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‘There is a taboo’: Rankin photos tackle baldness head on

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For some, it is a source of shame – and a trigger for frequent mirror checks: is my hairline receding? Is there a thin patch on top of my head? But for the acclaimed photographer Rankin and the conceptual artists Scot...

Celebrities join billboard drive to end taboo around the menopause

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The common symptoms that herald the menopause are regularly dismissed with a joke. A little discomfort? A slight embarrassment? On Monday, a new poster campaign and online charity drive could begin to change all that....

Kathleen Stock: taboo around gender identity has chilling effect on academics

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The press release that accompanies Prof Kathleen Stock’s new book says she wants to see a future in which trans rights activists and gender-critical feminists collaborate to achieve some of their political aims. But s...

German doctors broach ‘taboo’ subject of Covid toll on minority groups

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German doctors are reportedly concerned about the large proportion of people from minority ethnic backgrounds among coronavirus patients in intensive care, citing a lack of proper communication with Muslim communities...