Chai-Yoel's Blog

Response to Kiss My Gender Exhibition

Response to Kiss My Gender Exhibition

Recently, I was fortunate to attend the Kiss My Genders exhibition at the Hayward Gallery. The exhibition is what Vincent Honore, chair and exhibition curator says it is: “Kiss My Genders is a group exhibition celebrating artists whose work explore and engages with...

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ManSize Tissues

ManSize Tissues

This blog is not what you think it will be about. Each week in the room I use on a Wednesday evening, to see my Gender Queer, Non-Binary and Transgender clients, there sits a box of Man Size Tissues. These are on the table between us.

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World AIDS Day 1st December 2018: Dearest Mark

World AIDS Day 1st December 2018: Dearest Mark

My first boyfriend Mark died rom HIV when I was just 18 years old. I have come to the realisation that Mark is still alive in me. The love and compassion I have for him is still alive today. He is the person who helps me find the drive for my work in the HIV community today.

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My Gender Queer Journey

My Gender Queer Journey

Somewhere on my journey of finding myself I discovered my Gender Queer Identity. Gender Queer means a person like me, who does not subscribe to conventional gender distinctions but identifies with neither, both, or a combination of male and female genders.

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Life Beyond The Rainbow

Life Beyond The Rainbow

I’m writing this blog in memory of Gilbert Baker (above) who died aged 65 over the weekend. The artist based in San Francisco in 1978 created the rainbow flag as a symbol for the gay community. Gilbert Baker’s original flag had eight colours, each representing a...

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Sober Sex

Sober Sex

I apologise this is one of my longer blogs as I felt I wanted to do the subject justice. Recently, I went to see the ChemSex Documentory as part of the BFI A hard-hitting and often graphic documentary about the ChemSex sub-scene in London’s gay community.

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