Valentine’s Day Video

This year the Open University helped me to make a video about my thoughts on Valentine’s Day (a version of this blog post which I did last year). I talk about who is included in Valentine’s Day, who is excluded from it, and the impact that this can have on all of our relationships, as well as a few ideas for rewriting the rules of Valentine’s Day.


Meg-John (MJ) Barker (they/them) is a writer, zine-maker, collaborator, contemplative practitioner, and friend. They are the author of a number of zines and popular books on sex, gender, and relationships, including graphic guides to Queer, Gender, and Sexuality (with Jules Scheele), and How To Understand Your Gender, Sexuality and Relationships (with Alex Iantaffi).



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