Identity

10 Things You Should Never Say To A Lesbian

To celebrate Lesbian Day of Visibility today, we decided to reshare this hilarious piece by Clara Booth about what NOT to say to a lesbian.  1. You just haven’t met the right man. Usually said by an elderly relative who is worried I won’t birth an heir to the throne. Sorry, but even Prince Charming

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10 Things You’re Missing Out On In Life If You Don’t Have High Functioning Autism

Byron Filler on the 10 things you’re missing out on in life if you don’t have high functioning autism I grew up with some mixed messages throughout my life. I constantly sought to fit into normative social settings but I consistently found myself with roadblocks. Sure, having Autism kept me from having ept social skills,

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What is Asexuality?

It might be the ‘A’ in LGBTQUIA+, but asexuality doesn’t get a lot of press. As a result, it is not very well understood by the public at large, with many wrongly characterising it as a mental illness, a hormone disorder, or an inability to get anyone to date. None of these are true, and

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7 Autocomplete Myths About Feminism That Are Definitely Not True

Feminism gets a bad rap most of the time. Making headlines for transphobia, man-hating and bra burning, loads of people today don’t even like being associated with the term ‘feminist’. But, it’s not all bad, and in fact most feminists do not agree with any of the stuff that you might have heard. That’s why

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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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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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