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Changing sexualities
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Changing sexualities

In a post-structuralist, post-modern, cultural world, sexual identity as an idea has itself become questionable. Instead of a ‘natural’ sexual identity, the notion has developed that sexual identity is socially constructed. Steve Latham Before the nineteenth century homosexuals did not exist. Perhaps I should explain. Michel Foucault famously made the […]

Miriam Alonso, humour on the island
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Miriam Alonso, humour on the island

A long time ago she was the leader of Cuba’s cartoonists but because she was practically the only female caricaturist in the country, her work wasn’t seen as funny.   Charly Morales Valido   43 years ago she graduated from San Alejandro’s illustrious Academy of Fine Arts, and since then […]

Black female artists
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Black female artists

An exhibition will run for the first two weeks in April, showing the works of a group of young black women, who express their emotions through art.   Despite the austerity measures being carried out by the British government, the cuts are usually targeted towards social services such as health, […]

The hidden drama of the military women of the USA
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The hidden drama of the military women of the USA

Tiffany Jackson’s story is very similar to that of hundreds of females from the United States, who on their return from the military are faced with homelessness and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder due to sexual abuse.   Deisy Francis Mexidor   After leaving the Army Tiffany Jackson worked fleetingly, soon […]

Foxp2… the gene that makes us talk
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Foxp2… the gene that makes us talk

There’s a stereotype that most women talk too much, so men talk less and listen more. However, a protein may cause women to talk more. . Eliurka Milán Morejón . According to a study recently published by The Journal of Neuroscience, women speak 13,000 more words a day than men […]