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I'd like to see much more understanding of emotional issues around hurt

I’d like to see much more understanding of emotional issues around hurt 

-Susie Orbach-

Best Short Quotes

The 'fat' issue

Over a month ago, Katariina Kyrölä, the author of the book The Weight of Images: Affect, Body Image and Fat in the Media, gave a brief lecture at Coventry University as part of the series Femininity in Film. 873 more words

Coventry University

Shame Chorus at the Freud Museum

I am looking forward to the premiere of my new piece ‘Nothing and Everything’ as part of the ‘Shame Chrous’ this month. It will be great to hear the other composers’ pieces too. 50 more words


Beyond the Anger Economy

After living for what seemed like ages under a dark cloud, I saw a picture on Facebook this week that made me happy. Then the US Supreme Court ruled in favour of marriage equality, and social media exploded in a shower of colour and good vibes. 784 more words

Politics And Opinion

Bodies by Susie Orbach

PhD is keeping me über-busy, but I have to admit I have never been this happy. However, my reading time has been cut to a quarter of what it was two months ago, and I’m struggling to find the will to read in my free time when I have spent the day reading and writing about my PhD, which is also on crime fiction. 667 more words


Creativity and Craziness: Discovering your inner creature with Jeanette Winterson and Susie Orbach

“I tried to kill myself, it didn’t work.” On the final day of the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival 2014, these are the surprising words spoken by world-renowned British writer, Jeanette Winterson. 545 more words


Susie Orbach: What’s going on with girl’s bodies?

Young girls are being primed to look at their bodies as a site they have to change from as young as five, warned Susie Orbach, academic, activist, author and one of the editors of… 310 more words