In comics and movies, human superpowers are limited by only our imagination. But in real life, there are some talented individuals with skills beyond the reach of ordinary mortals. Myths and legends
Have you ever heard someone say that being gay isn’t “natural?” Well, I have some bad news for them: nature is gay AF. Our world has numerous examples of animals that change gender,
It’s not agoraphobia, whatever it is. I have no fear of open spaces, or of crowds. There’s nothing fearful about actually being outside-it’s the process of getting there that I struggle
To so many of our residents, admittedly the fluctuating population of students and professionals that are here for a short stay, it meant little more than a branding exercise. This tragedy took the
I left an abusive relationship almost 10 years ago, and I’ve been through counseling, therapy, a domestic abuse recovery program, and I’m still not completely over what happened to me. The
When we talk about domestic abuse, we miss one of the most important factors-love. We frame the argument in more rational terms, e.g. when we believe the victim only stays for practical reasons. We
The UK welfare system has a lot of problems at the moment. The reasons behind those problems differ depending on one’s political outlook, but there are issues that need addressing whatever your
Both of the main political parties in the UK are committed to Brexit – well, sort of. The Tories more so, and I’m a little bit impressed that their pro-Remain MPs have been kept in line.
“It was devastating, you know? Turned my whole life upside down.” “So what happened in court? How come they found you guilty?” “Oh, I wasn’t found guilty…”
I’ve written previously on the extremely delicate issue of Thin Privilege. Well, I didn’t get too much hate for that, so I’m giving it another go! In the news recently, we heard that
Another day, another high school massacre. They happen so frequently now, that the shock value just isn’t there anymore. How awful, that the senseless deaths of children no longer shock us. Predictably,
The rain falls hard on the cobbles outside, The stereo plays that sad song again. Not even you, Morrissey, can save me now. Time goes by, I sit and cry, Looking up at the miserable sky. What was it
The last month’s been pretty good for feminism. The #MeToo campaign generated a lot of much-needed attention for issues that affect many women, yet have been dismissed for decades. First it was
TRIGGER WARNING: In this article I discuss evidence that has been submitted and omitted from recent rape trials in the UK. Last week, it was announced that all rape and sexual assault cases in England
TRIGGER WARNING: This article discusses the treatment of rape cases in the English justice system, which involves victim-blaming and discussions of victim’s sexual histories. It’s not very
In mentioning the ethnicity of the under-achieving pupils, we ourselves are “playing the race card” when it’s not actually about race in this instance. So now that the papers have
This technique can be used for more positive ends, such as removing hiding places where people might lurk, or to direct them between spaces using the safest and most convenient routes. But we are less
There were times in the past that I was sympathetic to the cries of ” Not All Men,” but after a while I’d seen and heard enough to feel like it actually was All Men. It wasn’t
Dealing With Rejection Appropriately
“… I was sacked (without explanation) by a man in a suit. Men in suits missold me pensions and endowments, costing me thousands of pounds. A man in a suit led us on a disastrous and illegal
So, it has happened – a lot quicker than I thought it would. Although I should really have been keeping abreast of the news, I didn’t actually hear last year’s profit warnings or know
Brutalist architecture is one of the most divisive styles currently in existence. I have no doubt that in future, we will come up with something even more controversial, or ugly, depending on your viewpoint.
I’ve been thinking a lot about my experiences using dating websites and dating men in general, and I’ve reflected on my own behaviour and that which I encountered from my potential partners.
I decided to write about abortion, not because I have any information that’s not already out there, or because I have a particularly unique angle on it. But there is a problem with how politicians