Category: Blog

Queer Culture is back!

Queer Culture is a podcast I started way back in 2017 (at least, in planning) originally called ‘Gay Culture’ the show was named after the Gay Culture is meme… which according to Know Your Meme “refers to a series of humorous and thoughtful definitions…

THAT THING AUTISM

Surprise! or not… I genuinely can’t remember who I have/haven’t told about this. Yes, I have Autism (the HIGH FUNCTIONING version, also known as ‘it’s a nightmare to exist because you come across more neurotypical than you’d like making you question whether you’re just plain weird’ – it’s all fun)

Hiatus…

I have a really exciting job this summer, still in shock that I got it, by simply taking this role I’ll be actively teaching a lot of young people that non-binary people exist, by just, existing. This does mean stepping down from a lot…

Jacob’s Staff Story

This summer I’ve been lucky enough to be doing some work with NCS (National Citizen Service) who are a personal development programme for young people in the UK aged between 15-17. Even though I did the programme myself 2-3 years ago, it was still…

NerdCubed, The Ally We All Need

Remember a time when YouTube paid its creators an actual decent amount of money for their work? Remember watching a load of YouTubers, being influenced, inspired and mesmerised by them? As my generation grows up a lot of us lose that need to consume content…

Mental Health in Radio

Wanting to work in Radio feels like waiting in line for a rollercoaster you’ll get 3 minutes on after queuing for 4.5 hours. It seems like once you get one break it snowballs from there, my friend Tim is a great example of this…

Welcome to Earth, 4.543by

Some people think the earth is only 2018 years old. But that’s what happens when Christianity is taken as fact. The year is in fact 4 billion 5 hundred and 43 years old (best estimate) and I want to welcome you to this wise…

I came out at 27, Sam’s Story

Sam tells us about the thoughts, feelings and process that lead to him coming out at 27 years old in this straight from the heart blog for #YouAreYou

I went to RADIO 1!

The title should really read ‘I was unbelievably close to Radio 1’ but details, details… I WAS AT RADIO 1 YESTERDAY! I somehow managed to get a place for the #R1WeekendsStartEarly Q&A featuring Scott Mills, Matt Edmondson, Mollie King, Dev, Alice Levine & Maya Jama….

You Are You: Your Space Initiative

It’s being widely reported on LGBT+ News sites this week that young people as young as 13 are using Grindr to find others like them instead of using the app is intended (for hookups) This echoes something I’ve always felt, our LGBT Youth NEED…