I am often a shy person and I can get quite anxious. I have a learning disability, and I have autism. Part of my autism makes it hard to speak to others I don’t know and I am wary of people because I don’t trust them. I worry that they will lose their temper with […]
We spent six weeks in the summer of 2012 meeting and discussing gang culture with a number of gang members. We wanted to know what they were scared of and what kept them awake at night… actually ending up in hospital or prison didn’t even figure! Based on real life experiences of young men living […]
The time had come. Hundreds of eyes were on me, and I was so nervous my mind went blank. All those hours of rehearsal, and yet the words just weren’t coming out. My heart was pounding, but I had to get a grip. I had an audience waiting for the performance they’d paid for. I […]
When we’re faced with an ethical conundrum, how do we know what is right and what is wrong? For example, if you know that Primark clothing comes from what many think is modern day slave labour, at what point does our internal ‘moral compass’ click into gear and we choose not to shop there? The […]
Being Silent 2, the second of two supplements tackling suicide in young men in the UK – as featured in Exposure 115
It was a hot summer’s day. You could tell because of the temperature on the bus. No matter how many windows were opened, the intense heat remained. I started to wheeze, and at first I ignored it, but my condition deteriorated fast. It got to the point where I couldn’t breathe properly. I felt like […]
Talia Samuels takes a look at the spying scandal that exposed the government.
I’ve heard people say that the teenage years are the best of your life. Living through it can feel like the complete opposite. In my personal experience, turning from a child to a young adult was like entering a warzone. Not only did I have to learn how to combat problems, where previously my parents […]
Maksymilian Bolejko reports on how past election results are inspiring young people to get...
Joe Marshall goes through the keyhole
Wesley Emmott reports on a protest in Trafalgar Square against the chemical attacks
Joe Marshall checks into the Chateau Marmont for a multimedia experience
Charlotte Woermann explores the importance of the phenomenal teen drama for today’s youth
Daria Belau discusses how languages influence the way we relate to others
Alternative abilities ambassador Chris Cooper looks into disability charity’s employability project
Charlotte Woermann reports on outrageous story behind viral tweet