All posts tagged men

Stop Being a Boob and Embrace going Braless!

Since starting university last September, I’ve often received uninvited advice regarding my choice to go braless underneath my outfits. I’ve become accustomed to people telling me that guys will get […]

Are Women Trash?

Okay, so I know the title is a strong one, but please keep reading. ‘Men are trash’ that is all we hear on campus, and from people in general. While that […]

Women, Apes and Ancient Aliens.

I’ve been watching strings of baby chimp and orangutan videos to get me through 3rd year dread and I can’t help but notice how ape-like humans are. On the train I […]

Dating & OCD

I wasn’t diagnosed with OCD until I was in my late teens. A part of me had always been able to recognise my abnormal patterns of thinking, but it wasn’t […]

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. […]

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 […]

Sidelined

If you don’t live in a hole in the ground, you will have been confronted with the media coverage on Nassar, Weinstein, and similar monsters on a daily basis over […]

“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 […]

Cat Person: A Different Story of Consent

Once in a while we get a short story going viral. With ‘Cat Person’ I was quite sceptical at first. It was published in The New Yorker by Kristen Roupenian, […]