Weird Science

Late last year I was asked to take part in an interview and Q&A after a screening of the classic 80s film Weird Science as part of the CineSci6 series of films – where classic sci-fi films are screened and a discussion follows. It’s a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon: watch a classic[…]

Porn and Young People

Porn has never been more available than it is now. Young people can access porn on their phones, in magazines, on the internet and on the TV. Young people either watch porn willingly to explore and learn about sex and sexuality (rightly or wrongly), or are curious occasional consumers, or are exposed to it without[…]

Weird Science Q&A

On Sunday 11th December I’ll be taking part in an interview and Q&A after a screening of the film ‘Weird Science’ (showing at 2.30pm). It’s at the Clapham Picture House and it’s part of the CineSci series, you can read more about this here It’s a story about two adolescent young men who use their[…]

HIV Factsheet

Dear Colleague It’s World Aids Day on Thursday. Below is a free factsheet, and images to use as a slideshow, from me. Feel free to print out and photocopy. Please do not put this on your own website though. It’s based on my piece at which you can see here Whilst you’re here, why[…]

Body Image Stickers

In a young person’s clinic I work at, we have lots of magazines in the waiting area for clients to read while they are waiting to see us. Young people like reading them but I always have concerns about the seemingly perfect images of people/models/actors etc that they contain. I think that we don’t give[…]