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Openness and Stigma in Mental Health

‘Mental illness is not some parlor trick you pull out at a party.’ – ‘Inconsistently Yours’

Reading an interesting post on Inconsistently Yours the other day got me thinking about perceptions of mental health issues in the public sphere.

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Is Wearing a Bra a Choice?

(Photo: Getty from the Telegraph UK)

My endeavor to go braless, all day e’eryday! Yup, you heard right! Time to throw out those bras!

I can remember back to buying my first bras. 3,108 more words

Self Care

The Letter I've Been Waiting To Send

In light of recent events in which I, Ekow profusely ask for forgiveness in letting the matter at hand unfold the way it did. This letter, to be mailed using a disgustingly unromantic method, may serve as a reprieve for the mangled nerve endings of my worthless body and as a confirmation of my undying, unyielding love. 703 more words


Love my dad!

“Even if you never get married, it’s alright, but please don’t talk to that Christian fellow!”

- Indian Hindu parent to an atheist daughter in love with a Christian guy

GP tuition notes: Human Rights

Excerpt -from GP tuition notes: Social Issues (modified for website) and adapted from S.Tharoor, Copyright Knowledge Skills LLP

While not a core content topic on its own, some basic understanding of human rights is useful for the General Paper. 460 more words

General Paper



This post deals with the public display of the naked human body. Clicking on any of the links below could subject you to images of the natural unclothed human form. 1,328 more words


Braids and Shackles

Hi, so recently I had box braids, and I’m still getting questions like “what was with the braids?” or “what happened to the braids?” So here’s your answer. 852 more words