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Category: Just Saying

Evelyn Dillane

Although Evelyn would perhaps appreciate a gushy paragraph describing her personality, I guessed that she’d prefer some stories.

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A Letter About Me-Danú Connolly Fanning.

A few weeks ago I set Danú a task.

The Future.

I don’t know what the future holds for my little website.

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About Just Saying

Either way, I hope that you enjoy the following essays and I hope that they might help you in some way.

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The Triangle Scarf

Since LaylahTalks is now a year old, I’ve decided to resurrect certain dead posts from season 1. This post (which tells the story of my first experience of prejudice because of something I wore) is the third out of three.

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A Near Miss

Since LaylahTalks is now a year old, I’ve decided to resurrect certain dead posts from season 1. This post (which tells the story of how I had a horrifying experience on a night out) is the second out of three.

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Boys, Girls and Me.

Since LaylahTalks is now a year old, I’ve decided to resurrect certain dead posts from season 1. This post (which tells the story of how I dealt with getting stood up) is the first out of three.

If.

We really need to overcome the strict regulations that are put on beauty these days.

Youth and Success.

Believe it or not, I don’t actually expect everyone to fall at my feet and worship me.

Eating Disorders.

I honestly wasn’t aware that I was suffering from it at the time, but in hindsight that’s exactly what it was.

The Ideal Trans Woman.

When it comes to the majority of men who want to have sex with you, the expectations are on a whole new level.

Going Backwards.

We are constantly developing, constantly changing and constantly moving on.

Boys.

Trying to impress boys would almost be like accepting that I’m the one at fault. And I’m really not.

Gender Expectations.

You never really realise how often we encounter the issue of gender until you’ve stepped outside of the “traditional” gender roles

My Fans.

“Sometimes I feel as though I’m a million miles away from the child that was written about.”

Time Out.

People often ask me how I manage to stay sane and positive, this is how.

A Gift.

They had a gift for me, and they weren’t sure whether I’d like it.

Falling In Love.

The effect that falling in love had on me.

Opinions

I am so sick of hearing from you.

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The Triangle Scarf

My first experience of prejudice about something I wore.