Dating & The Annoying Sh*t That Guys Do.

‘Honesty is the best policy.’ That’s one of the many gems of wisdom my gran imparted, along with ‘Watch Absolutely Fabulous when you’re sad’ and ‘It’s shoes or go barefoot, never wear espadrilles.’ The first is a bit of a blanket statement, but depending on the situation, it can make sense. The other two? Well, they’re rules I follow with…

The Curse of Sex on the First Date.

For gay men, dating can be a tricky thing. Generally speaking, the guy you want to stick around never does, and the ones you don’t want to see again spend the next four months trying to shoehorn their way back into your life. First dates are even trickier still: drawn-out silences, waiting for his first genuine smile… and of course…

Why We Need LGBT + Inclusive Sex Education in Schools

‘Who can tell me what these are?’ Our teacher held a box out in front of the us, shaking it vigorously. ‘Anyone?’  He left the question open to the class, his words hanging in the air lifelessly. We all knew what he was holding, it was a box of condoms, yet we sat anxiously clutching our desks. A minute later…

Single as F*ck.

As a child, I never pictured the adult me saving lives or battling it out in courtrooms as a hotshot lawyer; nor did I didn’t imagine myself venturing to other planets and having a good ole time – at least not alone. Instead when I pictured myself doing, well, anything it was always with someone else; there was always someone…