I’m gay, and have no qualms about admitting that. But when you’re included within a community (For better or worse), you have an obligation to call it out for wrongdoings and damaging mindsets. Obviously what I’m going to be writing about in this article doesn’t apply to every individual gay, lesbian, bisexual or trans person. […]Read more "Dear LGBT Community"
‘Everybody comes to Hollywood They wanna make it in the neighbourhood They like the smell of it in Hollywood How could it hurt you when it looks so good’ –‘Hollywood’, Madonna, ‘American Life’ (2003) The ‘Child Star Gone Bad’ is almost expected at this point from children working in the film and music […]Read more "The Price Of Fame: Hollywood’s Lost Boys"
Among the current generation of newly legal voters, it’s commonplace to vote for left-leaning parties and candidates. A lot factors into this – most notably the increasingly relaxed stance most teenagers have taken on social issues such as immigration, LGBT rights or climate change. However, it’s been suggested that this won’t be the case for […]Read more "A Right-Wing Revival? : The Next Generation Of Conservatives"
It’s not uncommon for unflattering comparisons to be made of different generations. A frequently cited comparison pits the teenagers who stormed Normandy in World War 2 with modern day teenagers, who require ‘safe spaces’ and ‘trigger warnings’. Though nobody wants to see young people placed into peril, the message of the circulating meme may be […]Read more "The Big Kid Generation"
‘Call Me By Your Name’ debuted at the Sundance Film Festival on January 22nd 2017, with a US release set for November 24th 2017. The film, revolving around a gay love affair between a 17 year old and 24 year old, has received rave reviews – being called a ‘work of beauty’ (1). Conservative actor […]Read more "Predatory Women And The Men Who Enable Them"
“If the Third World War is fought with nuclear weapons, the fourth will be fought with bows and arrows” – Lord Louis Mountbatten Nine countries in the world possess a total of 14,900 nuclear weapons. With the United States and Russia accounting for 93% of that number, other countries accounting for the extraordinary figure include […]Read more "The End Of America Won’t Be Televised"
In a episode of ‘Good Morning Britain’ aired on September 5th, a man advocating for gay conversion therapy was interviewed by hosts Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid. Dr. Michael Davidson did not believe that homosexuality was natural and condemned it as ‘a sin’ and ‘an aberration’. His appearance was roundly condemned on social media and […]Read more "The Reality Of ‘Gay Conversion’ Therapy"