DPSN Vlog: Space

This month’s DPSN theme is Space, and who better to talk about space than Dr. JJ Eldridge – Astrophysicist and Non-binary person studying exploding binary stars in NZ.

They chat with us about exploding binary start, and exploding the myth of the gender binary. They explore how science, and the study of space, can create more space for gender and sex diversity and fluidity.

I believe in Angels

Every second month Anna shares her musings, personal insights, and observations of our diverse lives. We all have our own individual beliefs, which often vary and can be hugely diverse. Personally, I believe in angels. I note that the dictionary describes angels as ‘one of a class of spiritual beings; a celestial attendant of God.’

Social media vs. social change

Sometimes, we hear a lot of from people bemoaning the destructive impact of social media upon society, culture and, in particular, youth.  We hear about how social media drives us apart, decreases human connection and facilitates online bullying and extremist views. While I wouldn’t say that there isn’t anything negative about social media at all,…