Social Issues

How to create boundaries for your lockdown buying habits

Astrid suggests that we could use our boundary-making mechanisms to limit our buying, too
Lifestyle / Social Issues / / Astrid Spruzen

Saying hello to the orgasm, and goodbye to the pleasure gap

Maisie asks why society never seems to centre an important subject - female sexual pleasure
Social Issues / / Maisie Williams

It’s a Sin - that we're so uneducated about AIDS

Maisie was heartbroken by the Channel 4 series - but also left asking why she didn't know more *Spoiler alert: your...
History / Social Issues / TV / / Maisie Williams

I Can't Breathe: This is a Cry of My People

Lionelle Nsarhaza's poetic short film, made in collaboration with other creatives, explores systemic racism from a personal perspective.

How Bristol helped me after five years in psychiatric hospital

Abi's first taste of freedom in the city was an empowering experience of community and care
Bristol / Lifestyle / Social Issues / / Abi Payton

The influence of Western beauty standards on non-Western communities

Sajeea studies the narrow measures of beauty we consider the norm and why we should fight against them
Social Issues / / Sajeea Bhatti

A not so Merry Christmas: you’re not alone if you’re dreading the big day

’Tis the season to be not so jolly. Adam shouts out all the people that aren't feeling so festive
Social Issues / / Adam Harvey

A Conscientious Christmas (or a good go at it)

Astrid considers how we can have the most eco-friendly little Christmas possible this year - despite Coronavirus
Guide / Social Issues / / Astrid Spruzen

Learn about Canadian persecution of Indigenous communities from Bristol’s Dark Cloud

Jake Mason's short doc tells the tragic story of Makadayannaquad, a survivor of the Sixties Scoop
Bristol / Social Issues / / Rife Editor

The Peculiar Privilege of Learning Where You Come From

Naomi reflects on her experiences of being white-passing and mixed-race
Social Issues / / Naomi Samra