Those who attempt to mash philosophical meaning into adult cartoons are usually off the mark. However, BoJack Horseman deserves the overthink, as it is a great nuanced discussion about mental health.
World Mental Health Day may have been and gone, but those who live it know that it is just more than just one splodge on the calendar.
As we creep closer to summer, our attention again turns to body standards. It is, in effect, the perfect illusion of exclusive inclusivity.
According to a ruling in the US legal system, withdrawn consent does not qualify as rape. It is exactly ruling like these that stop victims from coming forward.
In the wake of a Demi Lovato-like incident, posts on social media offer a brutal, honest snapshot of the person then, and the person now.
Despite our greater education on the subject, the topic of suicide is anything but a discussion.
After a suicide, we often ask what we could have done, and we shout that if only that mentally ill person asked for our help, we’d help. That is a delusion.
As someone who is open to discussing sex, I’ve often been approached on the assumption that I have a casual attitude toward it.
Let me make this clear, women don’t send invitations for objectification. I think it’s time we recognise exactly what we’re aiming at each other.
Despite our period’s push to education, it seems we’re stuck on an old societal pivot. Bloody gore is fine, as long as it doesn’t come from a woman.
Some in the world of glitter pop culture are attempting to take back on control of something inherently problematic. Themselves.
Perhaps due to the wealth of information available on the subject, my generation struggles with the concept of casual sex. Maybe we’re overthinking it.
In an age where we overanalyse art (and those who created it) to death, poetry is a singular force. It is what it is and forever has value because of it.
Everyone agrees, 2017 wasn’t a very good year. But, as far as my mental wellbeing goes, it has been important, and there has been great progress.
The lesson that some have taken from “Cat person” is that it represents the sexual power that women exercise over men, unfortunately, the opposite is always true.
The current rhetoric of long-buried sexual abuses toward women being outed is important, but our focus remains on the wrong party.
After a makeup company partnered with the Star Wars brand, there was resistance. Why? We’re just finally getting our unique shade of fandom. Embrace it.
The vociferous complaint aimed at the latest Star Wars trailer has prompted me to write this. No-one cares about your criticism, just shut up and enjoy it.
The standard equation that we women are told is: If you love our body we should buy x to take care of it. But I’m wondering why we can’t break the cycle of tying body positivity with retail excess.
As I personally discovered, the two worlds of mental health and the church often remain alien to each other.
While we celebrate the output the fundamentally unwell artist creates, we often ignore the conditions they suffer under; because art.
My digestion of the coverage of Hurricane Harvey highlighted something galling. The gale forced empathy beaming from those who report on it is clear to see.