Say so long to ‘straight-passing’

CW: bullying, homophobia, homophobic slurs/tropes, violence Straight passing. I’m conflicted. After reading a post by the other week, I’ve been chewing this over again. It isn’t the first time, won’t be the last time. It certainly isn’t a fun thing to have to contemplate, but ultimately, I’m not on board with it. I remember … Continue reading Say so long to ‘straight-passing’

The good, the bad and the ugly (of teaching)

CW: classism, sexism, toxic masculinity, homophobia/biphobia/transphobia mention, mental health TW: addiction, self-medicating, narcotics, alcoholism I thought I'd follow on from the theme of my last post. For a while I’ve wanted to talk about my experiences as an individual, rather than a professional, whilst undertaking the PGCE. However, the last post didn’t seem quite like … Continue reading The good, the bad and the ugly (of teaching)