I was trying to find another way to word the title for this post, one that was less bold, less dramatic, less cliché. But then I realised that to do so wouldn’t really do the impact that conventions have had on my life justice. To anyone who has never been to a convention this statement … More How Going To Conventions Changed My Life
This weekend I was in Paris at a convention for The 100 (I know, another one, but in my defence my next one isn’t for another 9 months). Right now, I’m still processing everything that happened and trying to adequately describe the experience, though I don’t think anything I say will do it justice. It … More La Famille Really Does Describe Itself
Back in February I went to my very first convention for The 100 and I had an absolutely amazing time. After about a week of being home I knew there was absolutely no way I could wait another 14 months before I went to my next convention. I had definitely been bitten by the con … More A Weekend At Polaris Con
Representation in the media, and in particular for me personally LGBT representation, is a topic I’ve been pretty passionate about for many years. Even before I’d even accepted my own identity as a member of the LGBT community I was annoyed by the lack of LGBT stories there actually were. Now I’m sure I’ve been … More Does Representation Matter?
One question that came up a few times at Survival 3 the other weekend was “Who inspires you?” The answers that people gave were interesting in their own right, but it also got me thinking about who inspires me in my life. Who are those people that you see and think ‘I want to be … More Who Inspires You?
Okay so it wasn’t last night it was last weekend, and it wasn’t a DJ it was just a really cool group of people, and they didn’t save my life they just altered my perspective on it a bit, or a lot, I haven’t decided on that yet. So maybe that was a pretty shit … More Last Night A DJ Saved My Life
One of the things that I tend to do a lot, one of my personality traits as it were, is that I have a tendency to develop obsessions for things. This is usually a T.V. show, a film, a book series, or occasionally just a random topic that catches my interest, actually it can be … More I Can Make It Go Boom