Identity

‘You Are Not Alone’: Ryan Shares His Story

Ryan Woollard was bullied the whole way through school, but he wants you to know that you are not alone and things do get better It all started at primary school… First came the odd, flippant remark about my physical appearance, then came the name-calling and the homo-hate because my mum is married to another

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“I Like Breaking Society’s Stupid Little ‘Gender Norms'”

Melissa Brooks on defying gender stereotypes in rock music DtL: Have you ever experienced bullying? If so what happened and how did you deal with the experience? Melissa: Yes. Until I reached my late teens, I always felt as if I was an outcast. I felt outspoken, and I always stood out from everyone else

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Tyger Drew-Honey Reveals All

We spoke to Tyger Drew-Honey about growing up, ‘Tyger Takes On’, sexuality, porn, bullying and pretty much everything in between Actor and presenter Tyger Drew-Honey is not one to shy away from subjects that many would feel uneasy talking about. In his BBC3 documentary series ‘Tyger Takes On’ he examined themes that cause confliction in

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‘School was a Very Difficult Place for me to Navigate’ – Autism, Disordered Eating and Bipolar: Joe Plumb Shares His Story

Autism, Disordered Eating and Bipolar – Joe Plumb shares his story From the very first day of school I was treated differently. Other kids didn’t seem to want to talk or interact with me and neither me or my parents understood why. I felt so alone. At the age of six, I was diagnosed with

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‘People Often Think I Don’t Really Know How to Play Bass Until They See Us Live’ – Julia Cumming: We Interviewed Brooklyn Trio Sunflower Bean

We interviewed dreamy-psych-rock trio Sunflower Bean DtL: What has been your proudest moment so far? Jacob: For us, releasing our first record Human Ceremony has definitely been one of our proudest moments. To have completed a full length album and put it out into the world feels pretty good. DtL: Have you ever experienced bullying?

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‘As a Kid I Never Thought I was a Girl, I Just Didn’t Think I was a Boy. I thought I was an alien’ – Jordan Grey

We talked to Jordan Gray of Tall Dark Friend about The Voice, transitioning and bullying DtL: Can you tell us a bit about your journey so far?  Jordan: I was probably about 19 when I realised something was up…as a kid I never thought I was a girl, I just didn’t think I was a boy.

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‘I am a Double Minority – as a Woman and a Queer Person’: We Interviewed Comedian Cameron Esposito

‘I work in a very competitive field and a field where I am a double minority – as a woman and a queer person’ – we interviewed comedian Cameron Esposito DtL: Can you tell us a bit about yourself? Cameron: I’m a standup comic, actor, writer, wife, lesbian and woman. DtL: If you could go

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Men in Makeup – Professional Makeup Artist Jordan Liberty on His Career and Top Makeup Tips for Men

We spoke to Jordan Liberty, professional Makeup Artist and YouTuber about his career and top makeup tips for men DtL: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Jordan: I’m probably best known for my YouTube channel that shares my experiences as a professional makeup artist and photographer over the past 12 years. I

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Men in Progress: Lynx Asked a Group of Guys What Masculinity Means to Them and Their Answers Might Surprise You

Does a beard make you more manly? Lynx asked a group of guys what masculinity means to them and their answers might surprise you… Recent Ditch the Label research not only revealed that boys were almost twice as likely to bully than girls, but that young men are far less likely to open up about issues

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Ben Stoten: The Shark-diving, Weight-lifting Double Amputee

Meet Ben Stoten – the shark-diving, weight-lifting double amputee DtL: Hi Ben, Could you tell us a bit about your story so far? Ben: On February 3rd 2012, as I was going to the aid of another soldier who had been wounded in Afghanistan, I was caught by an improvised explosive device. I awoke three

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