Author Archives: catherinehume

About catherinehume

Catherine Hume: Writer, social care worker and a liver of a life less ordinary.

Joy

I love The Simpsons. I love Rod and Todd singing a fantastic song, “I’ve got that joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart.” I love the boys asking “WHERE?!” Hilarious every time. Joy is not happiness. Happiness is a … Continue reading

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LGBT: We Are Not The Borg

Coming after the cancellation of Virtual Pride, where some LGBT people harassed and threatened the organisers because one liked some tweets by Nigel Farage and Toby Young, and seeing the general hostility from particularly young LGBT people towards other LGBT … Continue reading

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Cancelling Pride: A Superb Own Goal

Prides all across the UK and the world have been cancelled due to the corona virus outbreak. That is sensible. Safety is the number one priority. However, Virtual Pride was organised instead, which cheered up many people who look forward … Continue reading

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Drag Queen Story Time

Drag Queen Story Hour. These four words should never go together. As per my previous posts What Is Drag? and Drag Me To Love, I am anti drag in its mainstream form. Mainstream drag is hypersexual, unkind and scrapes the … Continue reading

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What Happened to Transvestites?

Something I have noticed recently is that I have not seen nor heard anything about transvestites for a long time. I had to think hard. Perhaps five years ago was when I last saw adverts in dating columns for gay … Continue reading

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Proud

What makes you proud of yourself? What is it about you that makes you proud? In a discussion panel with Maajid Nawaz and Damien Le Bas (that can be found on youtube), Douglas Murray said the following: “I’m proud to … Continue reading

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Years And Years: What Makes You Special?

One issue that stood out to me in Years And Years was that of Bethany and her transhuman identity. When we first meet Bethany in the first episode, it was clear she was depressed. She was in bed and mostly … Continue reading

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