All posts tagged Taboo

Sara Pascoe and the importance of open conversation

Sara Pascoe’s sophmore novel, titled “Sex, Power, Money” is a non-fiction publication focusing on how different dynamics affect the role of sex in modern society. Pascoe is a comedian who […]

The Dangerous Misconceptions of Sex Positive Feminism

From supporting and safeguarding sex-workers, to openly speaking about sexual preferences and consent in healthy spaces, sex-positive feminism aims to make itself accessible to all types of women; it is […]

Menopause: why greater knowledge & understanding is needed

Recently, I watched an episode of Inside Out London which included an item about menopause. It showed a group of women talking about their varied experiences of menopause and how they tried […]

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 […]