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Every question you’ve ever had about sexual health, answered by the experts.

Ever had a question you’ve been too embarrassed or afraid to ask about sexual health?

Fear of the future: why it’s okay to not be okay

Josie feels like she's disappearing in post-uni self-doubt.

Riot grrrl and the joy of more diverse zines

Simran tells us why it's important to have zines by and for people of colour on your bedside table

‘Friends’ gives me nostalgia of Nairobi Nights

Why the soothing 90’s show transports me to summers spent in Kenya.
Film / Lifestyle / / Asmaa Jama

A First-Hand Guide To Hitchhiking

Joe's favourite way to get around is hitching a lift. Read his top tips for really immersing yourself in the...
Lifestyle / / Joe Fearfield

My thank you letter to the NHS

Ebony has been in and out of hospital her whole life. This is her thank you to the staff that...
Social Issues / / Ebony Clark

Booksmart: The teen comedy that understands teens (a review)

In this review Mo talks about the themes and most stand-out moments in what is surely a future classic in...
Film / youtube / / Mo Moorhead

What your socks say about you

Lily is here to read you for your sock choices.

The Importance of play: a sit-down with creative publisher Lily Green

 Lily sat down with Lily Green this week to talk all about her creative practise and how to keep your...
Arts/Culture / Bristol / / Lily Konteh

Over the Years: The artists that are (and were) important to me as a musician

From childhood to adulthood, Sumaya takes us on a musical journey to the centre of her heart The bricks forming...

Millennials spiral into Xanarchy

Your name doesn’t have to begin with Lil’ to explore the effects Xanax is having on young people. Shannon’...

What Do Young Men Really Think About Relationships in 2019?

In partnership with SafeLives, we got blokes talking about relationships, masculinity and being a "real man".
Lifestyle / Social Issues / / Bex Rose

What to do when you experience extreme PMS

Does your mental health plummet in the days before your period? Then you might have PMDD or PME - and...
Social Issues / / Kaja Brown

MUSLIMS, MUSLIMS, EVERYWHERE (in film and TV)

Your representation-starved go-to Muslim rounds up films and shows that make them feel seen.

The Films That Shaped Us: Six coming of age films for the modern teenager

The Rife team comes together to list their favourite coming-of-age films in celebration of the release of We the Animals, ...
Film / Fun Stuff/Lists / / Cohort 9

Hazel Elstone is making the cutest clothes in Bristol

Meet Hazel, a 24-year-old clothing maker originally from Cardiff, who’s delightful image is entwined with the passion for progressive...
Arts/Culture / Fashion / / Lily Konteh

On Being Kind: a quick guide to showing yourself compassion

Simran reflects on some ways she's learned to look after her mental health, and shares them with you

Louder is Not Always Clearer: the untold story of being D/deaf in a hearing world

Jonny Cotsen, D/deaf performer and theatre maker talks to Asmaa on the importance of centring deafness in a hearing...
Arts/Culture / / Asmaa Jama

Unpacking the Beauty Beef: James Charles vs. everyone

Drama in the YouTube beauty community is ever-evolving and so very confusing sometimes.

Barber Shop Chronicles: why the barbershop is sacred space

Masculinity, Mandela and motherland: Ellams' bold play pulls back the curtain on barbershops across the world.

Celebrating Some of my Favourite Women in Anime

Sumaya lists some badass female anime characters and explains why she thinks they’re all absolute Goddesses Anime shaped my...

Watch Incubus: a retro-future comedy short that leaves reality behind

Louis reflects on his time at BFI Film Academy making his first film as part of a crew and bringing...
Bristol / Film / Upskilling / / Louis Joseph

Living in the Age of Anxiety, and the Value of Reconnecting

Josie suggests how we can use our phones more mindfully in a hyper-connected world that's ruining her inner algorithms.

Proud To Be

24% of homeless people identify as LGBTQ+.
Bristol / Film / Social Issues / / Cohort 9