Media has a tendency to trend tragic endings and miserable lifestyles. In the LGBT+ community, many are faced with the struggles of hiding who they truly are. 339 more words
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Media has a tendency to be hetero normative. Where most of the characters, story lines, and themes revolve around heterosexual lifestyles and ideologies. Of course, this doesn’t do anything to encourage or showcase the issues within minority groups. 223 more words
Like many others, assumptions were instantly made when I saw “Girls Can Code” being advertised on BBC Three… I was excited that something I was excited about, was being documented and would be showcasing and encouraging others to get excited too. 196 more words
Well today is World Alzhiemers Day! So I think it seems appropriate to talk once again about language.
I so often get upset, annoyed, frustrated, when the media refer to those of us living with dementia as ‘sufferers’ and speak of the epidemic etc etc.. 455 more words