Nadiya Hussain reveals she was sexually assaulted aged five

Great British Bake Off winner says assault by relative played role in her anxiety and PTSD Great British Bake Off, has revealed that she was sexually assaulted aged five by a relative. The chef, who is also an author and presenter, did a programme in May about her struggles with anxiety, in which she discovered that she probably suffered from PTSD. Her problems, which included panic attacks and voices in her head telling her she was not good enough, were traced back to her childhood when she said racist bullies would pull her hair out, slam her fingers in doors, and flush her head down the toilet. She also had to contend with both of her younger siblings being seriously …

15 Most Inhumane Ways That Cities Try To Fight Homeless People From Sleeping In Public Places

Not only are homeless folks discriminated against directly and culturally, but also structurally too. These exclusionary designs, denying people even the right to find a place to rest, are a stark illustration of our society’s collective disregard for basic humanity. Surely we can do better than this? #13 When You Wanna Look Inclusive But Hate Homeless People #14 More Anti Homeless Spikes….so Much For Community Spirit #15 There Are A Few Different Varieties But They All Serve The Same Purpose

Does thinking about things ‘on a spectrum’ make us more enlightened?

The concept has changed the way we think about everything from autism to homelessness. But it has its drawbacks Black and white thinking may die hard, yet never has society been quite as comfortable with the concept of the spectrum than the present. According to researchers at Merriam-Webster, use of the word spectrum, in a wide range of contexts, has grown dramatically within the current decade. Coined by Isaac Newton in 1672 to describe refractions of light, today referencing a spectrum is almost always shorthand for acknowledging a metaphorical range of nuances. While the word is most commonly used in relation to autism spectrum disorder, political ideologies and gender expression, theres really no end to things that have been described …