Ditch the Label

Two Guys Holding Hands In Public? Surely Not

Liam Hackett | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Liam Hackett

Growing up as one of the only gay kids in a small northern town was tough. Little did I know at the time that the bullying I experienced at school would change the course of my entire life and would go on to create global change; helping thousands of young people to overcome bullying.

Has Depression Affected My Masculinity? Come On, I Jump Through Fire For Fun

Darren Ratcliffe | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Darren Ratcliffe

bmm banner.jpgI've been dealing with this for years and some days I win and other days I don't... I think depressed people are capable of putting up with a hell of a lot more than those that don't!

Masculinity In The Digital Age

Lana McDonagh | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Tech
Lana McDonagh

bmm banner.jpg A redefinition is in order. It is time we finally addressed these issues, looked after the mental health of future generations of young men and ditched these limiting, archaic stereotypes. Only then can we implement positive societal change and proactively reduce rates of bullying and crime, as we now know these to be interlinked.

Stop Using The Word 'Bully'

Lana McDonagh | Posted 06.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Lana McDonagh

If you take a few moments to consider how often a label has actually positively impacted your self-esteem or confidence, you will find more often than not, they serve to be reductive and restrictive, promoting both conscious and unconscious prejudice.

Misogyny In The Digital Age

Lana McDonagh | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Tech
Lana McDonagh

Ditch the Label research, which found males to be the most likely to act as an aggressor of bullying behaviours, females were found to be the largest perpetrators of misogynistic language on the social network, with 52% of all misogynistic tweets authored by women. This discovery warrants further exploration into the ways in which women engage with each other in both online and offline environments.

The Reason Why Men Are Less Likely to Talk

Liam Hackett | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Liam Hackett

What it means to be masculine is a topic of much debate and is something that has changed throughout the decades. We consistently find that young people are restricted by gender stereotypes...

Shocking Percentage Of Children Are Victims Of Online Bullying

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Tech

A shocking number of children are victims of online bullying, according to a new survey. The report, published by national anti-bullying charity Di...