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Homophobic Discrimination and Bullying in Hong Kong
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Homophobic Discrimination and Bullying in Hong Kong

Guest Blog: @RikGlauret Discrimination and bullying due to sexuality is more of a latent malaise in Hong Kong rather than a full-blown epidemic. Compared to some other areas of Asia attitudes are relatively open. There is no law criminalizing same-sex acts, religious groups mainly keep their conservative attitudes to themselves, and there are only rare … Continue reading

Mental Health: Facing my self-stigma
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Mental Health: Facing my self-stigma

I’ve got something to tell you. My mother has suffered with mental health issues since I was born. I have never known Mum completely free from her bipolar/depression/schizophrenia/psychosis. You see, she has been diagnosed and re-diagnosed more times than I care to remember. We have spent Christmases visiting mental health units and childhoods fighting stigma … Continue reading

Resilient Women and the time Pharrel Williams was unable to take responsibility
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Resilient Women and the time Pharrel Williams was unable to take responsibility

Last week Stylist ran an interview with pop overlord Pharrell Williams. The man responsible for over 40% of the current UK chart hits is notoriously loved by a huge majority of people. But he is also responsible (in part) for that song. Stylist describes itself as a feminist magazine and in the piece said they couldn’t ignore asking him about the … Continue reading