Monthly Archives: September 2010

“1.5% UK are gay” – an underestimate!

Sitting on the train on Saturday, I picked up “The Metro”, one the London free papers, and began a mindless browse, until an article entitled “Just 1.5% of British population are gay or bisexual” caught my eye. Having just come … Continue reading

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Teenage girls – time to challenge sexist expectations

This morning I was listening to the news about some schools that are intending making ante-natal classes available to some of their older girls – needless to say the ones that get pregnant. This news item brought back a recent … Continue reading

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A Challenge to my Prejudices

A few years ago I met a man who turned up one day at a local club where I was a member. He introduced himself, appearing nervous and anxious. I am experienced at working with people with mental health problems … Continue reading

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