Words by Wren My name is Wren and I’m a trans skater. I’d skated for around 10 years before I came out. When I did, not only did half of my friends disown me, but I also started receiving abuse online from them and also from total strangers too. It got so bad I ended upContinue reading “Wren: Experiences of a Trans Skateboarder”
Category Archives: LGBTQIA
#SKATEWITHPRIDE – How LGBTQIA+ Visibility Helps Skateboarding Grow
In skating I think it’s safe to say we’ve all seen or heard our fair share of something that goes like this: ‘it doesn’t matter who you are, just skate’. But the fact is this isn’t necessarily true. While the ‘it doesn’t matter’ attitude can be liberating for some, for others it can feel likeContinue reading “#SKATEWITHPRIDE – How LGBTQIA+ Visibility Helps Skateboarding Grow”
In Womxn We Trust
‘In Womxn We Trust’ is an underground music show that aims to highlight womxn in creative industries. This PRIDE month Drum & Bass DJ, Amy B interviewed Cassie and Amelia, two skateboarders from the LGBTQIA+ community, on Subtle Radio. They shared their experiences on being queer in skateboarding and how they finally found a safeContinue reading “In Womxn We Trust”
Gender Euphoria: A state of happiness and contentment with one’s own gender and/or body.
Words by Lois Parton. #SKATEWITHPRIDE