Toast’s Update – Shortlisted, Fundraiser and Articles!

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Cool New Things Happening: Shortlisted for Penguin Random House, Fundraiser in three weekends time, interviewed, Writing Community Newsletter 1st issue published and more!

International Transgender Day of Visibility

I wanted to write a few words in support of International Transgender Visibility Day! As a social worker interested in LGBTQIA+ issues and working in those spaces, I try promote issues relating to the trans experience in my practice. As a writer/reader, I appreciate stories such as ‘Julian is a Mermaid’ that show and validate… Continue reading International Transgender Day of Visibility

We Need to Address Racism – What Happened at Christchurch and to the Muslim Community

First thing, I would like to extend my thoughts and support to the Muslim/Islamic community and towards our global friends in New Zealand. If anyone needs some support after this event, please don’t hesitate to reach out to your local support services. I also extend this post as an invitation for anyone affected to message me on my social media or email if they need to discuss what happened.

Happy International Women’s Day from Christoast!

Today is International Women’s Day! I want to take the time to mention some of the positive women who have influenced my life! First would have to be my mother: Most of my values of just being a good human being and respecting other people have come from her. She is a sweet, fierce, kind,… Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day from Christoast!

You’re a Feminist but you just don’t know it yet!

Feminism as a movement has always and will continue to be about getting equality for women and advocate for the same rights and decency that men experience. Although some people think ‘Egalitarianism’ is a good word to describe it, feminism focuses on gender usually (without going too deep).