Sexuality

13 Tips for Coming Out as Bisexual

The things you need to know when coming out Are you ready to come out as bisexual? We know you’ve probably spent countless hours wondering if bisexuality best describes you– so let us be the first ones to congratulate you! This identity is so powerful. You’re ready to be open and honest about something you

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What To Do When Your Naked Selfie Leaks

Many of us will have sent a not so PG photo, whether it be to your boyfriend, girlfriend or just someone you’ve been chatting to online. In fact, 4 in 10 of us admit to sending a naked photo of ourselves at least once, so it’s actually pretty common. Revenge porn is a form of

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8 Things to Know About Questioning Your Sexuality

Are you questioning your sexuality? Am I gay? Am I straight? What am I? It’s completely normal to question your sexuality, regardless of gender, life experiences or however you see your masculinity or femininity. We’re desperate to attach labels on everything and everyone but working out what you do and don’t like sexually and doesn’t

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Good Fellas: Gareth Thomas

It’s LGBT+ History Month! To celebrate, here’s something we wrote about the amazing LGBT+ role model for young men everywhere: rugby star Gareth Thomas. We’ve already covered how much of a hero Gareth is before, but we decided now would be a better time than ever to introduce this man to you and explain exactly

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10 Things You Need to Know About Asexuality

Hi all! I’m Yasmin Benoit, a British fashion model and asexuality activist. I’ve known that I was aromantic-asexual from a young age, but didn’t come out publicly until 2017, when I decided to use my platform to raise awareness and dispel misconceptions about asexuality. It’s LGBT History Month, and I’ve comprised a list about 10

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Thinking of Coming Out to Your Homophobic Parents…?

So you’ve read a few blogs or articles, maybe watched some stuff on YouTube… generally done some research on how to come out to your parents. Some have been helpful, some are downright patronizing. But all of them leave you thinking “that’s all very well and good but you don’t know MY mum or dad…”

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7 Things We Can All Learn From Sex Education Season 2

It’s finally here! It’s been 12 long months since Otis, Maeve and Eric last graced our screens, and we have been missing it like mad here in the Ditch the Label offices. In case you haven’t seen it, the Netflix series is a tour de force in everything sexy and awkward about teenage life, and

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6 Inspirational Guys on Instagram You Should Follow Right Now

Happy International Men’s Day! This is a pretty important day for everyone everywhere to talk openly about the issues that face young men today. It can get a pretty bad rep, but at Ditch the Label, we love guys and we love International Men’s Day! So we thought we would celebrate it by bringing you

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“You Can Be My Gay Best Friend” And Other Stuff People Shouldn’t Say Anymore

It’s 2019. We all know that being an ally is the only place to be for communities that are marginalised. But, being an ally is so much more than wearing a rainbow sequin skirt at Pride, or taking your mate to their first gay bar. Yeah, that’s still pretty good, and probably a whole lot

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‘You Have to Love Yourself’: How to Date With a Chronic Illness by Billie Anderson

Dating or starting a new relationship is scary enough as it is, so throwing a chronic illness or disability in there can make the process of finding your lobster evermore challenging.  I’ve been on Tinder. I’ve had one-night stands. I’ve dated people casually and I’ve been in long term relationships. All of these experiences have

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