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DEI is a mere buzzword in the average organisation because it excludes people with disabilities
BY MAHEVASH SHAIKH
If You Think Bullying Is Just a Western Problem, Think Again - The Spill mag - for margina

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Growing up in Nigeria, I thought bullying was only what I saw on Western TV shows. But the illusion was quickly shattered.
BY AISHA KABIRU MOHAMMED
The Spill mag - Recognising the Trauma African Daughters Encounter in Families Privileging

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Why we need to address and end the culture of the "golden son"
BY ANGEL NDUKA-NWOSU
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Sometimes, the best way to love someone is to let them go. And sometimes, the best way to love yourself is a clean and final friendship breakup.
BY JENNIFER HAKIM

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Leaning away from ambitious dreams and impossibly high targets just feels like the natural path now
BY HANNAH SHEWAN STEVENS
Goodbye Hustle Culture, Hello Anti-Ambition_ Why This Cultural Shift Is Here To Stay - The
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Ukrainian healthcare company BetterMe and UKRAINEPRIDE NGO share inspirational life stories to unite people with different sexual orientations and gender identities, and help them better understand each other
BY BETTERME
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As a disabled family, this mass inflation is constantly hanging over our heads
BY PHOEBE JENKINS

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While I watched my relationship slowly slip into disrepair, Taylor Swift’s ‘Tolerate It’ gave me the sign I desperately needed
BY EMMA FLINT
Music Is My Friend, And It Has Helped Me Make Some Hard Life Decisions  - Emma Flint - The
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Like so many other disabled people, I found my community on Twitter. And I'm terrified to lose it.
BY RACHEL CHARLTON-DAILEY
The Art of Subtraction_ How I’ve Redefined My Personal Wellness From Removing, Rather than

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Conditioned to 'add', I now choose to subtract clutter from my life and to-do list, and it has preserved my mental health
BY EDIKAN UMOH

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I want to go back to celebrating my father on Father’s Day, so I talked to the folks who found ways to keep this day special even after losing a loved one
BY JENNIFER HAKIM
On Days Like Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, What Are We Supposed to Do with Ourselves If We
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Because your sweetheart may enjoy this a lot more than a box of chocolates
BY JENNIFER HAKIM
6 Vegan BIPOC Influencers to Follow on Instagram this Veganuary - The Spill - publication

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Here's a list of our favourite vegan influencers to help you do Veganuary right
BY CHOUROUK GORRAB
5 Charities You Can Support, Join or Turn to this End of Year and Beyond - The Spill - mag

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These 5 UK-based charities directly help marginalised communities through LGBTQI allyship, safe spaces, refugee integration, food redistribution, and more
BY JENNIFER HAKIM
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With a whole lot of generational baggage and a complex heritage, I laughed at all the micro-aggressions thrown my way, and I wish I'd understood why earlier
BY JENNIFER HAKIM

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Maybe we should view recovery from heartbreak, however protracted, as a success at learning rather than a failure at love
BY ROSIE WILBY
On Finding Personal Growth After Breakup_ Are We Better Off Not Getting What (We Think) We
On National Adoption Week, I Want to Celebrate Same-Sex Parented Families in the UK - Star

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As someone who has adopted, I have high hopes for the Government's new national adoption strategy, and what it means for LGBTQIA+ families
BY DAMIAN KERLIN

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Perhaps art is meant to shake us to the core, but a little warning is appreciated
BY CHLOE JOHNSON
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Mursal Saiq on Life as an Afghan Refugee in the UK, and Building a Food Business that Give

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"Instead of pushing myself onto a seat at a table, I’ve decided to create a new table for all those who deserve to have their voice heard.”
BY ANMOL IRFAN
Generational gap of mental health - The Spill - online magazine by LGBT writers of colour.

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Being Nigerian, I knew I could not go to my mum or dad when I started getting consecutive depressive episodes: they would just try to pray it away
BY EDIKAN UMOH

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Today has been called "freedom day", but for those of us with disabilities and chronic illnesses, it's the start of a new nightmare
BY RACHEL CHARLTON-DAILEY
This Is Not Freedom Day for Vulnerable Disabled People Like Me - The Spill - Rachel Charlt
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To all the mutuals who brought us joy and comfort throughout the past year, without asking anything in return
BY SABRINA FEARON-MELVILLE
Why Bi+ Representation Still Matters So Much - The Spill - Online mag for marginalised fol

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Bi+ erasure takes many forms, and I’m getting tired of constantly fighting for my identity to be recognised and taken seriously
BY JESS AMY DIXON
Toxic period positivity, by Natracare -

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The ‘Period Positivity’ movement is creating space for more open and honest discussions about periods, but for some, menstruation can be a traumatic experience - which is why Natracare is encouraging a more nuanced conversation
BY SHARNA WAID
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We must be critical of the racism within our own communities while also acknowledging the immigrant complex and its roots
BY SUMAIYA AHMED
Why we need to talk about ALL women vict

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“It’s been deeply painful to have to watch white women come to the same conclusions that the Black community and others have been shouting about for decades.”
BY BANSEKA KAYEMBE

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Viewing it as a ‘phobia’, as if it was similar to having a fear of spiders or heights, completely minimises the experiences of Muslim people
BY SHAHED EZAYDI
Islamophobia is more than a phobia - Sha
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The reasoning behind ‘collaborative filtering’ and ‘race filters’ may be more complex than we think
BY ASYIA IFTIKHAR
Anti-Asian Racism is on the rise - and i

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It started with empty Chinatowns, then the violence followed
BY KATE NG
DNRs forced on Disabled Patients - The S

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Forcing DNRs on vulnerable disabled patients confirms that the UK still supports eugenics - and is just the next stage of the systemic oppression and destruction of disabled people
BY HANNAH SHEWAN STEVENS
British seaside are still racist - The S

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Moving back to my seaside hometown I was reminded that in the UK, Black lives still don’t really matter
BY BANSEKA KAYEMBE
New Year's Resolutions Don't Suck - The

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This year will be different, because we can do better
BY SAKSHI UDAVANT
How to deal with racist relatives - The

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Rules number one: Don’t tolerate any of it.
BY ADRIANNA NINE
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Sisterhood magic manifests in surprising places.
BY FRANCESCA BAKER
The Thread magazine - dating during covi

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Pandemic dating is a thing,
and having the ‘Covid talk’ has become
the new norm
BY SOHEL SARKAR