All posts tagged LGBT

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Don Lear, ‘New York used to be at my feet. Now it’s all gone to the dogs’

‘Oh, a storm is threat’ning My very life today If I don’t get some shelter Oh yeah, I’m gonna fade away’ Gloucester’s blinding ‘Gimme Shelter’ by the Rolling Stones, played […]

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Mental Health: Stigma in South Asians

As part of Asian Heritage Month, our VP Welfare, Ahmed Mahbub, held an event all about the complex relationship of mental health, and its stigmas in the South Asian community. […]

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Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, Vodka Costs Less than Dinner for Two

Relationships: icky, yucky feelings, bleurgh. When it comes to them, I have the emotional capacity of Spock. However, I guess, they’re pretty nice, aren’t they?  It seems we are quite […]

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“I am a woman, I must be too sensitive.” “I am a man, I must be gay.” How gender has marginalised our emotions throughout the years

‘You cry like a girl’ ‘man up’. I’m sure many of us have heard these, or have had these said to us, or have probably said them ourselves at some […]

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Kellogg’s Sugar Smack: The sweet poison damaging our bodies and minds

‘One will do’ ‘Two big ones’ and ‘only half for me’ are three of the most common sentences I hear throughout the day. This white, powdery substance that they are […]

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A Relationship With Tinder

Here’s a short interview about our generation’s dating life, from the perspective of a regular bloke on Tinder. Alright, let’s get deep. Do you think Tinder is a better platform […]

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Born this Gay – Mental health in the LGBTQ+ community

I remember when I was about 13, my parents gave me a little book about all things puberty, from getting hairier down under, to the more puzzling aspects, including sexuality. […]

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Gay Times Editor Fired As Offensive Tweets Are Uncovered

Newly appointed Gay Times editor Josh Rivers lasted less than one month in the role, before his twitter history of racist, misogynistic, anti-Semitic and ableist views was revealed.   It […]

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Angels in America Review: is Andrew Garfield really that good?

Going to see Angels in America as part of the National Theatre Live scheme allowed me to be part of one of the most talked about experiences of the summer. […]