Transgender FAQs

Do all trans people know they are trans as a child? No. People can realise they are transgender at any age. It might be from the age of 4 that a child is insistent on being the other gender. Others may discover it their gender identity through puberty, some people can trace their awareness back … Continue reading Transgender FAQs

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7 Myths About Non-Binary Folk

Many people have approached me this week asking me to write about the non-binary identity. Many people can conceptualise and to and extent understand what it means to transition from one binary gender to the other, however when introducing the idea of a spectrum and anything that falls in the middle it seems to blow … Continue reading 7 Myths About Non-Binary Folk

Trans Awareness Week Series 2017

Today marks the beginning of Trans Awareness Week and the start of my week long blog-a-day series on topics to do with the trans community and identity. The purpose of this week existing is to raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people and to address some of the issues this community faces. Being … Continue reading Trans Awareness Week Series 2017

Bartholomew or is it Nathanael?

Today is the day the Church celebrates the life and martyrdom of St. Bartholomew The Apostle. Bartholomew (mentioned in only the synoptic gospels) is commonly understood to be the same person as Nathanael (first mentioned in┬áJohn 1:45). So therefore throughout the blog I will use both names interchangeably, just to confuse you of course! Here … Continue reading Bartholomew or is it Nathanael?