Model Cameron Russel just recently created a Ted talk, where what she explained was pretty predictable compared to the way
An artist is celebrating redheads in a project entitled “I Collect Gingers”. Anthea Pokroy photographed 500 men, women and
Within British media and the Westminster Village, the recent release of the latest census data has sparked considerable debate. Much of this has focused on the extent to which some areas of London have experienced 'white flight', or whether we should be anxious about the fact that less than 8% of the population do not use English as their main language.
Although I am still young myself, there are a number of phrases used by my peers which really grate on me. 'Totes', 'reem' (basically anything from The Only Way is Essex) and student motto 'YOLO' are probably my top three. But there's one phrase that really is like a red rag to a bull. "That's SO gay".
The history of humanity is a history of conflict. For all of recorded history, tribe has fought tribe, kingdom has fought kingdom, empire has fought empire.
The existence of an African-American president beginning a second term should surely contribute to the decline in racial essentialism. And a first female president, whenever she finally arrives, will no doubt do the same for gender essentialism.
For many families in that 15%, Child Benefit represents the last visible, tangible thing they receive from the state. If they do not send their children to state school, if they use private healthcare, if they pay for their lawyers, drive a car, own their property, and have never claimed welfare, then this may be the only state benefit they have ever received. And put in these terms, they may well feel entitled to it. Of course, it can be argued that they are privileged not to have to rely on state infrastructure not to have to sit on NHS waiting lists or suffer a post-code lottery education.
There are so many ways to address the issue of stigma, and those of us working in the addictions require a keen grasp of
Startling new psychological research challenges previous thinking that hair colour is merely about personal preference.
Some of the ways the obese are treated are nothing short of abuse, with bigoted, narrow minded views reminiscent of those that used to be reserved for the homosexual community. Unfortunately, it is not even possible for the obese to hide who they are from the asinine intolerance.