Category: Jacob’s World

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 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…

It’s a rant about schools

For me personally, I couldn’t leave school any faster than I did. While most education establishments in this country are broken in some way BY FAR the worst is our schools, from primary education to senior, schools continue to baffle me as to just…

Mental Health

This week is Mental Health Awareness week and I had actual time on my hands this weekend to sit down and write this blog. I work for YoungMinds, if you’re unsure who they are, they’re a charity fighting for young people’s mental health support,…

Stonewall Youth Awards 2018!

On Friday the 4th of May 2018 (May the Fourth Be With You Bish) I attended the Stonewall Youth Awards after completing the Stonewall Young Campaigners Program! The day was a chance to celebrate the work we’d all done or the therefor lack of…