Tag: Truth

Sex Survey 2019

Alcohol and sex – the sobering truth

Dutch courage, going out for a drink, and meeting up in a club are terms used when discussing dating and sex at uni. But they all have one thing in common: alcohol. Sex and dating in the 21st  century seems to revolve around having a drink. This can vary from having a cheeky pint on…

Film

Carol: the queer gaze on screen

‘Have you ever been in love with a boy?’ ‘No.’ ‘But you’ve heard of it.’ ‘Of course. I mean, have I heard of people like that? Sure.’ This is the conversation that Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) has with her partner Richard (Jake Lacy) in the 2015 film Carol, indicating that the focus of her romantic…

Travel

The truth about tourism in Venice

Throughout the eighteenth century the ‘grand tour’ saw many young, wealthy aristocrats travel to historic European cities for cultural enlightenment; one of the most popular destinations was the floating city of Venice. Millions of tourists have since travelled to this beautiful metropolis famed for its elegant decay. The Venetian economy has consequently become heavily reliant…

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