Interview

‘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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We Talked Trolling and Masculinity with Tom Rosenthal – Comedian, Actor and Star of Plebs and Friday Night Dinner

We talked trolling and masculinity with Tom Rosenthal – comedian, actor and star of Plebs and Friday Night Dinner DtL: Hi Tom, can you tell us a bit about yourself and how you got into acting? Tom: I am from Berkshire and have size nine feet. I got into acting via stand-up comedy. DtL: Have

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‘A lot of Our Songs are About Being Your own Bully and Finding Ways to Overcome That’: We Interviewed Alicia Bognanno, Frontwoman and Guitarist of Indie Rock Band Bully

We talked bullying, music and gender stereotypes with Alicia Bognanno, the frontwoman and guitarist of indie rock band Bully Bully are a band that have quickly developed a reputation for their ferocious live shows (the Nashville Scene named Bully the top local band in its 2014 Best of Nashville issue). Their debut album ‘Feels Like’ is

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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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‘I Really Like My Artificial Leg’: Paralympian Stefanie Reid

We talked catwalks, Rio 2016 and artificial limbs with Paralympian Stefanie Reid Stefanie Reid is a Paralympic long jumper who competes for Great Britain; she is a five-time world record holder, double Paralympic medallist in the long jump (2012) and 200m sprint (2008), and reigning European long jump champion. She has an honours degree in

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A Chat With Dustin Lance Black

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity of meeting up with the wonderful Dustin Lance Black for a couple of hours. We talked Ditch the Label, bullying, transatlantic equality… and cake. I also spoke to Dustin about his upbringing and career inspirations and I may or may not have made a few blunders along

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Kody Keplinger, Author of The DUFF Interview

As many of you will already know, we recently announced that we were the official UK charity partner for The DUFF movie which is currently playing at major cinemas across the UK. As part of the partnership, we were given an opportunity to interview Kody Keplinger; the author of the original ‘The DUFF’ book. We

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Bella Thorne: I Just Say No

We were absolutely chuffed when we were invited by our friends over at Entertainment One films to meet up with the wonderful Bella Thorne to talk about Ditch the Label, bullying and the new hit movie, ‘The Duff’. At the end of the interview, she even told me she loved my outfit – she was

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Doctor Christian Jessen: My Sexuality Lost me 500 Followers on Twitter

We had the pleasure of interviewing one of our favourite faces of the UK medial industry and one of the stars of the Channel 4 hit series ‘Embarrassing Bodies’. Yep, you guessed it – Doctor Christian Jessen! We spoke to Christian about Ditch the Label, his sexuality, being in the public eye, Twitter and prejudice towards

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Gok Wan: Try to Understand Why People Bully

Excitement doesn’t even describe how we felt when we were given the opportunity to interview one of the most inspirational and loveable public figures on British television: Gok Wan. We spoke with Gok about Ditch the Label, his experiences with bullying and the advice that has for young people being targeted by bullies. Here goes…

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