Caitlin Barr considers the history of awards ceremonies, discrimination, and Michaela Coel’s I May Destroy You
Kevin Yu discusses discrimination in STEM subjects
Elinor Jones discusses how the creation of male-only groups in Sweden called Killmags may help tackle gender inequality.
The University’s Evangelical Christian Union (ECU) has been criticised for several homophobic acts on campus. A visiting speaker’s comments on LGBTQ+ celibacy, as well as allegations of ECU members engaging in “dismissive” conversations with LGBTQ+ staff and students on a Forum stall, have provoked concern. On Thursday 6 February, Christian speaker Dr Andrew Sach delivered […]
Iremember my first few weeks living in Exeter. The observations made by so many, including non-PoC (people of colour), that this city is very “white”. It’s easy to observe, especially as a student of Modern Languages. Thus, it would be statistically impossible for such ignorance not to exist here. Nevertheless, Arsalan Motivali’s brave act of […]
Both systemic in society and interwoven in our psyche, biases are ubiquitous. With widespread influence, from the government and media to gender and our self-esteem, bias is the inherent prejudice toward or against a person or group of people. This is not to be confused with a stereotype: a widely held view about a person […]
Save a life. Give blood. Unless you’re HIV positive, you’ve had a tattoo or piercing in the past 4 months, you’re on antibiotics, or if you’re a sexually active gay man. Prior to 2011, gay men were completely banned from donating blood, being in the same category as those with Hepatitis B/C, those with syphilis, […]