What does it mean to be a woman?

In honour of 2021’s International Women’s Day Bloom decided to set out and ask people about what it means to be a woman. Here are some of the responses we got: “Being courageous, independent and able to give life.” “Inequality and pain.” “To me being a woman is much more than simply gender identity. It’sContinue reading “What does it mean to be a woman?”

Darling, I want my Gay Rights Now: Marsha P. Johnson – A Woman Whose Activism changed a Nation

Its LGBTQ+ history month so lets continue with Marsha P. Johnson, an american activist for trans and gay rights

Edward the 2nd: England’s First Gay King

As it’s LGBTQ history month, what better way to commence the series than with a fact that maybe not all of you are aware of, Edward II’s sexuality. He was king from 1307-1327, and though he did marry a woman, marriages during this time often occurred for political reasons rather than bride and groom falling in love.