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Brittany Dawson

London-based writer and social media editor.

Interested in youth culture, women's rights and politics.

Why Ghosting Someone Is The Worst Thing Ever

We've all been there, you think the date you had last Tuesday went great, you've been texting non-stop and have agreed to meet again. Then all of a sudden, that person is gone. Drifted into the wind like a Greggs plastic bag.
08/09/2017 16:18 BST

Isolation In The Era Of Social Media

In short, to show off. To gratify some deep-rooted need to prove that our lives are meaningful, that the events we attend are worthy - to demonstrate to the world that we exist, that we existed, that we once inhabited a small corner of the earth and that our memory can't be erased with the stopping of our hearts.
17/05/2017 12:19 BST

We Would Stand With You Theresa May, If Only You Wanted Us To

Theresa May must not lie down and allow Trump to trample human rights. After all, in the president's eyes, May must prove herself even more than her male counterparts. So now is the time for her voice to be heard loudly and more supported than ever - we would stand right behind her if only she would stand in front of us.
31/01/2017 12:27 GMT

What's Happened To Sanity In 2016?

UK, USA - what the fuck is wrong with you? Have you got your heads wedged so far up your iPhone's charging-hole that you can't see the ridiculous decisions you're making?
09/11/2016 13:41 GMT

At 20 Years Old, You Shouldn't Have to 'Learn' That Rape is Wrong

I'm no expert, but I'm certain 'urge to rape' isn't a side effect of one too many vodka red bulls, and it's terrifying to think that some people deem sexual assault not only an unfortunate, but almost unavoidable side effect of being young and drunk at university.
08/06/2016 17:29 BST