Clara’s Coming Out

Clara’s Coming Out

I always knew I wasn't into boys/men from a young age. I didn't have any crushes and I wasn't into boy bands. It wasn't until I was 15 that I really discovered my what my true feelings towards my sexuality were. I'd been invited to an Anne Summers party by a close friend of mine and at the end of the night I was given a catalogue to take home and browse through. That evening, as I looked through the catalogue I realised I was extremely attracted to the women in the pictures.…continue reading →
Stonewall Launch Campaign to Eradicate Homophobia at work

Stonewall Launch Campaign to Eradicate Homophobia at work

I'm very grateful to work with C's family, there is no issue of my sexuality (Well  I am married to their daughter) and I haven't got to worry about homophobia in the workplace. Many people who identify as Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual are still faced with awful levels of homophobia whilst at work, so Stonewall have launched a new campaign to help eradicate homophobia in the workplace. This campaign involves the sharing of images across buses, tubes and advertising boards that highlight an image of someone who is lesbian, gay or bisexual with…continue reading →
LGBT Visibility in The Media – Times are Changing

LGBT Visibility in The Media – Times are Changing

I am incredibly proud to call myself a gay woman. It's who I am. I can't change who I am and I wouldn't want to. I have a gorgeous wife, who makes me laugh and smile every day and together, through our love we created our son. He is the centre of both our lives, whom we love and adore with every fibre of our being. I am grateful to be a gay woman living in Britain. I am able to live without fear. I am able to walk down the street with…continue reading →
“So who’s carrying?”

“So who’s carrying?”

One of the most common things C and I heard when we told people we were trying for a baby was, "so who's carrying the baby?". For those who knew me really well it wouldn't shock them to discover that perhaps I wasn't going to be the one to grow our baby. But there had been a time when I had considered giving birth. Many moons ago I had contemplated the idea of creating a mini me, this was very much due to the fact I'd always loved kids and really wanted to…continue reading →