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Virginity as a social construct- why is it taboo and how can we destigmatise it?

 “I don’t think I stopped to consider if I actually wanted to do it or not.” Sex is everywhere, undeniably. From casual innuendos to integral plot lines, it surrounds us both in the media and in person. I’m not going to sit here and say that I think sex should be talked about less; the …

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What is galentines and how can you celebrate it?

For all those in sticky situationships, happy (or not so) singletons, or anyone that really values their platonic soulmates, Galentines is probably the one for you. Happening before Valentines’, 13th February is traditionally a day to celebrate your female friendships- the word is a blend of ‘gal’ and ‘valentines’. But now it has naturally expanded …

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Who let the dogs out! Wellbeing day at the uni

“We will visit anywhere; we will go wherever anyone needs us.” Wednesday 30th November was Wellbeing Day for the University of Essex when the VTeam invited students to take a moment out of their day to practice self-care. The day began with coffee in the Greenhouse Café, then the afternoon was filled with activities from …

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