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New year, same me

13th January 2024

Love yourself; play bingo with life The idea of entering a New Year always entails bettering ourselves…but why is this? Why, for as long as we can remember, have we chosen to make resolutions at the start of every year? The imminence of a New Year is an emotionally charged time, perhaps because all we ...

Finding self-acceptance as a double minority

23rd February 2021

In honour of LGBTQ+ history month, Alexander Benjamin discusses the particular prejudices he has experienced as a Black man in the gay community. While I’m now an out and proud member of the LBGTQ+ community, this hasn’t always been the case. Torn apart by family’s expectations regarding sexuality, masculinity, and religion on one side, and ...