In the latest instalment of her column about autism, The 1%, Meg Hopkins dives into some scary statistics about employment, relationships and sectioning.
Our August literature recommendation is courtesy of Hetta Johnson, who explores the beautiful quiet simplicity of Caleb Azumah Nelson’s debut novella Open Water.
Ellee Su explores how sex education is failing young people.
Anisah Qausher discusses the damage of internet culture on modern dating and pushes us to love authentically, not for the content consumption of others.
Bethan Draycott discusses the societal dependency on romance, and how we should rethink it.
Ellee Su writes about her own experiences of coming out, and how her attitude towards the process has changed.
I was walking with a friend recently when she pointed out a man wearing sandals with jeans. “That gives me the ick”, she said. This was the start of her so-called “ick list”, which consisted of gems such as “when a man is rude to his mum”, or the arguably less valid “using an escalator” Read More…
Khadijah Ali re-evaluates the way in which we ought to approach the love we witness in literature and the media coming to the conclusion that turning our gaze inwards might be the best approach.
“As we approach to Valentine’s Day 2021, it’s a time where we can revaluate what romance really is and what it means to have it in our lives”
This Valentine’s Day Nina Holguin takes a deeper look into the love we love to read about.
I’m drawn towards the sincerity of the handwritten sentiment, be that loving or loathing, and the fragility of the material article, its capacity to be lost and found in life’s flotsam and jetsam, rather than the text which loiters in cyberspace.