Review: The Death And Life of Marsha P Johnson

With the 28th anniversary of Marsha P Johnson’s untimely death having just passed us on 6th July, some of us may be revisiting the 2017 documentary The Life and Death of Marsha P Johnson, available on Netflix. Having been directed by David France and presented by LGBT rights activist and a case manager for the... Continue Reading →

How Gardening Can Boost Your Wellbeing

With many of us resigned to spending much of our leisure time behind our front doors right now, we need to be more creative with how we spend our time. We can only have so many Zoom hangouts and long walks to nowhere, before we yearn to do something different. You might associate gardening with... Continue Reading →

What is Rainbow-Washing? (LGBTQIA+)

Rainbow-washing (also known as pink-washing) is something you will have seen a lot of during pride month. It is the term given to corporations that give the appearance of supporting Pride by splashing rainbows over their storefronts, do little to support the LGBT community. These businesses aim to profit from the LGBT community, without necessarily... Continue Reading →

Film Review: ‘Wonder’ – Living with Treacher Collins

People with disabilities are one of the most underrepresented groups within media. We all know how important representation can be so that people feel visible and tangibly moulds how the public perceives people with disabilities. I decided to review 'Wonder', because I think it allows for that visibility to be shown in mainstream Hollywood and... Continue Reading →

A One Day Walking Tour of London

London is an enthralling city with so many sights to see, delights to discover and treasures to explore. It can be difficult to know where to begin with so much choice but the best way to get the most out of any city is to put on those sneakers and get out the trusty google... Continue Reading →

An Introduction to The 1984 Sikh Genocide in India

When many people in the Western world think of India, it seems they think of two extremes; the poverty stricken slums and overfilled orphanages where there is a dearth of food, or the vibrant cultural place you go to immerse yourself and come back anew after ‘finding yourself’ and learning yoga. The darker side of... Continue Reading →

The Benefits of Strength Training For Your Body

Strength training involves exercise which improves your strength and endurance. Whilst often associated with free weights, strength training can involve a myriad of equipment and types of exercise. Strength training is vital to improving our body’s fitness and daily functioning. Cardio is not enough alone, even if you just want to lose weight and the... Continue Reading →

6 Simple Ways to Treat LOW Blood Pressure

Whilst low blood pressure or hypo-tension, is far rarer than high blood pressure, it can still occur. Some common causes include; nutritional deficiencies, prolonged bed rest and pregnancy. If it dips too low, it could potentially lead to shock, kidney failure, stroke or heart attack. If you have no symptoms (which may include dizziness, concentration... Continue Reading →

Questioning Your Sexuality

Dealing with questioning your sexuality can be an incredibly confusing and sometimes scary time, depending on the support you may have, to what country you live in, to how open those around you are to the idea of identifying as any sexuality that is not straight. Some people may know from a relatively young age... Continue Reading →

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