Null & Void: The Lost Stories of Divorceby ArenaCommerce Collaborator
My earliest memories of my father are filled with joy and laughter. Weekend trips to the mall, riding shotgun in his delivery truck on those late work evenings he took us on when the babysitter cancelled. Me truly believing he was some angel walking in earth form like in those Sunday school stories. I even looked […]
Why I Hate my BBC Asexuality Documentaryby ArenaCommerce Collaborator
Asexual stories need to be told. So, when BBC3 got in touch and told me that they wanted to cover the UK Asexuality Conference 2018 as part of a documentary on asexuality I said yes. I would be speaking on two panels at the conference, providing some representation for Black aromantic asexual women. I was […]
FROM SURVIVING TO LIVING: MY MENTAL HEALTH JOURNEYby Dan Bennett
From an early age, I have battled with depression and anxiety as quietly as possible; I was never properly able to voice my feelings without them being diminished, shot down or completely ignored. For years I was ridiculed and judged for not wanting to be a part of groups, frequently isolating myself from people, and […]
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#Churchtoo, Sexual Abuse is Everywhere- Even in our Safe Placesby Nunya Gemegah
I had an extremely turbulent childhood. From being bullied at school and a stifling home environment, I was molested several times in my family home, and emotionally abused by those who were supposed to protect me. As a result of this emotional and sexual abuse, there weren’t many spaces that I could call my own, […]
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Don’t Let Social Media Drag You Downby Laura Cowen
One day I was trying on my favourite bikini to check if it still fit for my holiday. It did. Like a glove. To be honest,I thought I looked great. I’d been working really hard in the gym and actually remembering to feed myself at regular intervals throughout the day (instead of you know, eating […]