It’s Grime Wot (nearly) Won It

Maurice Mcleod reacts to the outcome of the 2017 UK general election Read More

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Meet Caleb Femi, the Young Poet Laureate telling stories of love at the chickenshop

Heartbreak and Grime will make you shake your head in shame and/or disgust at the things women had to put up with, the bizarre façades which define teen relationships in general and the blatant misogyny that so many of us once drank unquestioningly. Read More

Who are ‘Young People?’ The Necessity of Introducing Intersectionality to Sexuality Education

by Lamisse Hamouda  It was recently announced that the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University has released a new, progressive sexuality education resource for secondary school students. Commendable indeed; through innovative animation videos that balances between being both cool and daggy (like your favourite youth worker), along with a… Read More

International Men’s Day: What Are We Celebrating?

by Shane Thomas Today is International Men’s Day. According to the organisation’s website, International Men’s Day is, “…an occasion for men to celebrate their achievements and contributions, in particular their contributions to community, family, marriage, and child care while highlighting the discrimination against them.” While well-intentioned, I find any type of self-congratulatory discourse around men… Read More

Sex Education: Lessons I Should Have Learned In School

By Huma Munshi Sex education in my school consisted of experimenting with putting a condom on a cucumber and watching a video of a woman giving birth. This was met with embarrassed giggling from my peers and awkward glances. At home, we would never dream of discussing sex or relationships. My parents were old school… Read More