Tag Archives: prejudice

Heartsong Church & Memphis Islamic Centre – Upworthy

Update 28 August 2016: We are not clear why Upworthy has taken down this film, and will restore the link as/when we can. Click on the link for this incredibly beautiful, moving film from Upworthy – especially the moment when Mark … Continue reading

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Michael Kahn on the ‘extraordinarily radical’ nature of person-centred

“Genuineness, empathy and unconditional positive regard – these, then, are the three attributes that Rogers thought necessary to a successful clinical relationship. I’m sure it has occurred to you that if any of us could always be fully genuine, empathic, … Continue reading

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What to do when you’re not the hero any more – Laurie Penny

http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/film/2015/12/what-do-when-youre-not-hero-any-more Good article from Laurie Penny, about the shifting sands of contemporary cultural heroism in fiction. The writer (like one of the commentators on the article) thinks Laurie is a touch unfair to Joseph Campbell, and that his work is more balanced, … Continue reading

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Things not to say to a trans person – Free Speech – BBC Three

Funny, human, obvious (with empathy), profound, touching, relational. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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Love has no labels – Ad Council

Click on the link for this short film from the Ad Council, which makes its point rather effectively. The Ad Council comment runs:- ‘While the vast majority of Americans consider themselves unprejudiced, many of us unintentionally make snap judgments about … Continue reading

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Monica Cassani on bridging the ‘professional’/’patient’ divide

http://beyondmeds.com/2014/11/09/mental-health-related-stigma-in-health-care-and-mental-health-care-settings/ Accurate, stimulating post from Monica’s site, http://www.beyondmeds.com, which features regularly on this blog. Her site is packed with useful resources/links, and excellent articles by Monica and others. The writer finds reference points for what Monica describes in her own … Continue reading

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Through Light – Hannah Linden

http://thestaresnest.com/tag/hannah-linden/ Another recently published poem from local poet, Hannah, on The Stare’s Nest – a site which is well worth a visit, describing itself as ‘poems for a more hopeful world’. Those who have met Hannah before, on this blog … Continue reading

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