Tag: Religion

Sex Survey

Celebrating celibacy

I’ve been a fiend for a very long time. In my year 11 English Language class I wrote something, I think it was about perfumes but I titled it ‘Sex Sells’. From a young age, sex in all its entirety has been an integral part of my life. Maybe it’s because I was molested at…

Global, Global Investigates

Global Investigates: The influence of religion over the sexual and reproductive freedoms of Latin America

Abortion and contraceptive practices in Latin American states have failed to garner moral legitimacy partly due to the dominance of Roman Catholicism in both culture and politics. In these regions, this general suspicion and distrust has led to a failure to recognise reproductive rights as human rights, resulting in an estimated 4.2 million clandestine abortions…

Arts, Venue

Why do we love stories so much?

Everybody loves a good story. It’s incredible, when you think about it, just how universal our appreciation of stories is. Whether in books, plays, films or songs, humans across the world have always enjoyed stories. This was a fact that I’d never been forced to consider quite so much before coming to UEA and beginning…

Arts, Venue

Why do we love stories so much?

Everybody loves a good story. And I mean everybody. It’s incredible, when you think about it, just how universal our appreciation of stories is. Whether in books, plays, films or songs, humans across the world have always enjoyed stories. This was a fact that I’d never been forced to consider quite so much before coming…

Travel

Easter around the world

Easter is a time celebrated throughout the world by religious and non-religious people. This year, Easter Sunday falls on the 21 April. Easter, also known as Resurrection Sunday is a holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus. Nowadays, it has become much more commercialised with the Easter bunny which has folkloric origins as the symbol of…

Features

Updates to the RSE curriculum

2020 is set to see the introduction of a new and updated RSE (Relationships & Sex Education) curriculum in primary and secondary schools in the UK. Primary school children are to be taught about their own wellbeing through acts of simple self-care, such as teaching the importance of sleep and spending time outside with friends…

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