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Friday 4 October, 2013

Column: Silence can be the most damaging sound of all
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Column: Silence can be the most damaging sound of all

Oct 4th 2013, 1:00 PM 51 Views 45 Comments

The condemnation over two major retailers selling ‘mental patient’ costumes is to be welcomed – but it underlines just how much we need to talk openly about mental health, writes Christie Louise Tucker.

Saturday 21 September, 2013

Column: Strong language – can we ever 'reclaim' slurs and terms of abuse?
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Strong language – can we ever 'reclaim' slurs and terms of abuse?

Sep 21st 2013, 7:00 PM 58 Views 40 Comments

After Tottenham fans were cautioned over the use of their traditional ‘yid army’ chant, Christie Louise Tucker writes that we are constantly renegotiating the use of language in our ever-evolving society.

Monday 16 September, 2013

Column: 'It is a crime to be born a woman in India'
# Column
# Column

Column: 'It is a crime to be born a woman in India'

Sep 16th 2013, 7:30 PM 760 Views 62 Comments

Shame is a powerful concept, used to control and modify behaviour the world over – and it has been used to perpetuate gender imbalances in countries like India, writes Christie Louise Tucker.