Tag: taboo

What do we tell the kids? Children’s TV struggles with LGBTQ characters

by Fiachra GIBBONS Once upon a time in children's television land frogs were kissed but princesses only ever married princes. Now Prince Charming might just as...

Twitter rebel breaks taboo posting picture of her sister praying on patch of grass...

A rare scene in Malaysia: A person performing the Islamic prayers in the open. While Muslims practise this in many other countries - that is praying on the...

Yet another hurdle: Jobs

Our series on schizophrenia: Part 6 If you have mental illness, can you go to a university? Get a non-menial job? Psychiatrist Dr Ang Yong Guan...

Series on sczhiophrenia 5: A mother’s painful journey

Her son has schizophrenia. She has polio.  That has not stopped Elsie Tan from declaring:  “I think we are quite a happy family.” But she...

CNY rules, OK?

The first day of Chinese New Year has a number of no-nos. Sweeping the floors,  cutting hair, breaking plates, wearing of black colour clothes...
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