Lily’s Story

A big thank you to Joanna and Phyllis for passing onto me information about Lily’s transgender story. Filmed over five years, this is the story of Lily Jones and her transition from male to female – a journey which began when she was 15 and living with her farming family in mid Wales. Her life … More Lily’s Story

Serena’s Musings

Hi again Oasis ladies, partners, friends and allies. So we’ve had encouraging news from Boris concerning the ‘roadmap out of lockdown’. All the dates are subject to a continued fall in the rates of infection and hospital admissions. 8th March: 2 people from different households can meet outside. 29th March: 2 households or the rule … More Serena’s Musings

Oasis Sports News

It’s time for the Oasis Sports News. The end of January marked another amazing achievement by the world famous Trans Woman, comedian and marathon runner Eddie Izzard. Eddie, who is now using the pronoun ‘She’ and sporting rather lovely long blond hair, ran a marathon everyday on a treadmill; yes, 31 consecutive marathons without going … More Oasis Sports News

LGBT+ group meet for people with learning disabilities

I have been contacted by Hayley who is a self advocate involved in a local organisation  called Opening Doors.  She has asked us to advertise a new LGBT+ group that she is setting up for people with learning difficulties.  This will be initially (during the pandemic) a zoom group. If anyone wants to join they … More LGBT+ group meet for people with learning disabilities

Why history? The return of the closet

Sharing insights from the past that help us to make sense of the present. Same-sex desire has been, up until recently, a topic largely shrouded in shame, secrecy, and silence. As a result, it is often visualised through the image of ‘the closet,’ conveying notions of entrapment, protection, and potential liberation. In this event, Dominic … More Why history? The return of the closet

January Oasis Blog

Happy New Year to you all. Welcome to lockdown 3. Have you had your vaccination yet? I know some of our more mature ladies have had theirs, while the rest of us wait patiently in the ever increasing queues. As I am one of the youngest members of Oasis (see image) so I won’t get … More January Oasis Blog