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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 […]

Solidarity against terminal illnesses
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Solidarity against terminal illnesses

Cycling for a good cause in Harrow, an event has been organised to take place on May 19th. . Within the categories that define the status of an illness, there comes a time when medics have to classify patients as “terminally ill.” The term “terminal patient” means the illness that […]

Campaign against cystic fibrosis
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Campaign against cystic fibrosis

A supportive online initiative aims to have a purple bow on every Facebook profile picture on the 29th of June, as a way of supporting this illness. . Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary genetic illness which mainly affects the lungs, and to a lesser extent the pancreas, stomach and intestine. […]