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I am the queen of impulse decisions. Some of them are terrible but most of them turn out to be great. I'm 50/50 as to which this is gonna be, but I'm going to risk those odds and face two (three if you count Death By Floor)of my biggest fears: planes and heights. OK, four of my biggest fears. I forgot Falling Downwards.

Yesterday I saw a Facebook post from Stonewall asking for people to do a skydive for their Jump For Equality event. Before I knew it, I was automatically filling in the application form and asking my dad to lend me the deposit (thanks Dad!) so I could do something which I would never before have called a Sensible Idea. The more I thought about the intolerance I'd seen and experienced, the more it seemed like a fantastic idea. 

Stonewall is a charity that is very close to my heart as a member of the LGBT+ community and also because I have so many beautiful and wonderful friends, both in the LGBT+ community and as allies. Equality is such a crucial issue and the work that Stonewall does in education, politics, research, human rights and diversity championship is super important.

So yeah, I'm jumping out of a freaking aeroplane for myself, for my friends and for anyone who has ever experienced intolerance based on their gender identity or sexual orientation. You're all pretty perfect the way you are.

PS: This is a really big deal. Some of you reading this will know that I have had some pretty sucky issues with my mental health for the last 6 years. Last week I got discharged from the Mental Health Services and this is the first massive jump into Not Letting My Past Spoil My Present.

Bring. It. On.

PPS: Oh yeah, and my mum's going to do it too. Mostly because someone is gonna need to push me out of the plane and I'd rather it was someone I loved enough to not punch afterwards. Also, cause she's mega brave and super rad.

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Whilst some may argue LGBT people are now equal in law, Stonewall knows there’s still so much left to do. We need your help changing hearts and minds in order to create a world where all lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people can live and love freely without fear of persecution.

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Donations 45

Good luck darling *big squishy hugs* You're a very brave lady. Love you button x

Donation by jess m on 02/10/14

Donation by jabs on 27/09/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Hey Honey. Good Luck today. Sure you will be amazing as you always are. Lots of love and cuddles. XxxX

Donation by Gem on 27/09/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Couldn't remember if I'd already donated or not so I thought I'd do it again just incase! :D Good luck!

Donation by Amy w on 27/09/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Geronimo! Enjoy

Donation by Dave on 27/09/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 26/09/14

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

You go girl :)

Donation by A.J on 26/09/14

Enjoy it in that weird sort of HOLYCRAPIMIGHTDIE kinda way that happens when we do mad stuff. Much love xxx

Donation by Lucy Beaumont on 26/09/14

Donation by Dan on 26/09/14

£20.00

Donation by Anonymous on 25/09/14

£20.00

Gwan guuurl!

Donation by Alix on 25/09/14

£5.00

You show gravity what's what!

Donation by Paddy on 25/09/14

£5.00

LUFF BUMBLEBEE XXXXX

Donation by Anonymous on 17/09/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

You can do it :-D

Donation by Clare Horscroft :-) on 12/09/14

£10.00

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Alex you are an unquantifiable lady, and vastly braver than I. Smash gravity in the minge/penis <3

Donation by Richard Webb on 11/09/14

£16.66

Good luck Alex hope you enjoy it! A great cause x

Donation by Joe on 10/09/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

You do it for Stonewall, man.

Donation by Armando on 10/09/14

Better be video, I want to see your tears! :P (also well done)

Donation by Steve and Nat on 10/09/14

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Go girl!

Donation by Anonymous on 28/08/14

Good luck Alex!

Donation by Colin on 23/08/14

Good luck pretty lady! ;-)

Donation by Simon Sellick on 20/08/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

o.O *faints at the idea of jumping out of a plane* We'll need photos! :-D

Donation by Anne-Renee on 13/08/14

£10.00

Wooop woop skydivvvvee!!

Donation by Anonymous on 07/08/14

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 07/08/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

SO WRONG. However, I totally respect your right to be wrong, and terrify yourself to death, or be pleasantly surprised in the process! xxx

Donation by GNOMMMMMMMM on 07/08/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£520.66
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£520.66
  • Gift Aid£108.50

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