All posts tagged issues

Words and mental health: In order to break stigmas do we have to change our vocabulary?

“You’re so mental.” “You went mad mate.” Words, they’re a tricky thing. There’s the old saying “sticks and stones may break my bones but words cannot hurt me.” With most […]

He’s Coming Home: Domestic Abuse and the World Cup

When the World Cup began 3 weeks ago, an image started circulating on twitter that stood apart from the rest. It was not of a player or coach; it was […]

Single life – how to cope…

Recently I have had an eye-opening moment, I am officially single for the first time in over four years and I’m learning to cope with it. Since the age of […]

For George Orwell to get published now he would have to flash his nipples on Love Island and Vera Wang would start promoting Pretty Little Thing on Instagram

Last summer, I found myself discussing the differences between fame and infamy (https://www.shoutoutuk.org/2017/09/11/shakespeare-wouldnt-make-now-hed-cbb-clothing-line-rep-fittea/). Essentially, I concluded that in the last decade there has been a rise and media takeover of […]

Breaking Down the Grammys

Album of the year, and record of the year were won by Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic. Mars also picked up song of the year with ‘That’s What I Like’. Best […]

Dear Bronte – (Not so) Top Trumps

Hi,   My boyfriend’s best friend from school is getting married in November to a lovely lady who (among other things) writes a blog about self-confidence, not judging others and […]

Busting Election Myths

Myth 1: People like Labour’s Policies Okay, this isn’t a myth, but the idea extrapolated from it is. There’s been a fair amount of attention on both social media and […]

#March4Women: International Women’s Day March

The “March4Women’s” march at London Bridge on the 5th of March, took place to outline the many issues affecting women globally, paying particular attention to the issues affecting refugee women, […]

The Beast Within: Agender Insecurities

We have all heard of the girl struggling with her weight. She fixates on one aspect of her body that she dislikes intensely to the point that, without addressing it […]