Amy Butterworth, Online Lifestyle Editor, discusses heteronormativity in literature.
Save a life. Give blood. Unless you’re HIV positive, you’ve had a tattoo or piercing in the past 4 months, you’re on antibiotics, or if you’re a sexually active gay man. Prior to 2011, gay men were completely banned from donating blood, being in the same category as those with Hepatitis B/C, those with syphilis, […]
As I entered my fifth consecutive hour of procrastination today I sifted through several of the trending videos on YouTube. Instead of the usual cat-fodder however, this afternoon’s seductress came in the form of a 4-minute interview with a couple raising their two children gender neutrally. How lovely, I thought. It was only a few […]
The issue began that hungover day at the petrol station. Absent-mindedly munching on my lettuce sandwich (bought in a hungover moment of bewilderment), I was stopped dead in my tracks. ‘What?’ Grunted my male flatmate. In a state of outrage, all I could allow myself to do was point and squawk indignantly. ‘What?’ He repeated. […]