Life and Blog Update – August 2019

In this post, Milla gives an update about her life as well as her blog for August 2019. Image description: Image is a drawing of a woman with shoulder length curly brown hair and glasses holding her hand up to do a peace sign. She is wearing purple headphones, a pink blouse and a badge with the neurodiversity symbol on it. Towards the top of the image are black flowers. In the background is the trans flag.

REVIEW: Uncomfortable Labels

In this post, Milla reviews the recently released book "Uncomfortable Labels" by Laura Kate Dale. (Image description: A white label on a blue fabric. The fabric has black text on it that says "Uncomfortable Labels: My Life as a Gay Autistic Trans Woman." The author's name, Laura Kate Dale is written below as well as the letter "M.")

Crowdfunding and Trust

In this post, Milla talks about the problems with crowdfunding and how it can affect minorities inspired by her experiences backing company Kickstarters. Featured image description: Image is of a group of people from various ethnic backgrounds.

Yes, Games Are For Everyone

In this post, Milla talks about their experiences with games accessibility in light of recent events surrounding a game called Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.

Featured image description: Image is of a samurai in front of a burning Japanese-style temple. Text at top says "Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice" whereas the text on the bottom says "Take revenge. Restore your honour. Kill ingeniously."

Assessment Centres and Initial Thoughts

As part of my preparation for life after I graduate, I have been spending some time throughout my last year at university learning about the graduate recruitment system that I would have to deal with to get a job at a major employer. The workshop I attended recently was about assessment centres and what I would have to deal with. (cont.)

(Image is of a person in a suit holding a handbag leaping towards a hill with the word "JOB" on it at sunset.)

Passing and Masking

In this post, Milla discusses a link between the trans concept of passing and the autism concept of masking. (Featured image description: A white, adult woman with long, curly brown hair with her head on her hand. The background is brown)

A Festive Ramble

In this post, Subtle rambles about their experiences with the festive period.

(CN: abuse, trauma, gaslighting, mention of bullying)

(Featured image description: Image is of a stereotypical Christmas setting. There is a brown fireplace in the middle, a Christmas tree to the left and a green armchair to the right.)