Democracy & Politics Being a Cynic is Easy

Being a Cynic is Easy

Have you ever watched an episode of BBC Question time? If the answer is no, then it is time to make a change. For those of you who answered yes, you will be aware that is represents our current state of political affairs perfectly. The big topic for debate every single week is obviously Brexit. …

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LGBT & Religion Defending Religion & Bitching on Pride: My Most Surreal Conversations

Defending Religion & Bitching on Pride: My Most Surreal Conversations

Me being me, I’ve had many weird and messed up conversations on various topics. These heated debates range from topics such as the death penalty, abortion, free speech and why being a slub can be fun. But no conversation baffles me more than the one I often have with those close to me relating to …

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Free Mind I’m back

I’m back

So… its been a while hasn’t it? Eight months without a single thing being published on this site. I have my reasons… not all of them positive or even justified, but they exist all the same. But I apologise for my absence all the same. So where have I been? Eight months is a long …

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Prose Death Comes For Us All In The End

Death Comes For Us All In The End

Should I have written a letter? I mean once I slide off this roof, I’m embracing death as we all eventually will. Death comes for us all in the end, and today it is enveloping me. Strange how most people never take the chance to decide the manner of their death. They fear it and …

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Coping From Noose to Ring – My Journey from Death to Love

From Noose to Ring – My Journey from Death to Love

Death haunts all our lives. It is the pervasive truth that stalks us through life: One day, we will die. There was a period where I wished that time to come sooner rather than later. As soon as the age of 14. In a period lasting close to five years, I decided to be cremated, …

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Mental Health The Many Forms of Self-Harm

The Many Forms of Self-Harm

TRIGGER WARNING FOR MENTAL HEALTH, SUICIDE AND SELF-HARM When self-harm is mentioned, you likely imagine someone cutting themselves. There are various reasons why someone might harm themselves, and we need to face up to the fact that we all need to do more. But to recognise when someone is hurting themselves can be difficult. There …

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Life as a Gay Love Saved Me

Love Saved Me

The two strongest emotions a human can feel are love and fear. Fear is potent that it can affect every aspect of our lives. We can spend each day in perpetual fear and not even realise it. Fear makes us do callous, uncaring actions that hurt those around us and all because we are scared …

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Mental Health Young Men Also Have Real Problems

Young Men Also Have Real Problems

Recently I found an article on the New Statesman website about the writer and psychologist, Jordan Peterson. Now putting aside the grotesquely shoddy nature of the hit piece and the fact that I have only recently become acquainted with Peterson, there was a line that boiled my blood. “But because he’s writing for sad young …

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Anxiety Family is Everything

Family is Everything

Family is strange. We each have one and in almost all media and modern stories spell the moral imperative of defending our family regardless of the opponent and yet the family is complicated. Family raises us and impacts us in ways that no one else can. People compare you to your parents or siblings and …

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LGBT The Tale Of The Gay Stoic

The Tale Of The Gay Stoic

I am gay. I am free. I am in love. The struggle was long, and the fight was hard, but freedom comes to us all in the end if we search for it. For me, it meant dealing with my sexuality, my identity, my anxiety and risk of suicide and my core belief in freedom …

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