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Hayley-Jane Sims writes about being a single lesbian in Manchester.

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It’s just not cricket: sexism in sport

August 9, 2017 Comments Off on It’s just not cricket: sexism in sport

As you may have already noticed, I like to big up women who play sport.

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A Summer of Sport: Let’s Hear it for the Women

July 14, 2017 Comments Off on A Summer of Sport: Let’s Hear it for the Women

Hey, summer. It’s nice to see you.

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Avert your eyes, I’m a feminist

February 3, 2017 Comments Off on Avert your eyes, I’m a feminist

Feminism. Only recently have I become aware of the sheer terror this word can inflict on people.

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Work, Work, Work: the unrelenting struggle for success

November 21, 2016 Comments Off on Work, Work, Work: the unrelenting struggle for success

So you’re miserable in your job and desperate to fulfil your dream of being *insert perfect career here*? I hear you.

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What Pride means to me

August 24, 2016 Comments Off on What Pride means to me

Hurrah! The Manchester gay celebrations are almost upon us.

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Revisiting Queer As Folk

January 20, 2016 Comments Off on Revisiting Queer As Folk

Regular readers will know that I’ve wittered on loads about how Queer As Folk sparked my desire to move Manchester, the land of the gays. But I haven’t watched it again since its initial transmission 16 years ago. So when my girlfriend suggested we re-visit both series, I thought yes, it’s time.

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Cycling by Chris Payne

Time to high-five women in sport

November 3, 2015 Comments Off on Time to high-five women in sport

I’m now going to pretend to know vaguely what I’m talking about regarding professional sport.

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Oh lesbians, wherefore art thou?

October 7, 2015 Comments Off on Oh lesbians, wherefore art thou?

There isn’t a massive amount out there that I relate to lezzy-wise. Lesbian shiz is kinda elusive.

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Coming out – and the ‘mini-out’ phenomenon

September 8, 2015 Comments Off on Coming out – and the ‘mini-out’ phenomenon

When you’re finally ready to make the massive leap to come out, it’s thought that once you step out of the closet, that’s it, you’re out…Yo world! I’m a big gay lezza!

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Lesbians, Manchester and Making a Splash

August 25, 2015 Comments Off on Lesbians, Manchester and Making a Splash

I have a confession to make. Right, okay, here goes…I was born and raised a Southerner.

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