All posts tagged men

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, […]

No Sex, No Problem!

Everything is about sex these days. You can’t even open a magazine without seeing an advertisement with a half-naked woman (which says something about our treatment of women in media, […]

The Tide of Empowerment

It has been a traditional key feature of womanhood that a young girl must learn to sew. She must be able to make her children’s clothing; she should have a […]

The Key to Consent

I said yes. I said yes when I should have said no. I said yes when I should have stopped and thought to myself, is this actually something I want? […]