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Sexism and Skateboarding

Viviana Gomez-Morales is a member of Nefarious; an all-female skate crew based in London, who are defying gender stereotypes I grew up rollerblading and had always wanted to try skateboarding. I remember being 8 years old and begging my mum for a board, but it wasn’t until last year that I decided to buy one

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Ryan James Caruthers: “Not What a ‘Boy’ Should be”

Ryan James Caruthers Challenges Archetypes of Masculinity in New Photo Series ‘Tryouts’ ‘Strong’ and ‘dominant’ are popular adjectives often associated with masculinity. However, our Gender Report found that a significant number of male respondents saw themselves as being somewhere ‘in the middle’ of masculinity and femininity and did not wholly identify with the stereotypes most commonly

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LGBT+ World Voices: What is it Like to be Gay in Kenya Today?

What is it Like to be Gay in Kenya Today? Living in a progressive culture is something that a lot of people take for granted. Whilst there is still a long way to go in the fight for equality in the West, we are still much further ahead than some of our brothers and sisters

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Summer Tour – 2016

Summer Tour 2016 After an explosive tour of the UK’s hottest music festivals and pride events in 2015, we’re back and we’re coming to an event near you. We’ll be bringing our pop-up shop to events across the country this summer, giving you an opportunity to meet some of the team, grab some merchandise and

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Kody Keplinger, Author of The DUFF Interview

As many of you will already know, we recently announced that we were the official UK charity partner for The DUFF movie which is currently playing at major cinemas across the UK. As part of the partnership, we were given an opportunity to interview Kody Keplinger; the author of the original ‘The DUFF’ book. We

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Charlie King: Things Just Get Better

We have the absolute pleasure of announcing that Charlie King, from the ITV2 hit series ‘The Only Way is Essex’ is the latest Ditch the Label ambassador. Charlie will now be working closely with us, helping us to spread our message and cause across the UK. We thought there’d be no better way of starting our

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Latrice Royale: People Are Capable of Changing

You can only imagine how excited we were about interviewing one of the stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 4 – Latrice ‘mother f*cking’ Royale! We spoke to Latrice about Ditch the Label, her childhood, RuPaul’s Drag Race and ways in which she has been discriminated against for in the past. Along with how she has

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