Can We Give Free Bleeding a Rest?

Bridget Hamilton | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Bridget Hamilton

The reason menstruation is the word on everybody's lips is not as simple as whether or not you would be willing to part with your towels, tampons or menstrual cups. It's about reducing the financial burden on low-income families through outdated taxes.

Is It Still Taboo or Can I Talk About It?

Clare Coyle | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Parents
Clare Coyle

I have blamed myself for not being 'healthy enough', for not losing enough weight before I became pregnant, for lifting heavy items, for having a glass of wine (before I found out). The list is endless.

This Male Incontinence Advert Is So Funny You'll Wet Your Pants

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Urinary incontinence affects millions of men in the UK, but chances are you've never met a single man who'll admit to it. A new advertising campai...

Do You Find The Thought Of Elderly People Having Sex Gross?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

This week the first major study of sexual health in the 'over 70s' found that our elderly counterparts are still very much enjoying an active sex life...

Diagnosis: Infertility

Jane Newman | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Newman

More needs to be done to educate people in fertility matters. By this I mean that when trying for a baby it is not as simple as making the decision, doing the deed, and nine months later your baby arrives.

Students Suffering From Mental Illness Face Crippling Stigma

The Huffington Post | Tasha Kleeman | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Despite students’ vulnerability to mental health problems, at universities and colleges, mental illness remains a taboo. For many students, the ...

The Worst Place In The World To Be A Twin

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK

Taboos in Madagascar's rural tribes are part of the fabric of society, ranging from the mundane, like not planting rice on a Thursday, to the practica...

Young Death, How Do We Comfort?

Miranda Wilson | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Miranda Wilson

It's a tough one to embrace. I can hear my upbringing saying, "Surely letting go of the pain is a betrayal to their memory." But is it? Perhaps the bigger betrayal is to hold onto the pain and allow it to define us. To hold onto the belief that somehow their death was wrong.

Relationships and Men With Daddy Issues

Martyn Stewart | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Stewart

Maybe your dad was just cr*p. Did he leave your mum for another woman? Damage her so badly with the open nature of his extenuating sexual exploits or controlling dominance that neither you nor her ever recovered? Most Dads just don't know how to be a Dad.

Is Work-Related Stress Still a Taboo?

Shumailla Dar | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK
Shumailla Dar

Jonathon Trott's decision to leave the Ashes this week due to stress-related illness has come as a shock to many England fans, shrouded in an air of weakness as some commentators have suggested... But is it really the sign of a lesser human being to admit defeat at the hands of pressured working conditions?

REVIEW: Philippe Shangti 'From Saint Tropez to London'

Kate Lawson | Posted 20.01.2013 | Home
Kate Lawson

Shangti's work aims to be erotic, but in handing it ('it' meaning sex) to us all on a visual plate, it loses a lot of the evocative and daring side of presenting the sexualised female form on camera.

Who Is Will Suing For 'Costing Him $3m'?

WENN | Posted 27.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Black Eyed Peas stars, Taboo and have filed suit against their former financial advisor, accusing him of costing them over $3 mill...

Is 'Vagina' Still A Taboo Word? Carefree Ad Breaks New Ground (And Earns Complaints)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK

A pantyliner advert which features a naked woman taking about “vaginal discharge” is attracting complaints after having been on air for less than ...

FIRST LOOK: Cheryl's Screen Strop

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Cheryl Cole may not be on The X Factor anymore but she's still spatting with her fellow judges on reality shows. In a new clip from the forthcoming...

Lako Bukia | London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Show Review

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Style
Akeela Bhattay

Ever since I first discovered Lako Bukia's collection on the catwalk, two seasons ago, I have been a keen follower of her work and have tremendously enjoyed the presentations of her distinct designs. So, I was very eager to see the unveiling of her Autumn/Winter 2012 collection at London Fashion Week.

Nazi Drinking Games and the Insatiable Thirst for Taboo Breaking

Tom J Wilson | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Politics
Tom J Wilson

It sounds surreal to say it but Nazi themed drinking games seem to have been getting a lot of press coverage of late. First there was the news of how ...

Female Masturbation: The Final Taboo?

Ashley Fryer | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ashley Fryer

First of all, let me express my distaste at having to refer to masturbation as 'female masturbation'. It suggests from the offset that masturbation is...