Tag: Privilege

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“Most things are a privilege”

It’s a warm April day and you have spent the last three hours in the library working on a summative. You check your phone and all your friends are in the SU bar. You hastily pack up your laptop and books and stroll down the concrete stairs and into the warm, welcoming pub. The light…

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Trans rights matter

The Gender Recognition Act (GRA) is changing. People will be able to legally change their gender through self-identification. But what will this lead to? Some say predatory men will change gender to women by the stroke of a pen and threaten women’s rights by being able to go into safe spaces like domestic violence shelters….

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My white male curriculum

Shakespeare week, which this year commemorated 400 years since the death of the bard, was a roaring success both on campus and across the country. UEA Drama Society hosted a week of events including a lecture and film screening, a Shakespeare-themed quiz and monologue slam. UEA Publishers also produced a zine to celebrate the occasion…

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Travelling is a privilege

We’ve all seen them, the articles telling us that there is absolutely ‘no excuse not to travel!’ and that ‘anyone and everyone’ can pack up their bags and live their lives on the adventurous side. Maybe you use Pinterest religiously, and have an entire board dedicated to travel inspiration, fuelling you to pursue that dream…

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