Gender Identity in Ireland Today – U magazine

Gender Identity in Ireland Today – U magazine

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In the current edition of U magazine – which has Amy Schumer on the front, looking very demure – I have piece on gender identity and gender fluidity in modern Ireland. If you’ve been effected by these issues or are interested to know more, the Transgender Equality Network Ireland’s (TENI) website teni.ie is a fantastic resource.

All Joking Aside – U Magazine

All Joking Aside – U Magazine

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Casual sexism is no joke. In this edition of U magazine I look at sexism in Irish workplaces, showing that old attitudes die hard, particularly when it comes to women moving into spaces traditionally seen as ‘male’. For the feature, I spoke to business consultant and entrepreneur Olwen Dawe about her experiences and, crucially, her advice for women caught in this tricky situation. Olwen’s writes a cracking blog on her website olwendawe.com which I heartily recommend.

Read: ‘The Rise of Orthorexia’ in U magazine

Read: ‘The Rise of Orthorexia’ in U magazine

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A healthy lifestyle is something most of us rightly aspire to but sometimes this type of dedication can spiral into obsession, potentially leading to an eating disorder known as ‘orthorexia’. In the latest edition of U magazine, I outline what eating disorders experts have to say about the issue and hear from a young woman who recovered from the condition. If you or someone you know is affected by an eating disorder, Bodywhys, Ireland’s eating disorder association, is a fantastic resource and support. Click here for their website.

Read: ‘The Rise of Irish Revenge Porn’ in U Magazine

Read: ‘The Rise of Irish Revenge Porn’ in U Magazine

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As cyber crime goes, revenge porn has to be among the most malicious and depraved. For this piece I spoke with people who have experienced revenge porn and those who are experts in tackling it. For anyone concerned about intimate material of theirs being distributed online, please know there are people who can help and that laws are being updated to address the problem. More info here.