“Our society often only acknowledges first place, as if everyone else doesn’t matter. As if only first place exists, and second place is meaningless. But even though second place lost to first place, second place also beat third place. So everyone is actually a winner. That’s why I think a true winner is someone who is working hard at the things they want to do and attempting to reach a certain state on the inside. I feel like that kind of person is a winner,”
Useful things for young people aged 14 and over
PAPYRUS has launched Sinking Feeling – a new animation created in collaboration with the BAFTA Award-winning animation studio, Blue Zoo.
Sinking Feeling tackles the heart-breaking reality that many children and young people are suffering in silence without the vital help and support they need, according to PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide.
A practical resource for teachers to empower young people to:
Recognise examples of extremist behaviour and content online
Understand actions which could be identified as criminal activity
Explore techniques used for persuasion and build resilience through critical thinking
Access support from trusted individuals and organisations
Social media users have shared an image of three women wearing burkas and walking in chains behind a man, claiming that it shows Afghanistan in 2021. The image has been digitally altered and no chains are visible in the original photograph, which was taken in 2003.
The cis-normative stranglehold on video games has started to weaken with the inclusion of gay, bisexual, intersex and asexual characters in key roles in the medium's biggest franchises. Here's 10 games that are allowing players to experience the diversity of the world as it is.
Video showing the dangers of sharing personal images online.