I’m not ashamed to talk about mental health. Recently, I’ve been struggling quite a bit, which I tried to get help for from my NHS doctor. After a 2 month wait, they referred me to a community mental health team, who wanted to sort me with unemployment benefits, coffee mornings and group talking therapy. This… Continue reading Mental Health | Is the NHS done with us?
International Women's Day is not just for the wealthy, cis-gendered, straight, thin, white women, but for the global population of individuals that don't fit into any of those descriptions. Women hold so much power, so much pressure and so much responsibility, despite oftentimes having fewer rights, less social mobility and less freedom.
I’ll start by saying that I’m an ambulatory wheelchair user, which means that on given days I will walk inside, without supports and occasionally venture outside for short distances using crutches. However, if I want to do anything from grocery shopping, to taking some time outdoors, I use the wheelchair. It’s a neat little thing… Continue reading The Worst Part of Wheelchair Usage
We hear from Marie-Helene on her journey to queer acceptance and self expression
I have spent a lot of time hating my body and trying to punish it for what I felt were its failings. Now I am trying to teach myself to feel differently towards it.
I can promise you that individual creators do the happy dance when they get an order, which faceless businesses, like Amazon, do not do.
Great Britain will still exist with or without Brexit and we need to take that into account. What kind of country do we want to be left with after the storm of Brexit has passed?
TW: ED You don't have a right to the cards you believe you should have been dealt. You have an obligation to play the hell out of the ones you're holding. I saw this today and it resonated very deeply. This week has been a bit of a struggle trying to negotiate with my university… Continue reading If you’re not, why not?