racism

Blue/Orange premiered at the National Theatre in 2000, and won the Olivier Award for Best New Play. The play is a three hander, and the premise is simple. Christopher, a patient, is due to be discharged the next day from a psychiatric ward, but his doctor has reservations...

Picture: A volunteer French teacher in an impromptu school at the Calais camps. Credit: Jess Hurd, ReportDigital.

Can a single picture change the course of history? Will the image of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi’s dead body on a Turkish beach change the way we...

I was born in a family where my parents experienced humiliation since childhood and denial of access to full participation in everyday social life. (Dalit psychiatrist who works in London, quoted in Jadhav, 2012)

Suppose you heard it said over and over again...

Psychological research has often focused on the effects of racism and (less often) heterosexism upon marginalised groups. However, a brief survey of the literature suggests that we have seldom examined how social norms around race and sexuality work to privilege particular...

Among the defining moments in a person’s life – and on such a list most would include conception, coming-of -age ceremonies, near-death experiences, and perhaps a wedding or two – a moment that might be worth adding is the one when the person is named. Names seem far more...