The Perks Of Being A Queerflower: Fight for your right to be quirky

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In the last of her series, Louisa reminds us to walk our own path BY LOUISA BENNETT If you’ve been following my DIVA series, I hope by now you know that being quirky rules! We are so often shown, and usually from a very young age, that the conventional path is the “correct” path to [….]

The Perks Of Being A Queerflower: Why perfection isn’t possible

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“The unconventional lifestyle is never going to be one of simplicity” BY LOUISA BENNETT, IMAGE VIA ISTOCK Whether you have been waving your own beautiful brand of quirkiness round for years, or you’re tentatively starting to explore your own path, the unconventional lifestyle is never going to be one of simplicity. *Spoiler alert* it’s going [….]

The Perks Of Being A Queerflower: Being quirky in the great wide world

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This week, Louisa tells us the tale of an awkward encounter  BY LOUISA BENNETT, IMAGE VIA ISTOCK Last fortnight’s piece touched on the pressures of socialising and making friends when you walk your own path. I received so many comments from people telling me how much it resonated with them, that I decided it was [….]

The Perks Of Being A Queerflower: How to embrace your quirkiness

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In the first of a new six-part series, comedy writer Louisa Bennett explores why standing out is better than fitting in BY LOUISA BENNETT, IMAGE VIA BROADLY, THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION As part of the LGBTQIA+ community, chances are that at some point in your life you’ve chosen to walk your own path. We are [….]