Sexual Health Horoscopes

It’s Sexual Health Week, which means you should probably be thinking about booking your next trip to the clinic or ordering your free online testing kit, and having open and honest conversations with your partners about your sex life. While these are very important things to be thinking about (and Googling), it’s also sometimes important to take anonymous advice from someone who knows nothing about your life (or, indeed, about astrology).

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Review: Girl, Woman, Other

When it comes to human issues, I dislike statistics. They can easily be manipulated to support a particular bias. Facts can be entirely invented and published online as truth. This is why stories are so important. Girl, Woman, Other does this in a way that isn’t boring or biased. The book’s eclectic characters are fleshed out, flawed, sometimes brutal, always independent. 

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Unconditional Roots

I come from a large British family, and while I cannot say that the idea of family bonds is not important, it is often with a focus on independence from each other, rather than connecting as a unit. A little over two years ago I made the decision to move to Australia to be with my partner. The experience has certainly cracked open my own perceptions of family and the anchors we need in life to feel connected.

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Now the Home Office is racially profiling via chicken shops. What next?

Last week the Home Office tweeted out the launch of their #knifefree initiative, which involves printing stories warning young people of the danger of knife crime on takeaway chicken boxes. When the government makes targeted campaigns such as this, it alienates and villainises people of colour.

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Love Island and the 3 Peak Fuckboys

This season, Love Island set out to answer one very simple question: why are men such trash? Throughout the season, there have been three men who have fuckboy’d their way through. They’ve been rude, inconsiderate and “chaldish”. While we’re all basking in the glow of Gregg and Amber, let’s have a look back at the top three fuckboys of Love Island.

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