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#taboo

# taboo - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'Umbrella shafts, bamboo and bicycle spokes': The illegal abortions killing Myanmar's women

Contraception is available in the country, but few women know how to use it and many young people are too ashamed to buy it.

# taboo - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Exiled Pakistani political chief faces investigation over alleged sex talk

Altaf Hussain was filmed allegedly talking to male and female troops about sex.

# taboo - Saturday 12 September, 2015

If I'm in lingering pain, I should have the choice to end my life

We should put the topic of Euthanasia on the table for a national debate towards legalising it here in Ireland, writes Aaron McKenna.

# taboo - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

'No one wants to talk about their bowel movements, but some people are suffering'

Alison Kelly has been living with Crohn’s Disease for nine years and says it’s time people started talking about their toilet habits.

# taboo - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From The42 In North Korea, enjoying football is 'taboo' Different Culture

In North Korea, enjoying football is 'taboo'

The country’s public relations officer has revealed the squad’s overpowering sense of duty to their people is greater than any pleasure derived from playing the game.

# taboo - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Opinion: My son is a little boy who happens to like pink... isn’t that allowed?

“It’s not fair Mama, why do only girls get sparkly things?”

# taboo - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Column: We need education about porn, not censorship

While pornography can create dangerous misconceptions about sex, shutting down all such exploration only reinforces the notion that sex is something dirty and shameful, writes Genevieve Shanahan.

# taboo - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Horrific murder fuels fears of rising homophobia in Russia Hate Crime This post contains images

Horrific murder fuels fears of rising homophobia in Russia

The Russian authorities have been accused of stoking violent attitudes towards gay people following the torture and murder of a young gay man.

# taboo - Saturday 30 March, 2013

New Delhi police note surge in number of reported sex crimes

Police say more women are “shedding their inhibitions” in a conservative society and registering complaints about sex crimes following the fatal gang-rape of a young woman in the city.

# taboo - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge So apparently making a bagel shape in your forehead is a 'thing' now What The... This post contains videos

So apparently making a bagel shape in your forehead is a 'thing' now

If you’re squeamish, and don’t like people getting saline injections to their forehead, better not click here.

# taboo - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Woman carries father's baby and claims: We're in love

Irish-born man and his daughter say they experienced GSA – Genetic Sexual Attraction – after they first met as adults. But does GSA exist?