Articles about 'suicide'

A howl in the darkness

Jennifer Brough finds that opera is an ideal medium for this new production of Sarah Kane’s classic play 4.48 Psychosis

Jennifer Brough // 22 June 2016

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

ESA and gender differences in suicide rates

New guidelines for Employment and Support Allowance make it harder for women with severe mental illness to be relieved of work-related activity, a decision justified by the gender difference in suicide rates. D H Kelly explains how statistics cannot keep individuals safe

D H Kelly // 16 March 2015

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread

Hello, F Word readers, and Happy 2015! Welcome to the first weekly round-up and open thread of the year. Below are some recent news stories that caught the attention of The F Word Collective this week (linking does not necessarily imply endorsement or agreement by members of the collective or the author of this post). Please note that these links range from "ooh yay!" to "oy vey" and some articles may be triggering. Want to discuss these topics or add your own? Please share this post, and comment below!

Chella Quint // 5 January 2015

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread

Hello and welcome to the weekly round-up and open thread! Below are some recent news stories that caught the attention of The F Word Collective this week (linking does not necessarily imply endorsement or agreement by members of the collective or the author of this post). Please note that these links range from "ooh yay!" to "very interesting" to *headdesk to very sad or rage-enducing, and some articles may be triggering. Want to discuss these topics or add your own? Please comment below!

Chella Quint // 12 August 2014

Categories: Blog

Polarised: An upcoming documentary on LGBTQ+ mental health in London

This is a guest post by Charlie Smoke. Charlie is a 23-year-old writer based in North London; he is currently writing his first novel. There is a silent epidemic within...

Guest Blogger // 19 June 2014

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread

This week's round-up of interesting and thought-provoking news and views

Laura // 20 January 2014

Categories: Blog

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2013

Today marks the fifteenth Transgender Day of Remembrance: at least 238 trans people have been murdered worldwide since this time last year

Laura // 20 November 2013

Categories: Blog

A story of hate in three parts

Philippa writes about three incidences in one week where different people advocated for disabled people to be killed

Philippa Willitts // 17 May 2013

Categories: Blog

Her Name was Lucy Meadows: the consequences of transphobic press monstering

Sarah Noble highlights the culture of transphobia within the media, in the context of the tragic death of trans woman Lucy Meadows

Guest Blogger // 23 March 2013

Categories: Blog

Bipolar disorder and suicide: a film

Yasmin Melany's very personal short film maps her own suicide attempt onto a wider landscape of the everyday struggles women living with bipolar disorder often face. Indebted to phototherapy for most of her life, she explains her project frame by frame

Yasmin Melany // 14 July 2012

Categories: Body and Health, Education

10 September: World Suicide Prevention Day

“Many Faces, Many Places: Suicide Prevention across the World” The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that on average, almost 3000 people die by suicide daily, representing a “global” mortality rate...

Helen G // 10 September 2010

Categories: Blog

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