All posts tagged Society

Step by Step by Simon Reeve

You may have seen globetrotting TV adventurer Simon Reeve on your screens as part of the countless travel documentaries he has filmed for the BBC. But whether or not you […]

I am a broken woman with a dark secret that has to be held together so that no one else I love dies (except for me)

I went to my therapist to say that I’m queer She said she deals with Muslim men and their homosexual desires And I said ‘little boys’ — On a tv […]

Banning Burkas and Burning Bras – What does it mean to be liberated?

The Hijab can mean different things depending on the country and culture, for clarity, when referring to the Hijab I’m talking about a headscarf/head covering, the niqab and burka are […]

Pole dance: turning exploitative into empowering

It was during last year’s fresher’s fair that I was first introduced to pole fitness, before this I had a very limited understanding of what the sport involved. I imagined […]

How Downton Abbey Ruined My Sex Life

As any homosexual my age knows, life is burdened with insurmountable expectations. There is the unreachable twink physique, the eternal desire to have voluminous hair, and the pressure to enjoy […]

An Economic Chasm in Darkest East London.

Tower Hamlets is a microcosm of London. The heart of the East End used to have a distinctive identity. Everyone from Karl Marx, Jack the Ripper, and Picasso walked its […]

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 […]

Personal Platform: The Tree of Knowledge.

The brain is like a flower, It needs to be watered to grow in power, Like a flower craves food and sunlight, The brain needs similar nourishing in its plight, […]

Why It’s Okay To Still Be A Virgin In Your 20s.

Compared to some people I know, I waited a long time to lose my virginity. However, at times it was hard. I felt a lot of pressure to have sex […]