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7 Facts About Cyberbullying

What We Do Every year, Ditch the Label carry out extensive research into cyberbullying. We delve into the reasons why people cyberbully, the different types of cyberbullying, and the long terms effects that it has on people’s emotional well-being. Cyberbullying continues to be one of the biggest challenges facing young people online. It’s eye-opening stuff

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Bigorexia: The Disorder that Nobody is Talking About

Bigorexia, AKA: Muscle Dysmorphia or more broadly, Body Dysmorphia, is a condition where a person becomes fixated on a particular part of themselves that they dislike and want to change. In the case of Bigorexia, this would be the will to become bigger and more muscular. More often than not, people associate body image issues

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IWD 2018: 10 Badass Women who Deserve a Shoutout this International Women’s Day…

It’s International Women’s Day and we’re really excited to celebrate the achievements of women the world over. Sexism is an ongoing battle that we’re proud to be fighting against alongside other amazing organisations and individuals who are collectively giving the 🖕🏽 to gender stereotypes. Women have been making history throughout history, it’s about time we all

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What Guys Really Think about ‘Lad Culture’

Ditch the Label got a bunch of lads together to tell us what they really thought about ‘lad culture’… We’ve all been on the receiving end of some laddish banter and most likely we’ve probably dished out our fair share of it, too. Every guy who ever lived has probably been told to “man up”

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5 Things You Need To Know About Slut Shaming

5 things you need to know about slut shaming Slut shaming can be defined as making a female-identified individual feel guilt, shame or inferiority for her real or perceived sexual behaviour or appearance. It’s by no means a new phenomenon – it has been happening for centuries and continues to happen on a daily basis,

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapist Katie d’Ath on the 7 Things You Should Know About OCD

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist Katie d’Ath lists 7 things you need to know about OCD 1. OCD does not discriminate. Anyone can develop OCD. It doesn’t matter if you’re young or old, fat or thin, black or white, gay or straight, rich or poor: It’s not something you’ve chosen, it’s simply very bad luck. What’s more,

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“You Can’t Sit With Us” – What to do When You’re Feeling Left Out

There is nothing worse than that sinking feeling that comes with finding out you haven’t been invited to that party…😐 Being left out always sucks however it happens and with the evolution of social media and technology, there even more suckier and more public ways for it to happen then ever. Being excluded comes with

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“We are not unicorns, we are real!” – Wegan told DTL everything there is to know about femme visibility

Ditch the Label had a chance to have a chat with Whitney and Megan, or as you may know them ‘Wegan’, about the importance of femme visibility and why it is a subject that really matters. DTL: Firstly, would you be able to tell us a bit about yourselves for those who don’t know you

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10 Things You Need to Know About Your Mental Health at Uni – as Advised by Student Minds

University is so often talked about as being the best years of your life, a place where you will make lifelong friends, get involved with many societies and gain independence. However, this is a large leap in a person’s life and it can bring with it a number of difficulties. Students are warned about the

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Harnaam Kaur Talks to DTL About Life as a Beautiful Bearded Lady…

Meet Harnaam Kaur AKA The Bearded Dame – Ditch the Label had the pleasure of chatting with Harnaam who talks about what its been like for her growing up with a beard. Read on to find out about Harnaam’s battle against bullying, prejudice and negativity towards her appearance and how despite the hard times, she’s embraced

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