It’s 2020, why are disabled people still being shut out of TV?

It’s 2020, why are disabled people still being shut out of TV?

How many mainstream disabled actors or TV personalities can you name? Even as a disabled person myself, I struggle to think of many.   Despite a few notable examples of representation – Liz Carr as Clarissa in Silent Witness and, more recently, George Robinson playing the first disabled character in hit Netflix show Sex Education, we …

Teen pregnancy is the big issue we should address : The Standard

Teen pregnancy is the big issue we should address : The Standard

Adolescent being pregnant is widespread in Kenya.  Almost a quarter of Kenyan ladies give beginning by the age of 18, and almost half by the age of 20. The most vital detail to be performed right now is to minimize the quantity of teenager pregnancies. When adolescent women improve up healthier, and are ready to …

Happy Valentine’s Day from your RA. Here’s a condom.

Happy Valentine’s Day from your RA. Here’s a condom.

To most, the Valentine’s Working day time is a chance to discover a fledgling romance or rejoice an previous a person. But to RAs, billed with aiding their friends navigate college or university everyday living, it is an prospect to teach their communities about healthier associations and consent. Nabet and Berry put in Wednesday night …

Expelled and Stigmatized, Uganda’s Pregnant Teens Turn to Abortion

Expelled and Stigmatized, Uganda’s Pregnant Teens Turn to Abortion

KAMPALA, UGANDA — At any time given that her close to-loss of life knowledge, Christine has felt haunted. All through a holiday break from secondary school, she identified she was pregnant. Christine, 16, confided in her mother. She will work in health services and gave her daughter misoprostol tablets to induce a health care abortion …

Letters to the editor | Local Editorials and Opinion

Letters to the editor | Local Editorials and Opinion

Sinema criticism is warranted I was glad to see that the Democratic Party is voicing criticism of U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema. I was very distressed when she voted with Moscow Mitch McConnell to lift sanctions on Russian oligarch Oleg Derapaska. She enabled Moscow Mitch to get an aluminum processing plant in Tennessee funded by the …

Editorial: Sex ed lacking in state | Opinion

Editorial: Sex ed lacking in state | Opinion

A national analysis of sexual violence by the Centers for Disease Control found 15% of high school-age females in Indiana reported having forced sexual intercourse in 2009. It was the second-highest percentage in the nation and 3 percentage points higher than the rest of the country. Nine years later, The Herald-Tribune of Batesville reported the …

Stranger Things To Orange Is The New Black, Buddies Rule Netflix

Stranger Things To Orange Is The New Black, Buddies Rule Netflix

New Delhi:  Happy Friendship Day, guys. Does your plan for today look like binging on Netflix and pizza with your BFF? If yes, here are some of the popular shows which develop around the theme of friendship. From Stranger Things and Sex Education to Grace And Frankie and Orange Is The New Black, we are …

State panel backs off changes in schools’ sex education | News

State panel backs off changes in schools’ sex education | News

Facing a barrage of parental criticism, the state Board of Education decided Monday to scrap a proposal to remove certain language from the rules on sex education. Several members of the appointed board said they are unwilling to consider the kind of changes being proposed — not just by gay rights advocates on one side …