By Laura Norman-Phipps Nowadays if you don’t have Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or any other social media forum out there, you quite frankly are judged. The constant questions that will get asked from your peers: “Why do you not have Instagram?” What about Twitter, come on you must have Twitter,” are endless. As well as this, it is a constant battle to have the … [Read more...] about Is Social Media controlling our lives?
The Always ‘Like a Girl’ campaign sees a variety of girls, boys, women and men being asked to act out certain activities and actions ‘like a girl. The resulting clips are astonishing and derogatory. I am an avid Youtube viewer. I, much like everyone else, will skip past the adverts after the five second countdown to get to the ‘cat on a record player’ or ‘laughing baby’ … [Read more...] about ‘Like a Girl’ it is not
Four members of the LGBT society at BU have had very different lives growing up as gay, and their takes on what the passage of the same-sex marriage bill means to them are greatly varied. On one point, however, they all agree: even in the UK there is still a long way to go until total equality is reached. The marriage (same-sex) bill was passed in July last year, but … [Read more...] about ‘Gay rights are human rights’
A celebration took place at Bournemouth University on Friday to mark the first same sex marriages taking place in the UK. The event took place in Dylan's Bar from 11am-3pm, and gave anyone the opportunity to be photographed with either two male or two female wedding attire cut-outs. Pictures will be displayed on social media and in the new student centre when it is … [Read more...] about Same-sex marriage celebration at BU