relationships

I Haven’t Spoken to My Father in Almost Ten Years

I haven’t spoken to my father in almost ten years, and it was entirely my decision. Bad parents seem to be a common enough problem – the internet is full of stories about people who can’t stand certain members of their family, and anecdotally, I know a handful of people …

Shout Out to My Ex

My last long term relationship ended, in 2011, a few weeks before my 20th birthday. I’d had the same boyfriend for the last year and a half. We would spend every weekend together, and I was friends with his mum and his dog. All in all, we were two people …

Contraception and Me: The Morning After Pill

“Contraception and Me” speaks to real people about their contraception experiences and gives you their honest answers. Each month, we’ll look at a different kind of contraception. This month, we’re looking at the morning after pill. — There are two different types of “morning-after pill”, known as Levonelle and ellaOne …

It’s Been a Real Slice: Disney’s Hercules 20 Years On

Disney’s Hercules was released 20 years ago, placing it right in the middle of the studio’s renaissance. With directorial team Musker and Clements at the helm and music from Alan Menken, it seemed impossible for Hercules not to sit amongst Disney’s most memorable and well regarded features — yet it’s …