Music Video for Saudi Women’s Rights

In Saudi Arabia and other more conservative Islamic countries, women do not have the same rights as men. So, these Saudi women are fighting against their oppression, with this music video showing them as strong, colourful and independent. This video explains more, while you can see the music video in full, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rUn2j1hLOo

WATCH THIS!! We Are Not Our Labels…

You are not your label! None of us are. When we call eachother black, white, brown, gay, straight, bi, man, woman, we’re talking about the labels we’ve been given – not the PEOPLE we really are. Labels are helpful for our brains to deal with so many people and things in the world. But they only ever tell…

Female Muslim Hip Hop Dancers Breaking the Stereotype

What do you know about Islamic headwear? Cos there is a lot to know… The niqab is a traditional piece of clothing, worn by many women of Islamic faith. In some communities, it’s a symbol of oppression of women, who do not have the same rights as men. However, many Muslim women wear these clothes…

What Happens When Women are in Charge?

Ever noticed how most of the people in power – in business, politics, film, sports etc – are men? This has been the case for a while. But, as this video points out, it can often be a very good thing to have both feminine and masculine aspects to leadership, working together to…

11 Awkward Moments that Happen During Ramadan

I dare you to try Ramadan. Just one day. No food or drink from sunrise to sunset. Nothing. Have you got the willpower? Ramadan is an Islamic festival, celebrated by the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, as a period of fasting, prayer and giving to charity. For those who practice, it’s aimed to strengthen self control, encourage self…

I’m Muslim, But I’m Not…

If there’s over 1.6 billion Muslims on the planet, can we really assume that every one is the same? Islam, as a religion, has been criticised for some of its beliefs, which can be oppressive towards certain members of society, in some countries and communities. But there are millions of Muslims who practice Islam peacefully and are…

I’m Bisexual, But I’m Not…

What does it mean to be bisexual? Does it even need a word? For many, the idea of only being attracted to either a man OR a woman seems crazy. But most of the world is still caught up in thinking we should only be attracted to members of the opposite sex, as…

Questions Straight Men Have for Gay Men

Ever wondered why people are gay? For those who don’t know any gay people, or who felt uncomfortable to ask, these guys have done it for you. Listen in and find out more – turns out, it’s pretty normal 😉 Resources It Gets Better – communicating to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around…

How Do You Know if Someone Wants to Have Sex with You?

Hold it there, fellas – we all wanna have sex…and we should! It’s a great thing. But before we jump in, let’s just make sure everyone else is cool with what’s going on, yeah? Consent is vital to knowing that both people are ready for what’s about to happen. But how do you really…

Porn Zombies

PORN! Feels like a great idea at the time, doesn’t it? But, as with many things in life…there’s a catch. Psychological studies have shown that most types of porn are not good for your mental health. Not only does it give unrealistic expectations on yourself and the people you’re with, but it can even…