Community News

Youth charity Ditch the Label announces findings of a new report into hate speech targeting those living with HIV and AIDS

Graham Robson December 1, 2021

A new report reviewing 239 thousand online conversations surrounding serophobia – an aversion to, disdain for, or fear of people living with HIV – has today been published by leading youth charity Ditch the Label for World AIDS Day

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Exposed: The Scale of Transphobia Online

Gscene Editorial Team October 25, 2019

Using the largest dataset of its kind. They  uncovered 1.5 million transphobic comments amid the wider conversation around trans people. This report does not make for light reading as it uncovers the shocking and inhumane ways in which transgender people are targeted, harassed, and abused on digital platforms.

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Business News

Lynx partnership with Brighton Pride to benefit Rainbow Fund

Besi Besemar July 31, 2018

Lynx partners with Brighton Pride to launch limited edition Unity Pride body spray. The Rainbow version is available exclusively in Superdrug throughout the summer, following the launch of Lynx Unity earlier this year.

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New campaign to help eliminate HIV

Besi Besemar February 9, 2018

The University of Brighton is working on a national campaign which aims to help eliminate HIV within a generation. In partnership with clinicians and researchers, the campaign’s goal will be to improve the nation’s knowledge and understanding of HIV, and by doing so reduce the stigma associated with the virus.

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Community News

Anti-bullying charity announces survey results

Besi Besemar July 19, 2017

One of largest surveys of bullying in the UK, the Annual Bullying Survey 2017, is published today (July 19) by anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label. The charity surveyed 10,020 young people between the ages of 12 ‚Äď 20, in partnership with schools and colleges across the country with the focus of the 2017 survey being technology and the lives that young people live online.

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General News

Anti-Bullying charity launch new campaign #TalkToYourBoys

Besi Besemar March 26, 2017

International anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label launches new campaign called #TalkToYourBoys. The campaign, aims to encourage young males to discuss their feelings or issues they are experiencing with parents or peers and will highlight how effective communication can be in helping boys navigate issues of bullying, poor self-esteem and mental health issues.

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Community News

Anti-Bullying charity stage fashion show to promote positive body image

Besi Besemar May 14, 2015

ANTI-bullying charity Ditch the Label has teamed up with students from the University of Brighton to hold a fashion show to promote individual style, positive body image and self-confidence on Monday May 18 at Neighbourhood bar. The evening aims to raise money for Ditch the Label whilst also helping the charity’s public awareness campaign to help shape and change societal attitudes surrounding equality and diversity.

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