What Makes Men Cry?

Is it OK for men to cry? Look – we don’t need to go crying about everything. Nobody does, men or women. But sometimes, we just have to let it out. If we don’t, whatever we’re upset about builds up inside us and gets worse. Whether you cry or not, it’s OK to…

I’m Trans, But I’m Not…

Newsflash: Sometimes, boys grow up feeling more like they identify as being a girl; and girls grow up feeling more like a dude. Yep, it happens. Can you imagine how confusing and difficult that must be, when other people think it’s not normal? To help understand it better, here are a few people…

If Catcalls were Cheeseburgers

Some people like to be paid compliments by strangers; some people don’t. But if you’re gonna do it – at least do it with respect. The fact that not all women like it, should be enough to know that shouting it across the street (aka “catcalling”) could be taken as being a little disrespectful. I…

What Catcalling Feels Like

Guys – have a listen to what these women are saying about catcalling – aka, shouting to women, what you think are compliments, as they walk past in the street. I’m sure it’s intended as a compliment…but not all women want to hear it, and these are the reasons why. Have a listen…

Trans Teens Speak to their Future Selves

Imagine how it feels to be born a guy but that everything you feel about yourself, deep down, relates more to being a girl…or vice versa. In this video, transgender teens send messages to themselves in ten years time. If you’re in this position, you can take some reassurance in knowing that you’re not…

What Does it Mean to Be a Man?

What does it mean to “be a man”? To some, it means being strong, confident and in control, which some men are. But not all of them. In fact, woman can be even stronger or more confident. Being strong and confident in who you are can be a very positive thing. But there is no…

Things Women Are Told Over Their Lifetime

It’s incredible how the little things we say can have such a huge effect on how we think. That includes the things we say to ourselves, by the way! In this case, we look at the little things that are said to women throughout their lifetimes, which place expectations on them to be…

I’m Asian, But I’m Not…

Stereotypes! Gotta love ’em. Unfortunately, as funny and intriguing as they may be, they just ain’t very nice for the people who don’t fit them. In fact – even worse – it makes us judge people without even knowing who they are, which can have all kinds of negative consequences. As much as there…

I’m Black, But I’m Not…

For some people, “black culture” is very important to who they are. To others, it means very little. But to assume that all people of a certain race are the same, not only stops you from seeing people as individuals – it can affect the way you treat people, the way people seem themselves, and stop people…

Students Learn About Privilege

Privilege is not the easiest thing to get your head around. Put simply – some people are born into lives that make things much easier for them, than it does for others. This works on various levels – from the benefits of being born into a wealthy family or a rich country; to…