‘How to Have Sex’ – an exploration of consent

TW: Discussions of sex, consent and sexual assault Today we’re talking about the BAFTA nominated How to Have Sex, (Certificate 15) written and directed by Molly Manning Walker. Based on some of Molly’s own lived experiences, How to Have Sex cleverly intertwines the themes of coming of age, consent, peer pressure and nostalgia.  The story […]

Youth sex offences rise: porn and explicit image sharing

Trigger Warning: Discussions of sexual violence and pornography At LMK, we are concerned but not surprised by the latest National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) report which highlights a notable increase in sexual offences committed by children in England and Wales, with the sharing of explicit and intimate images by young people identified as a contributing […]

Spotlight on LMK in DIVA magazine

In an exclusive feature in DIVA magazine, Meet LMK: the charity stopping cycles of domestic abuse, LMK Leader Anna talks to DIVA journalist, Ella. Openly sharing her own personal journey and discussing her role as an LMK workshop leader, Anna explores the importance of teaching young people how to spot unhealthy relationships and the urgency […]

LMK awarded National Lottery funding for Inclusive Workshops

We are thrilled to have been awarded ‘Awards For All’ funding from The National Lottery Community Fund to support our Inclusive Workshops over the next two years.  As we welcome in 2024, we are excited to announce we have received an Awards for All grant of £19,611 from The National Lottery Community Fund, to deliver […]

Consent: Your questions answered

We know that young people have a lot of questions on consent that they might not feel comfortable asking in school. So we asked you to send us your questions and we put these to a few of our LMK leaders – Ameliah, Nick and Rebecca. In some of these answers we talk about the […]

Consent: rape culture bred at school

(reading time is about 8 minutes) Katie, aged 18, writes about the C4 drama ‘Consent’ (which first aired in February and is available on 4 On Demand) reflecting on how key moments relate to LMK’s 10 unhealthy relationship signs, C4 describe ‘Consent’ as a ‘bold drama set in an elite school where the lines of […]

Blogging for LMK

Do you have something to say? We want to share your experiences and views!  Diverse experiences and viewpoints can help add depth to the issues we talk about at LMK, bringing unique insights, developing our understanding and challenging taboos. These guidelines explain what we’re looking for from blogs and how to pitch an idea to […]