All posts tagged Taboo

WAIT, SHE SAID WHAT ABOUT WHAT?

Okay, so what’s the big deal when it comes to talking about sex? Well, you’re in for a little treat because I am going to propose that there isn’t anything […]

We need a respectful, verbal orgy.

Let’s go back to sex ed lessons at secondary school, they usually began with: ”And this is chlamydia.” You remember yourself wincing as your health teacher introduced you to STIs […]

PSHE Education: Is it time schools made mental health awareness a compulsory part of the curriculum?

At university mental health awareness is paramount. Last year, the annual Student Experience survey revealed that ‘87% of first year students find it difficult to cope with social or academic […]

The BIG Review: The Black Cat Cabaret.

Naughty. Dark. Funny. These are the three ingredients which make The Black Cat Cabaret a show to remember. When you think of the word ‘cat’, you might think of the […]

Is Channel 4’s Ackley Bridge helping combat racial stereotypes in Britain?

Searching for something to watch this reading week?    Ackley Bridge is a new drama that first premiered on Channel 4 on June 7th 2017, with its last episode of the first series airing on July 12th.   If […]

Down the Rabbit Hole

“But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked. “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” “How do you […]

Leigh Bowery

Leigh Bowery was a man who was confidently unconventional. An icon. An enigma. The Australian-born performance artist, designer and model for artist, Lucian Freud, created controversial looks and embraced a […]

Pro-Life? Pro-Choice? Pro-What?

Abortion is a very contentious issue at the moment. With Donald Trump enforcing restrictions that have a global effect, with more than 3,400 Irish women travelling to the UK for legal abortions in 2015, and Poland’s recent attempts to try […]

The Online Sex Educators

The video opens to upbeat music playing alongside a video collage of condoms, pregnancy tests, tampons, and pills. The camera cuts to Hannah telling her audience “Guys. I got the […]