‘Being Gay and Asian led me to depression’: how discrimination against South Asian gay men is a cause of mental health illnesses

In the wake of the Dewani trial, a man tells me how he felt depression and anxiety for being Asian and gay because of prevalent discrimination against homosexuals in the South Asian community. On Monday… Continue reading

Public breastfeeding is a pivotal part of the revolution of women

Why, when Kim Kardashian went viral with nude pictures, are people uncomfortable with breastfeeding? This week, Claridges sparked controversy by telling Louise Burns, 35, to breastfeed under a cloth. On this topic, UKIP… Continue reading

Yes Gemma Collins, we should ‘thank god for machines’

I’ve always been wary of technology. That is until I heard of the roti-making machine – switching off sexism with an ‘on’ button. In I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, reality… Continue reading

Let Blanc in or ban him?

‘Make Girls BEG To Sleep With You After SHORT-CIRCUITING Their Emotional And Logical Mind Into A Million Reasons Why They Should.’ I don’t know if I should be happy Julien Blanc capitalised the word ‘Girls’… Continue reading

The poppy is history in the making

Never has wearing a poppy been so controversial. The shocking aerosol attack on a 15-year-old poppy seller in Manchester has instigated fear while the apparent politicisation of the poppy by politicians who have been… Continue reading

WEDNESDAY’S WORLD NEWS UPDATES: MY VIEWS

Bringing you a rounded update of the news by collating information from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top stories. 1. The number of rapes reported to and recorded by… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Bringing you a rounded update of the news by collating information from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top stories. 1. Liberal Democrat Party conference places mental health as its… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Bringing you a rounded update of the news by collating information from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top stories. 1. Conservative Party Conference. David Cameron announced tax cuts that… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Bringing you a rounded update of the news by collating information from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top stories. 1. Labour Party annual conference. On Tuesday 23rd, Ed Miliband discussed… Continue reading

Emma Watson nudes will be pictures of the true face of patriarchy

After running from two men who watched on and made me hyper-aware of my body, Emma Watson’s speech on feminism touched me and many others, I am sure, around the world. But her… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Bringing you a rounded view of the news by collating stories from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top news stories. 1. The role of the media in… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Bringing you a rounded view of the news by collating stories from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top news stories. 1. What Independence really means for all… Continue reading

We are all human

The ongoing conflicts in Iraq, Syria, Palestine and Israel are no doubt affecting people around the world. Living in the UK and now under ‘severe’ threat of a terrorist attack, we may have… Continue reading

The fear of seeming racist is racist and preventing integration

On Wednesday 27th August, it was reported that 1,400 girls were victims of abuse. Authorities had known for 16 years but did nothing because they feared that speaking out against the perpetrators who… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Bringing you a rounded view of the news by collating stories from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top news stories. Rotherham council cover up child abuse. Authorities… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Bringing you a rounded view of the news by collating stories from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top news stories. Journalist James Foley killed by extremists. On… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Wednesday’s Weekly News Update: My Views Many of today’s front pages pay tribute to the iconic actor Robin Williams who has died at the age of 63. On Monday 11th August, Williams was… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Update: My Views

Boris Johnson says he will ‘in all probability’ stand as MP at the 2015 general election. My most memorable Boris moments are when he hosted the Olympics, banned alcohol on public transport, and… Continue reading

Men’s Reproductive Machine

Beyonce’s song lyrics ‘Who Run the World? Girls’ is often chanted by women around the world. But the lyrics are a far representation of reality. With recent statistics revealing a low percentage of… Continue reading

End Sexual Violence in Conflict: Global Summit

We are constantly hearing or reading about women who have been violated. It was therefore encouraging to see masses at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence uniting with the hope and aim… Continue reading