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Does The LGBT+ Community Have A Problem With Hierarchy?

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The LGBT+ community is frequently called the ‘gay community’ by much of wider society. This seems exclusive and would be all too easy to write off as a privileged majority playing catch up if the queer community wasn’t also part of the problem. Whilst mentions of gay pride and the … Read More

Why A Papal Visit to North Korea Could Be A Step In A Better Direction For Both Institutions

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In the latest of a series of moves that have seemed to herald a new, more liberal trajectory for North Korea, Dictator Kim Jong-Un has announced that he’s to invite the Pope to visit the mysterious country for the first time in its history. While some have claimed that the … Read More

Both The Conservatives And Labour Are Wrong About Housing

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As it stands, the people of Britain are quite divided. There is, though, one issue that brings them all together – housing. There’s a rare consensus in Britain that cuts across all the political spectrum. We need more houses. This is understandable but wrong. Theresa May was right about one … Read More

No Cake Over Gay Cake: Why The Supreme Court Was Justified

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The Supreme Court last week finally ruled on the controversial ‘Ashers’ case. In doing so they deemed that an evangelical Christian, Northern Irish couple had the right to refuse to bake a cake featuring a pro-gay marriage slogan after a customer requested it. Understandably, this has proved controversial, bringing into … Read More

Racism in the NHS: Good Healthcare for All?

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Despite the lack of research regarding mental health for BAME groups, BAME groups are considered to be at higher risk of developing mental health problems. Black adults were found to have the lowest treatment of mental health of any ethnic group, at 6.2%, compared with 13.3% in the white British … Read More

Fatshaming or life-saving?

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Cancer Research came under fire recently for a controversial campaign advertisement that was intended to increase awareness of obesity as a leading cause of cancer. The ad, which references the fact that obesity is fast becoming known as one of the leading preventable causes of cancer, has been accused by … Read More

Determination or Drivel? Theresa May’s New Suicide Prevention Minister

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Mental health was already on the nation’s mind as we entered Mental Health Day on the 10th of October. From the top Netflix show ‘Thirteen Reasons Why’ to the popular social media group LadBible’s UOKM8? campaign, mental health has never been more publicized than it is today. So, what is our … Read More

Connected While Alone: The Demerits of Social Media

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We are now more connected than ever. We can see what our friends are doing, liking and listening to at the touch of a button. On Snapchat, we can even see exactly where they are. Why then, in an age where we have never been more interconnected, do more and … Read More

#MeToo Finally Comes to India

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Exactly a year ago, when numerous women spoke out about the sexual crimes they faced at the hands of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, no one imagined that it would give rise to a movement which would have such a rippling effect, globally. But finally, a year later the #metoo movement … Read More

The Trump of the Tropics?

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The rise of populism has begun to strain liberal democracy across Western Europe and the United States. Brazil, South America’s largest democratic country, appears, also, to be falling for a populist’s allure. Jair Bolsonaro, a man described as “Trump on steroids”, looks poised to become its next president. Yet, what … Read More