The history of social movements teaches us that sidelining the most vulnerable constituencies and failing to listen to the voices of diverse survivors impoverishes everyone that it claims to speak for
When I recently told a colleague that I want the UK to leave the EU, she expressed considerable dismay that someone of my background - mixed-race, working class, comprehensive education - was lining up with far-right racists. Such a misguided view of the people who support Brexit does a disservice to the millions of Britons up and down the UK, who are now in a majority that understands why it is morally, politically and economically essential for Britain to leave the EU.
There was a picture in my local paper this week of four jubilant women from North Devon Against Domestic Abuse celebrating
You may think a leading bank with an extensive global presence and a shelter for homeless and vulnerable people in South
In the light of the recent terror attacks in Paris, it might not seem the best time for this blog about the positive nature of faith; I did pen in before the most recent incidents. However, on the other hand maybe this is just the right time to put out this opinion, to exercise freedom of expression, in favour of faith. No one should be cowed into a corner at a time like this unable to express thought and opinion.
Not that long ago, I walked away from Labour for the second time. I was in despair at their brazen rejection of the ideals
"Hibito: an Egyptian ode to the Mojito. Hibiscus Sharbat, mint, lime and soda water." Many cling to the idea of a fixed identity
Are you one of us? There's millions of us out there. That's a question (and an answer) posed by a group of rape survivors in our recent video for the Clear Lines Festival, the UK's first-ever festival dedicated to talking about sexual assault and consent through the arts and discussion.
Prior to the launch of the general election campaign I accepted some advice, albeit with much scepticism I rejoined the Labour
We've had war-mongering Blair, pro banker Brown and fair but bland Miliband, Labour members deserve better. We need a party to be proud of. Jeremy is popular and will gain votes. As leader he'd re-claim our roots and rekindle Socialist values; values that are as important today, with inequality endemic, as they ever have been.