New Pride flag
The Pride Flag has waved its colours through 42 years of struggle. An iconic symbol of hope and equality, it represents the LGBT community and its allies, promoting a dream of acceptance for all. However, recent variants of the Pride flag are fuelling passionate debates among activists. Is a once all-inclusive symbol becoming divisive? By Andrew Cook Flamboyant, dazzling, and vibrant,...
The Covid Lockdown has meant many homeowners spending protracted periods of time at home and wondering how they can make best use of their spaces. With outdoor activity areas closed, many are now looking to use their garage space in fantastically innovative ways - from swimming pools to vlogging studios! By Angus Wright In a time when people are stuck at...
Artificial lawn realistic
Trinity College Dublin has it the news this month after it begun transforming its manicured front lawns on College Green into bee-friendly wildflower meadows after the public voted in favour of it. Garden lawns too need not be grass and many homeowners are now re-thinking their outside spaces. By Phil Taylor When you think of a lawn you immediately think of...
Today August 1st is Yorkshire Day. But there will be no message from President Trump, no parade in New York, and barely a mention in the American press. To celebrate 'God's Own County', we thought we would showcase the incredible contribution Yorkshire has made to America - from Thanksgiving Day, to the discovery of Hawaii and the development of film. Yorkshire's...
Holding hands. Gentle pecks on the cheek. Innocent signals of affection between two people in love. Small acts which many couples take for granted, still possess an inherent danger for many. A recent survey performed by the Fundamental Rights Agency sheds light on why. By Andrew Cook You’re out shopping for the day, holding your partner’s hand. You walk idly down...
The world has seen a new global phenomenon this year - lockdown beards. Millions of men who would normally opt for a clean-shaven look in the office have decided to grow out their beards during lockdown. Will the trend continue when the world returns to work and just how do you grow a beard properly? By Angus Wright In recent years...
Gay Conversion Therapy - Why is this controversial practice still legal in the UK? The controversial therapy for sexuality conversion has a long, dark history filled with homophobia and abuse. To this day it continues to traumatise a new generation of our LGBT community. So why, and how, is the practice still legal? By Andrew Cook Gay Conversion Therapy. The three words...
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the LGBT Community. Events and pride rallies have been cancelled but many of the impacts are felt behind closed doors. How has the lockdown disproportionally affected the LGBT community? By Andrew Cook The Coronavirus is having a devastating effect on all of our communities. Whilst for many lockdown means flared tempers...
Tattoos have become increasingly popular over the last decade, yet a recent survey showed up to 67% of people regretted getting inked. Should advertisers therefore still hold back from using models with visible facial and neck tattoos, especially those aimed at teenagers? By James McKean Fashion comes in cycles and tattoos are no exception. The late-nineteenth century witnessed the birth of ‘fine...
If you’re reading this, you’re probably as familiar with cats as they are with your garden. It’s the same story every time you look out of your window. You want to keep your lawn pristine and safe for your family to play on. So how exactly do you keep cats off your lawn for good? By James McKean With our relationship...