HoneyPot – Showbox Theatre

Intelligent and topical, ‘Honeypot’ drags old-fashioned fairytales, kicking and screaming, out of their dusty history and pushes them into the present day. With a flick of a wand and bibbity-bobbity-boo, the pumpkin has become a razor-sharp contemporary lens through which we can analyse how women fit, or do not fit, into modern society…

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Black is the Color of My Voice Apphia Campbell

‘Black is the Color of My Voice’ takes us on a compassionate, celebratory journey through the life of Mena, a black woman who uses music as a constant source of inspiration and strength. Paralleling the life of Nina Simone, Mena experiences pain, love, and rises to fame under the spotlight with her songs to become the voice of the Civil Rights Movement.

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Summer self care tips

A few weeks ago, we posted a story on Instagram asking you for your summer self care tips. It may seem contradictory but summer can be such a stressful time….

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Two websites, Three girls

We teamed up with Eliza Lawrence of wasitgoodforyou.co.uk, a website pioneering honest and open conversations about sex. We asked Eliza questions about herself and her incredible project, and in turn, she asked us about ours!

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An interview with Rosie Taylor

Rosie, a second year student and the current LGBT+ Officer at Edinburgh University talks about the process of writing an open letter against the horrifying misconduct of a university gym manager…

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‘Celestial Bodies’, an interview with Bella Neergaard

‘Celestial Bodies’ focuses on marginalised bodies and how we define beauty. It is an Instagram project, which seems vapid but in reality people are checking their Instagram all the time. The project is trying to start conversations. “That’s on my newsfeed? Does that mean its accepted?”.

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Modes of communication

Modes of communication

Would you be surprised if I told you that I want you?

Has the stammering not been clear enough?

What about about the awkwardly timed jokes?

Have my side-glances not been direct enough?

Surely, the spiteful sarcasm, loaded with longing, was a dead giveaway?

In fact, I think I’ve done everything I could to tell you that I want you

Except tell you.

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Dear Present Me, you have done nothing wrong

I am sharing this not only to vent my frustrations but also with the aim to prove to myself and others that blatant harassment comes in many forms, and that if you feel that somebody is crossing a line, its important to listen to that…

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Dear Past Me, take your time

You are not the only one who distrusts and resents that part of their body. When you enter a relationship, you will find it impossible to have sex, and you will feel futile and unloveable as a result…

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