Tag: lust

TV

Altered States: Love without Limits

Louis Theroux describes polyamory as ‘the practice of pursuing multiple romantic relationships with the consent of all those involved.’ Also known as ethical non-monogamy, polyamory is a relationship lifestyle that seems to be on the rise. Even here at UEA, I know a number of people involving themselves in the polyamorous world or even what…

Creative Writing

Acceptance

I stand on a tear stained street Caught inside an endless commute. I pour my fingers into the eyes of strangers In search of you. Off beat, intrinsic jazz shakes my body Our hands make love Ejected, rejected Thoughts exit my mind. I am in a muddling mind maze, These thoughts were only ever meant…

Film

Lust, Actually

It’s that time of year again, when the films on TV change from reruns of Bridget Jones to holiday classics… including Bridget Jones. Of course, the holiday classic that gets us Brits the most excited is the star-studded Love, Actually. Now, before I begin going in on one of this country’s most loved Christmas film,…

Sex survey 2018

Students schooled in consent

Figures from the National Union of Students (NUS) show that one in seven women will experience  a serious sexual assault during their degree. The figure for transgender students is much higher, with 1 in 4 saying they had experienced sexual abuse. However, the concept of consent classes has riled critics over the last few years….

Sex survey 2018

Interview with a cheat

His answer is “Yes.” It is not a word heavy with apology, but a simple and flippant admission. He cheated on someone he loved and wanted to be with forever because he could. Now, onto the next question. Defined by a cheat, cheating is the “moment you choose to completely ignore your feelings for the…