Identity

“I Went From A Normal Life, To Abandonment And Homelessness, To A Criminal Life, And Then To An Actor’s Life”

We interviewed Actor Noel Gugliemi DTL: Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your story so far? Noel: Speaking of labels, if you believe Google and search “that Mexican guy in every movie,” you find me. Looking back on a 25-year career in the entertainment business, I’ve worked alongside some of the best in:

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10 Myths About Femininity Debunked

10 myths about femininity debunked 1. Women are born ‘gentle’. Gender doesn’t determine your personality; a woman isn’t born gentle and a man isn’t born strong. Behaviours are learnt and these identities have been constructed for us…but times are changin’ – as a society we seem to be addressing and challenging these traditional notions and

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“My Preconceived Notion Of What It Meant To Be A Drag Queen Didn’t Fit How I Wanted To Be Seen As A Man”

We interviewed drag queen and makeup artist Matthew Joseph DtL: What do you love most about your job? Matthew: I believe retaining authenticity in everything you do is extremely important. You have to love what you do, and in order to love it, you have to be able to express yourself through it in some

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LGBT+ Related Bullying in the Eating Disorder Community: Krista Sturgeon Blogs

LGBT+ related bullying in the eating disorder community When you go for eating disorder treatment the last thing you ever expect is to be bullied in this environment, but when you are not a straight, white, female it happens more than you might think. I must admit that things are getting better, but people that

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“I Was Always Different”: Natascha Cox

We interviewed blogger Natascha Cox DtL: Hi Natascha! Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your story so far? Natascha: Where do I start?! I live in Buckinghamshire and come from a mixed family. My dad is Jamaican and my mum is from the UK. I started blogging a few years ago as

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“I Have An Amazing Family and Also Great Friends Who Love Me For All That I am, Including Gay”: YouTuber Shannon Beveridge

We interviewed YouTuber Shannon Beveridge DtL: Hi Shannon! Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Shannon: I can definitely try! My names Shannon Beveridge, originally from Dallas, TX currently trying to survive in the big/beautiful city of Los Angeles. I’m a full time “YoutTuber” and coffee enthusiast. DtL: Have you ever experienced bullying?

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Maz Jobrani On The 10 Things You Should Know About Muslims

Comedian Maz Jobrani on the 10 things you should know about Muslims 1. We’re not all really that religious. I mean, I was born in Iran which is a Muslim country but I don’t practice the religion. You could say I’m Muslim-ish. I drink, I don’t fast during Ramadan and I don’t pray 5 times

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Inverted Snobbery: “I Was Bullied Because Of Attitudes Towards My Accent, Upbringing and Background”

*Tina experienced bullying because of attitudes towards her accent, upbringing and background I went to the Kings School Ely, a private mixed boarding school near Cambridge from the age of eleven to eighteen and for the most part I have very happy memories of boarding school. Whilst some of the stereotypes of a private education

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Disfigurement: 10 Tips for Confidence as Advised by Changing Faces

Disfigurement: 10 Tips for Confidence as Advised by Changing Faces 1. Body language says a lot. You can show confidence by maintaining eye contact, standing tall, remembering people’s names and keeping your shoulders down. 2. Eye contact always helps. If you are finding it hard to make eye contact with someone with an unusual appearance

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“I Suffer Really Badly With Anxiety: We Interviewed Lucy Spraggan

We talked to Lucy Spraggan about life in the public eye, mental health and coming out DtL: Hi Lucy! You have just released the very emotive ‘Dear you’ – you have said it is about the impact mental health can have upon us; what events inspired you to write the song? Lucy: I wanted people

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