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Student at Greenwich. 21. Really likes goats and writing.


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Proposal sparks fury in Tanzania rainbow-2929756_960_720.jpg
In the East African country of Tanzania, homosexuality is branded “against the order of nature.” On Saturday, a woman in the north-western town of Geita was arrested after a video of her presenting a ring and kissing another woman went viral. She is held in custody as the search for her partner continues. Female homosexualtiy...
Seven films to watch as a break from revision
With seven weeks left until the end of June, these films are perfect for when revision is getting you down or you need the perfect excuse to procrastinate. Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World Stressed about exams? Bored out of your mind looking through reams of paper? Sit back and enjoy this comic-based film that has...
LGBT+ Friendly Holiday Destinations Rainbow over beach
Hearing horror stories of LGBT+ people being attacked for just being a couple made my holiday destination list narrow dramatically. My girlfriend and I have booked to go to Amsterdam in the summer but before deciding we decided to do some research on where is actually safe to go. With homosexuality being decriminalised in 1811,...
Chaucer: Why Should We Read Challenging Literature?
Walking into my first English literature lesson of Year 13 I remember wanting to quickly run back. We were given the Wife of Bath to study. Considering the most difficult language I had studied was Shakespeare, I thought I was pretty good at deciphering what a varied version of English meant but boy was I...
Mental Health 101: Trichotillomania hair-418265_960_720.jpg
I’m pulling my hair out with stress. A comment that I hear on a regular basis. One that rings true for me. I’m Abigail, I’ve recently turned 20 and I’ve been struggling with Trichotillomania for a large portion of my teenage years. Trichotillomania is the obsessive compulsion to remove hair from your body. I spent...
The Booklympics: Books that will make you smile as much as Simone Biles
Gold Faceless by Alyssa Sheinmel is awarded my Gold Medal in the Booklympics. It creates emotion in the reader that you didn’t quite know was there. So clearly as a reader, unless you’ve had a face transplant, you can’t relate to Maisie who is a face transplant patient, right? Wrong! I felt so closely related to...