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Emma McGann Blogs About How to Overcome the ‘Social Hierarchy’ at School…

We’ve all had ‘that one friend’ who believes themselves to be higher up the social hierarchy than the rest of the kids at school… Singer-Songwriter Emma McGann, wrote a guest blog for Ditch the Label on how to challenge the label of ‘Queen Bee’… Here’s what Emma had to say: I was different from a

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“I Have An Amazing Family and Also Great Friends Who Love Me For All That I am, Including Gay”: YouTuber Shannon Beveridge

We interviewed YouTuber Shannon Beveridge DtL: Hi Shannon! Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Shannon: I can definitely try! My names Shannon Beveridge, originally from Dallas, TX currently trying to survive in the big/beautiful city of Los Angeles. I’m a full time “YoutTuber” and coffee enthusiast. DtL: Have you ever experienced bullying?

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‘A lot of Our Songs are About Being Your own Bully and Finding Ways to Overcome That’: We Interviewed Alicia Bognanno, Frontwoman and Guitarist of Indie Rock Band Bully

We talked bullying, music and gender stereotypes with Alicia Bognanno, the frontwoman and guitarist of indie rock band Bully Bully are a band that have quickly developed a reputation for their ferocious live shows (the Nashville Scene named Bully the top local band in its 2014 Best of Nashville issue). Their debut album ‘Feels Like’ is

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Can We Guess Your Sexuality? [Quiz]

Take our Sexuality Quiz Are you confused by your sexuality? Or just looking for some way to guess what it is? You’ll be amazed by this. Answer 11 short, simple questions in our sexuality quiz to see if we can figure out where you are on the sexuality spectrum. So, how’d you get on? There’s

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10 Ways to be an LGBT+ Ally

Today is all about getting rid of prejudice and spreading the love for everyone! So, we thought we would celebrate by giving everyone a bit of a guide on how to an ally to the community! According to Ditch the Label research, only 43% of young people identify as ‘traditionally straight’ and 76% of people

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5 Tips on How Not to Deal With Defeat

No one likes to lose. From screaming and stamping your feet when you are little kid to maybe getting a little bit too upset and the games controller magically somehow flying across the room by itself, losing can really bring out a weird and quite angry side of most of us. Plus, we can’t even

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Am I Bisexual? [Quiz]

So you think you might be bisexual? Or maybe you are just here for fun. Either way, questioning your sexuality is a completely normal thing to do and a lot of us do it. In fact, our research shows that over 50% of us don’t identify as fully heterosexual. And our research shows that most

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7 Tips on How To Be A Trans Ally

A trans ally is someone who is cisgender but fights alongside the trans community to tackle prejudice and promote equality. Here at Ditch the Label, we definitely think this day is a pretty important one, as loads of people all over the world still get targeted daily for being gay, bi and trans. We want

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What Does it Mean to be Non-Binary?

Being non-binary, unfortunately, is still something that sometimes needs to be explained to some people. However, that does not mean that it is wrong to be non-binary, and the more we have open discussions with non-binary people, the less this will have to happen.  So, we have put together a quick guide to what it

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10 Things You Should Never Say to a Bisexual Person

We’re sure you’ve heard all of these sayings over and over again, these stereotypes and assumptions are annoying and harmful. Hearing these over and over can be really damaging to someone’s self-worth and self-esteem. So please remove them from your vocabulary. So here’s the 10 things you should never say to a bisexual person. 1.

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