Identity

10 Things People Don’t Realise About Masculinity

Comedian Dave Chawner on the 10 things people don’t realise about masculinity 1. High heels were for blokes Most people think we get high heels from Persian soldiers. They wore heels to grip their stirrups while riding. In fact, women only began wearing high heels to look masculine – it soon became a sign of

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15 Essential Beauty Tips for Teens

Feeling frumpy? Want to lose weight? Do you want better skin? Broader arms? A smaller waist? This article will deliver everything your heart desires, with 15 essential beauty tips that all teens need to know.

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18 Things Only Introverts Will Understand…

It may seem like the most trivial of tasks for someone else, but to an introvert, it can seem like a monumental mountain to climb… If you prefer your own company, love sitting in darkness and your ideal holiday is playing games for two weeks at home, read on… we bet you’ll relate to some of these: 1.

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Bigorexia: The Disorder that Nobody is Talking About

Bigorexia, AKA: Muscle Dysmorphia or more broadly, Body Dysmorphia, is a condition where a person becomes fixated on a particular part of themselves that they dislike and want to change. In the case of Bigorexia, this would be the will to become bigger and more muscular. More often than not, people associate body image issues

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Racism: The Ultimate Guide

What is Racism? Racism can be defined as prejudice, discrimination or hostility. In other words, having a great hate or dislike directed towards a person, or group of people because of race, ethnicity or religion. This is based on the belief that the perpetrator’s race/ beliefs are more superior that the race/beliefs of the recipient.

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Crap at P.E? Here’s 6 Alternatives to Competitive Sports

40% of people we surveyed said they were bullied because of attitudes towards their hobbies and interests… Anyone who is not so good at sports will understand the feeling of dread when you’re the last person to be picked for the team. Ability in sports is often seen as an important factor in school and can

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Jake Graf: “You will find your tribe and your people, friends that love and accept you for exactly who you are”

Meet the latest addition to our squad of ambassadors: Jake Graf. As a director, Jake’s latest film shines a light on the experiences of transgender people and what its like to be trans in a society that doesn’t know you exist. Here’s what happened when we caught up with Jake… DTL: Hi Jake, Thanks for chatting

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IWD 2018: 10 Badass Women who Deserve a Shoutout this International Women’s Day…

It’s International Women’s Day and we’re really excited to celebrate the achievements of women the world over. Sexism is an ongoing battle that we’re proud to be fighting against alongside other amazing organisations and individuals who are collectively giving the 🖕🏽 to gender stereotypes. Women have been making history throughout history, it’s about time we all

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“I’m changing misconceptions about deafness…” – Deafie Blogger on talking to a deaf person

“I’m changing misconceptions about deafness…” Growing up as a deaf child and teenager in a hearing world was not easy. I tried hard to fit in and socialise with my hearing peers but society was, and still is quite judgemental. I was known as “the deaf girl” – the one that peers didn’t want to

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The Anthem

We live in a world where it is a rebellion to be yourself. Where people are ostracised and bullied because of attitudes towards how they look, who they love, the colour of their skin or pretty much anything that makes them unique. We say enough is enough. It’s time to rebel against the pressure to

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