Period Poverty and How You Can Help to Tackle It · By Holly Ann Golightly

3 in 10 young women unable to afford or access period products while in lockdown Sadly, period poverty is not a new thing in the UK. In households where there is not enough money for food, period products have to come second. Before lockdown, it was reported that 49% of girls missed at least one … Continue reading Period Poverty and How You Can Help to Tackle It · By Holly Ann Golightly

The Obstacles Faced In Diagnosing Gendered Illnesses · By Cia Risbridger

There’s no sexy way to write about a disease. Let’s get that out of the way, before you find yourself assaulted and grossed out a little further down the page. There’s no sexy way to write about a disease – even the word ‘disease’ I’m starting to dislike, ‘illness’? This is especially true for any … Continue reading The Obstacles Faced In Diagnosing Gendered Illnesses · By Cia Risbridger

Being single doesn’t mean you can’t have a happy-ever-after · By Aisha Al-Janabi

Whilst I’m only 22 years old, it sometimes feels like I’m too old to have never been in a relationship. Some of the first stories we’re told are fairy tales with knights-in-shining-armour and true loves’ kisses, so it’s inevitable we’ll grow up fantasizing about our own love stories. Perhaps this subconsciously teaches us there is … Continue reading Being single doesn’t mean you can’t have a happy-ever-after · By Aisha Al-Janabi