James Greig

Opinion

Sometimes saying sorry is a terrible idea

Is reaching out to apologise unannounced an act of selflessness, or does it often belie a different motive?
James Greig
12 hours ago
Opinion

What are micro-sexualities and why are people arguing about them?

Attacking micro-labels is often part of a "queerness has gone too far" discourse, but there's a rich tradition of rejecting categorisation to remember.
James Greig
a day ago
Opinion

Why are pop music stans so obsessed with metrics?

Pure sales, first week streams, platinum eligibility – stanning is a numbers game.
James Greig
10.7.21
Opinion

The 'highly sensitive person' diagnoses you've started hearing about

Much like empaths, HSPs are supposed to feel emotions far more acutely than others. Is this really accurate?
James Greig
9.20.21
Opinion

Should you be posting your L's online?

We're hooked on publicising our embarrassment on Twitter. For some, this response can begin to feel like a self-fulfilling prophecy.
James Greig
8.13.21
Opinion

Why telling people to 'go to therapy' isn't as enlightened as some think

On Twitter, there's an all too simplistic line being drawn between morality and therapy.
James Greig
8.3.21
Opinion

Unpacking what it means to 'gaslight, gatekeep, girlboss'

What can we learn from these three buzzwords fall from grace?
James Greig
7.12.21
Opinion

Why the rise of the ironic homophobic meme isn't a bad thing

Once taboo language and stereotypes are no longer off-limits.
James Greig
6.28.21
Opinion

What does it really mean to 'hold someone to account'?

From cancel culture to finding an accountability buddy, we attempt to define the internet's most nebulous concept.
James Greig
6.14.21
Opinion

Step aside burnout, it's toxic productivity's time to shine

We unpack the latest byword for extortion under capitalism.
James Greig
5.27.21
Opinion

We might be in a 'sex recession', but not for the reasons you'd think

According to surveys, we're having less sex than our forebears. Are we all less horny, or is there something else at work?
James Greig
5.13.21
Opinion

Why do we love to pathologise normal behaviour online?

By reducing nuances of mental health to sweeping statements, social media might actually be leading to over-diagnosis.
James Greig
4.22.21
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