band in one of the most musically active cities in the US but socially conscious dance-y punk group Pleasure Venom seem to be enjoying the ride.
Wilkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome! Heya folks, just a few updates for y’all! Firstly, welcome to semester 2 of 2018/19! (5 weeks late but whataya gonna do) Only Week 5 and already plenty of news, both old and new. So let’s get right into it! Firstly, thanks to all who turned out at our joint Disney Quiz […]