Ethncity is officially "self-defined". Whether Cornish, Welsh, or Arab, you make a statement when you tick a box.
Karen Sherlock faced endless pressure, the judgement of society, the fear of destitution, the exhaustion of constant assessments and endless forms - all as she battled to survive.
For those at the mercy of war, poverty, and global inequality, to be born in Britain is to be born powerful.
The Daily Mail campaigns against the sexualisation of children. Meanwhile, its website runs pictures of 14-year-old Kylie Jenner in a "tiny wetsuit" and "skimpy bikinis". What's wrong here?
Luckily, his anti-Muslim tract gains little traction in the US.
Those who marry non-EU nationals will need to earn £25,700 a year if they want their partners to join them in Britain. Is it fair that only the well-off can marry who they want?
They have become a political tool for Zanu-PF, as many African leaders continue to view sanctions as a tool for Western imperialism.
Frankie Boyle passes off his jokes about rape and "retards" as satire, but it is just vile with a smile, says Nicky Clark.
The country's occupation of Western Sahara is one of international diplomacy’s greatest failures.
The media has a right - and even a duty - to publish graphic images.
Markets and moral limits.
Cameron's skills are not limited to tennis.
Disturbing rhetoric on race from Israeli government ministers.
The Mail's attacks on Carina Trimingham were unacceptable.
Thousands die every day from the consequences of drinking from tainted sources. We can make a differ
Ever been insulted in a bar? It's possible you were being "negged".
Undocumented migrants have skewed ideas about life in Europe.
We need to be more open about issues facing men.
Remembering Marie Colvin, 1956-2012.
Too often, help and discussion is targeted only at women.
Disclosure of data is all very well, but only if it is intelligible and reliable.
David Benatar's book has valid comments to make about the position of men.
There is scope to re-think the porn industry.
Criminal barristers threaten to strike over cuts to legal aid fees.
Hopes for freedom in Egypt remain unfulfilled.
To deny that gay people do not have equal rights is to be on the side of evil, no matter how twinkly
From newspaper columnists, to politicians, to nightclub owners, myths and distortions are spreading.
Attempts to denigrate these public institutions must be resisted
Previously sceptical of his work, a disability rights campaigner speaks with the comedian about cont