Marked With Pride

In 1972 a band of 1,000 LGBT+ people marched in the streets of London, the first time pride was brought to the UK. Fast forward nearly half a century later, and pride is a huge event that attracts hundreds of thousands every year and huge commercial sponsors. LGBT advertising is so present in current society … More Marked With Pride

Boxed In

Hey, I’m Tom, and I like boys… and maybe girls – I’m not really sure. But why would that matter to you? I’ve found that over my years here at Glasgow Uni, people love, and almost need, to put you in a box in order for you to make sense for them. I came out … More Boxed In

Mental Health: Observations from a First Year’s Journey

Mental health is one of the most pressing issues we are faced with as students in the 21st Century. Nearly 50% of all students at the University of Glasgow have problems with their mental health and while there is provision – in the form of counselling services – I believe there is a lot more … More Mental Health: Observations from a First Year’s Journey

Pride and Prejudice: Attitudes to the LGBTQ+ Community across the Globe

The turn of the millennium brought us many things. Big Brother hit the screens and the UK IQ average dropped by two points (not necessarily a causation effect…); Clippit became the default Office assistant on Windows 2000, the latest in processing software, successfully annoying us enough to become one of the first mainstream internet memes; … More Pride and Prejudice: Attitudes to the LGBTQ+ Community across the Globe