Identity

Why Your Friends Don’t Like You

When our “friends” stop talking to us it can feel like the end of the world. Sometimes our friends stop talking to us out of the blue, or they ignore us right to our faces. They may even write or say mean things to us online. Sometimes we are never given an answer from them

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Six Things You Can Do If You Are Worried You Have An Eating Disorder

What is an eating disorder? Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses, characterised by disordered eating behaviour that might include restricting the amount of food eaten, eating very large quantities of food all at once, countering food eaten through purging or excessive exercise, or a combination of these. It’s important to remember that they’re not really

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How to Come Out as Pansexual

Are you thinking about telling people in your life that you are pansexual? Coming out as pansexual, like any other coming out, such as gay, bi or trans, can bring up a whole load of emotions. It can be hard, scary, fun and a massive relief. There are the usual things to consider such as: 

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What is Pansexuality?

Firstly, pansexuality is nothing to do with pots and pans!  The ‘pan’ part of the word means ‘all-inclusive’ as in the words ‘panoramic’ or ‘pandemic’. Pansexuality is a sexual identity in which a person may be attracted to others regardless of their gender. People who are pansexual differ in this respect from gay, bi and

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10 Things You Need to Know About Asexuality

Hi all! I’m Yasmin Benoit, a British fashion model and asexuality activist. I’ve known that I was aromantic-asexual from a young age, but didn’t come out publicly until 2017, when I decided to use my platform to raise awareness and dispel misconceptions about asexuality. It’s LGBT History Month, and I’ve comprised a list about 10

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Top 11 Tips for Coming Out as Lesbian, Gay or Bi

Coming out as lesbian, gay or bisexual can sometimes be difficult, there’s no point pretending otherwise. However, many people have really positive experiences coming out and often regret not doing it sooner.

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15 Things We Need To Stop Shaming Each Other About

Being shamed is not only a very real part of experiencing bullying behaviour, but it also a very real part of day-to-day life. Shame can impact negatively on your well-being and self-esteem; it tells us that ‘we are bad’, that we should feel embarrassed of ourselves or a unique factor we might possess, that people

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5 Reasons Why You Should Embrace Who You Are

Do you always want to keep others happy? Or maybe you’re a perfectionist and find it difficult when you make a mistake, or something doesn’t go to plan. Sadly, societal expectations mean that most of us have grown up with messages of how we should act, what we should wear, and how we should look

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6 Tips for Coming out as Non-Binary

Coming out as non-binary to the people in your life can be difficult, mostly because you might find that a lot of them don’t understand what it means, and you might find yourself on the receiving end of a lot of questions. We want to make sure you have an easy a time as possible

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10 Ways to be an LGBT+ Ally

Today is all about getting rid of prejudice and spreading the love for everyone! So, we thought we would celebrate by giving everyone a bit of a guide on how to an ally to the community! According to Ditch the Label research, only 43% of young people identify as ‘traditionally straight’ and 76% of people

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