Trauma in the LGBTQ+

Trauma in the LGBTQ+ community

LGBTQ+ stands for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community. Globally, this community faces adversities in most aspects of their day to day lives. LQBTQ+ Individuals are more likely to experience trauma than straight, cisgender individuals. This has a wide-reaching effect on their mental and physical well-being, relationships, and sense of identity.   Trauma…

Racial Microaggression

Racial Microaggressions

What are Racial Microaggressions? What is Neo-Racism? In which forms does it occur? At the present time, in modern society, it is unacceptable to be openly racist or discriminatory to others. However, this does not mean that racist ideas or beliefs within society decrease. Instead, minorities are experiencing discrimination in more discrete, unconscious, and subtle…

Sleepless| Insomnia

Insomnia: The Ins and Outs

“I struggle with my sleep. Do I have Insomnia?” This is a question that a lot of people ask themselves. Especially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more people have problems sleeping. Google trend shows an increase in searches related to insomnia since 2019. This indicates that people get more curious about…

The Effects Of Crime On It’s Victims

The Effects of Crime on Victims. Although every individual responds to situations differently, victims of crime may experience some common reactions to traumatic events. Beyond the harm caused by the crime itself, the victim along with loved ones may feel affected in other ways. It is important to seek help as a victim, or if…

Gender Identity

What is Gender? Gender refers to the social, political, economic, and cultural attributes and opportunities typically associated with being a woman, man, girl, or boy. This includes social norms, expected behaviours and values, and familial roles. These attributes and their subsequent opportunities are both context and time-specific – changing and adapting as our society does.…