Bean Urquhart

Social and Creative Editor

Bean Urquhart


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Everything I’ve had to learn and unlearn since coming out as bisexual

My sexuality goes beyond the gender of the person I’m dating

Here’s everything we know about the new series of Drag Race Down Under

Cher is rumoured to make a guest judge appearance

If you miss the Drag Race UK queens already, here’s what they’re up to on TikTok

Ginny Lemon’s TikTok is something else

34 moments that prove Drag Race UK is the best thing to come out of this silly little island

*Google searches* When does season three start?!!!?!!

Drag Race Rich List: Which season two UK queen is making the most on Instagram?

Imagine making nearly £2k for ONE post

Drag Race UK: What did A’Whora say in her bleeped-out stand-up routine?

Come on BBC this isn’t even that bad

‘There might be a UK Hun? EP’: Tayce and A’Whora on their experience doing Drag Race UK

‘Michelle Visage still DMs us on Insta’

‘We’re on the cusp of losing the industry’: UK club owners on the future of clubbing

Many businesses won’t make it to June 21st

Prove yourself to The United Kingdolls and get full marks in this UK Hun? lyrics quiz


Experts warn against people using sugar waxing because of the risks of ‘severe burns’

The at-home waxing alternative is all over TikTok

You defo don’t want to see any H&M, so look at these 31 UK Drag Race memes instead

Bang ba-da bing bang booong

Period pants remain taxed despite government’s claim to remove VAT from menstrual products

Period pants are an environmentally friendly, essential menstrual product, yet they’re still taxed as a luxury item

Nine important lessons It’s A Sin teaches us about the AIDS crisis

Mortgages were denied to people who had taken a HIV test

If you’re still upset about last night’s Drag Race elimination, these 17 memes will make it better

I will never get over Veronica Green’s transformation

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK ages: How old are the season two queens?

How is Veronica Green the oldest ?!!

A McDonald’s employee and university alumni: Meet the queens of RPDR UK season two

I love them all already ❤️

Tens across the board for these 19 reactions to last night’s Drag Race UK episode


Who is Tina Burner? The RPDR season 13 queen who apparently used to date Graham Norton

She’s been doing drag since she was eight years old

Quiz: Which RuPaul’s Drag Race judge is your soul most aligned to?

You say it’s Ru but deep down you want Michelle

What happened between the Haus of Aja and Drag Race’s Kandy Muse?

Dhalia Sinn from season 12 was also a member of the group

Here’s how old all the RuPaul’s Drag Race season 13 queens are

Quelle surprise!! Tina Burner is 39

Here are some of the best sustainable and ethical brands to shop from this Christmas

One of them gives you an adopted sheep with every jumper you buy

Can you guess what year these students are in, based on their super cool clothes?

You need to know your fresher’s flares from your third year’s Dickies

It’s time for influencers to stop posting transformation posts on Instagram

Before and after pics promote the narrative that weight is something to be ashamed of

To celebrate RuPaul’s 60th birthday, here’s a ranking of his 60 greatest moments

You don’t look a day over 59 !

Here’s what the cast of Wild Child have been up to since the film

Alex Pettyfer’s career went downhill from here

Vote: What was the worst beauty trend of the noughties?

Barry M 100 lipstick still haunts me in my dreams

Here are all the ways you can donate to help Lebanon

Over 4,000 people have been injured following the Beirut explosion

I May Destroy You ending explained: What did the three different sequences mean?

Every little detail has an important message

Stealthing, trauma and menstrual blood: Why everyone needs to watch I May Destroy You

It’s like nothing you’ve seen on TV before

You can finally comfortably WFH in the sun with this cardboard box hack

No more glaring screens or overheated laptops

What is Blackout Tuesday and how do I take part?

People are posting black squares on social media with #BlackOutTuesday

Hinge reveals which questions get the most responses

We found out which prompts get the highest number of likes, comments and matches

The top 20 most expensive Airbnbs in the UK that you definitely can’t afford

A week’s holiday in a castle anyone?

The 36 most unforgettable RuPaul’s Drag Race moments of all time ever

This show has given us so much

It’s official: Young people are hit hardest by lockdown

The impacts of the pandemic could affect younger workers’ pay for years

‘Scuse me, why do people keep taking mirrors into their garden to take selfies?

It’s all over Instagram

So it turns out Connell from Normal People’s first big break was in this sausage advert

He looks as stunning as ever

Masks and plastic screens: Some of the changes pubs might introduce to help them reopen

Staff could have to disinfect the tables every 15 mins

‘I’m treated like a money bank’: How lockdown is disadvantaging international students

We spoke to international students about their difficult experiences

This Leeds student tweeted her diss about Louis Theroux to him, and he liked it!

She’s hoping for a DM any minute

Have you written your dissertation in record time or on a weird topic? We want to know

Send! Them! In!

This is how you do the genetics heritage filter on Instagram that everyone’s doing

It’s good, simple fun

Normal People showed how well all TV shows should handle consent

It gives an example of healthy sex that our sex ed classes never did

Meet Paul Mescal, the 24-year-old Trinity College grad starring in BBC’s Normal People

He loooves a Huji filter

This is how much the Too Hot To Handle cast could be making per Instagram post

If you’re low on money and self-esteem, look away now

‘I feel a constant responsibility’: What it’s like being a student carer in lockdown

We spoke to a Cambridge student on how she manages uni work alongside caring for her mum with MS

TikTok users are accusing the company of racial bias after their videos are removed

The videos are being flagged up as ‘violating Community Guidelines’

Work from home burnout: What is it and how to tell you’ve got it

If you’re constantly tired and pissed off this may be you

These 19 crazy production secrets reveal exactly how RuPaul’s Drag Race is filmed

The whole season is filmed in just four weeks

A round up of the best isolation beards and moustaches you’ve grown during lockdown

Lots of lovely tashes

We asked people why they’re still seeing their boyfriends and girlfriends in lockdown

‘I’m not ready for my sex life to drop to zero’

Are you using lockdown to grow a beard or style a new moustache? If so, we want to see

Send us a pic!

Quiz: Match the iconic catchphrase to the Drag Race queen to prove you’re a real fan

Are you loyal to Mother Ru?

Tiger King’s Doc Antle is on TikTok and he hangs out with Logan Paul

This man doesn’t stop

The true story behind the Who Wants to be a Millionaire cheating scandal

It’s so juicy it’s being turned into an ITV drama

Quiz: Which RuPaul’s Drag Race season 12 queen are you?

Stay inside, save lives and take this quiz

I saved £9,000 over five years to go travelling, but have lost thousands due to COVID-19

‘For me, this was a once in a lifetime trip’

Student nurses and doctors explain what it’s like working in the NHS right now

‘As a new nurse, I’m really worried about my own mental health’

Influencer licked public toilet for a TikTok and labelled it the ‘coronavirus challenge’

All in a desperate attempt to go viral

What is social distancing and how do I do it at uni: A guide

It’s time to say no to a few nights out

Phones are ten times more germy than a toilet seat: How to properly clean your phone

Your phone could be carrying coronavirus right now !!!!

All the secrets of filming Love is Blind, according to producers and runners

Jess tried to quit just before her wedding

Quiz: Which Love Is Blind girl are you?

Do you like getting drunk with your dog? Congrats, you’re Jess!

The worst things people have attached to a job application instead of their CV

The horror of it

Casa Amor is designed to only manipulate the girls. It’s cruel and needs to stop

It’s a lads holiday for the boys and days of torment for the girls

The winter Love Island web: How the Islanders knew each other before the show

One of them is Anton’s best mate !!!

Hinge questions: The best profile answers to get the most matches

Online dating is tough you guys

These stories about girls getting the ick are literally giving me the ick

‘He once wore bootleg trousers. I hate bootleg trousers’

Inside the winter Love Islanders’ homes: What do their houses really look like?

Rebecca has a beautiful house to match her beautiful face and her beautiful hair

Ranked: The universities with the most students working as sugar babies

The biggest shock here is that York is number seven

Meet Henry Hill: The vibiest SU presidential candidate running in 2019

He’s got red sliders, a Ralphie cap AND he’s single

Drunk fresher floods Mayflower after passing out and leaving tap on

He’s likely to be charged at least £400 for the damages

There are only four types of girls at Southampton and you’re definitely one of them

If you don’t agree, you’re probs the “Bristol reject” sorry x

Emily Dawes has officially stepped down as Union President

SUSU released a statement on their website this afternoon

While SUSU remain silent about Emily Dawes, they ask students to vote on whether they should start selling meal deals

We may not have a Union president for the rest of the year, but at least we’ll have £3 lunches, right?

Emily Dawes is ‘due back into work’ the day after Remembrance Sunday

That’s this coming Monday

‘It’s okay to be white’ sign found in Hartley Library

Students are speculating whether the sign is linked to Emily Dawes’ war mural tweet

Soton SU Pres says she wants to ‘paint over’ war memorial mural

The mural was painted in 1916 as a memorial to British universities serving in the great war

Southampton Uni launch investigation into professor who compared abortion to necrophilia

Murphy has also been accused of ableist language

‘From Hackney to Oxford’: Soton dropout crowdfunds £30k so he can take up place at Oxford Uni

Roy Celaire has raised over £27k after getting a place at Oxford

I spent two days taking the spiritual psychoactive ‘Ayahuasca’ on a reclusive island

We spoke to someone who travelled thousands of miles to try the psychoactive drug on a secret retreat