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25th November 2022 | By Elena John

More must be done to eliminate racism in football, say campaigner

A former professional football player says more action must be taken on racism and mental health in football.  With the FIFA World Cup taking place...

25th November 2022 | By Elena John

‘Disabled people are dying because of austerity’: stark message at opening of People’s History Museum exhibition

Austerity measures are putting the lives of disabled people at risk. That is the message surrounding Nothing About Us Without Us, an exhibition at the...

24th November 2022 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

‘We’re trying to push to celebrate leaders, doctors, nurses and Muslims in other sectors’, says Nahid on #IAM2022

November marks Islamophobia Awareness Month (IAM2022) and this year’s focus is #TacklingDenial. Now in its 10th year, the campaign urges everyone to not only tackle...

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9th November 2022 | By Chloe Graber

Black creatives soirée at central library part of Black History Month is huge success

A new organisation aiming to change the way black people are perceived is celebrating after its first event promoting black creativity was a sell-out. More...

26th October 2022 | By Chloe Graber

Salford University’s fashion designer invites us to tell the truth about infidelity

Beth Moorman wants to open discussion about adultery and demands cheaters to tell the truth Womenswear collection includes fabrics produced from textile scraps Suit from...

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12th September 2022 | By nq_admin

Gen(ital)der reveal parties are now the latest for prospective parents

The term gender reveal is a misnomer. The 12-week scan, completed as a prerequisite to the celebration, in fact infers the foetal sex- of a baby,...

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31st August 2022 | By Megan Bennett

Gender fluidity within clothing: has fashion always been gender binary?

In contemporary Western society, gender binaries are deeply ingrained in our understandings of cultural norms as demonstrated through gendered clothing: skirts as feminine, suits as...

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8th August 2022 | By Alex Bradley

Climate activism and local politics in Manchester: a relationship working towards environmental justice

Manchester is one of the cities in the UK that is leading the fight against climate change. The Labour-led council has introduced a wave of policies...

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26th July 2022 | By Renae Dacosta

The invisibility of the adultification bias: why are black girls hidden in the real world?

When you think about black girls, what comes to mind? What is it about black girls that allows them to be overlooked and discriminated? Why...

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20th July 2022 | By Phoebe Rawding

Is sustainability the future of the fast fashion industry?

(Header image courtesy of S4S Project)   Sustainability has become a buzzword in fashion over the past couple of years with it dominating social media platforms...