Ross Boyd

The burnout that comes with activism

Written by Ross Boyd

Ross talks about recognising the effects of burnout on activists from marginalised groups.

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Uncovering my ace identity

Written by Ross Boyd

Ross is among the 1% of the population who identify as asexual meaning they have limited or no sexual attraction.

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Is Ireland’s new Climate Action Bill enough?

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Following the release of the 2021 IPCC report, Ross Boyd asks is Ireland delivering on its climate promises?

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How I’m managing my anxiety about lockdown

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Ross talks about his social anxiety and ways he is managing his anxiety around life after lockdown

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How the pressure on men impacts our mental health

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Ross talks about gender expectations and the impact this has on how he feels about himself and others

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How COVID has changed college life

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COVID has had an impact on all areas of college life - from lectures and grades, to societies and social lives.

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Should the Department of Children and Youth Affairs be abolished?

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Ross talks about why he believes this department should stay and why it's so important for young people

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Why the European Union has so much to offer young people

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Ross talks about the many opportunities young people have while living in Europe and why he is passionate about the EU

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Is climate change your priority in the General Election 2020?

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SpunOut.ie volunteer Ross thinks we need to make sure politicians know it's an important issue and we want to see action taken

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An inspirational conversation with changemakers from southern Africa

Written by Ross Boyd

Ross talked with activists from southern Africa about common issues that affect young people

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Why I lobby MEPs for international development funding

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Ross talks about his recent experience talking to MEPs about signing the ONE Vote pledge

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Why we should all lobby our politicans

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SpunOut.ie volunteer Ross has plenty of experience lobbying politicians and shares some of the benefits of it

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