Is the Bond girl a sexist relic? As actress Gemma Arterton says they’re a cliche and she’ll never play one again

Every character in the Bond films is a relic: the women; the villains (too often foreign, like Enid Blyton baddies). But no one more so than Bond himself. He is a poster boy for broken mid-20th-century masculinity. He can’t form relationships, so he acts out his trauma, caused by being orphaned, through sex addiction.

Chloe x Halle glow in coordinated ensembles as the sisters gush about their unbreakable bond: ‘Whenever we’re apart, I feel like my right arm is missing’

‘Anytime something doesn’t work out, it’s not really healthy to say, “I was the reason it messed up.” I’m still learning that,’ Chloe told Cosmo. ‘I’m learning that your happiness, you can’t put on someone else.’

Spirit Molecules: Allies for Healing from Trauma

Determining what are licit or illicit drugs in the United States and other countries is a matter of political policy, not policies based in therapeutic considerations or dangers to self or society. If this were not the case, nicotine and alcohol would be illegal, and cannabis and Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) would not. Attitudes about […]

ANDREW DOYLE: Now that BLM has gone mainstream our children are being brainwashed by a divisive new dogma that I fear will stoke, not heal, racial tensions

Take, for example, Channel 4’s recent documentary The School That Tried To End Racism, in which 11-year-old pupils were separated by race and asked to reflect on their ethnicity. Leaving aside the obvious trauma this caused to these impressionable young people – with one boy breaking down in tears and fleeing from the classroom – […]

Pujols hits homer No. 660 as Angels rally to beat Rox 5-3

“Because that’s when I’m going to have plenty of time to look at what I’ve done,” Pujols said. “I know my place in history. I know that because friends and family are always talking to me. I try not to get caught up too much in numbers or records or who’s next.”

‘The pain is indescribable’: Tammy Hembrow’s sister Emilee reveals her ongoing pain after tragically losing her unborn son Jamal at 30 weeks

‘In life you can look at the positive or negative in situations, I thank god for helping me see the positive in my experience. If I didn’t I don’t know how else I would of got through the pain, it’s truly indescribable.’ 

Decorated Iraq War veteran denied community supervision, facing 5 years in prison for pot possession

Now, the Worsleys have been searching for additional legal counsel and hoping on an appeal filed in Alabama’s legal system. Eboni said funds initially raised in the months after Sean’s arrest were dwindling. The couple was able to pay off medical and housing debts, afford initial counsel and pay for Eboni to move to Alabama […]

Straight Guise: Understanding Male Sexual Fluidity

But who decided that a straight guy can’t have a homoerotic fantasy and even sexual contact with other men? Consider this: When a woman watches lesbian porn or admits to having fantasies about hooking up with another woman, she is accepted, even fetishized. Many women experience this and are not labeled as lesbians or bisexual. However, […]

District Attorneys, Victims’ Groups Urge Proposition 20 Opposition

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A letter, sponsored by several of the largest crime victims’ organizations in California, was sent to mayors of the state’s 13 largest cities Thursday, urging them to oppose Proposition 20 — a statewide initiative that they believe will increase incarceration rates and costs, while cutting investments in services necessary to help […]

‘We Are Therapists. After 6 Months of Lockdown, We’re Almost at Breaking Point’

Our patients are more curious, though, as to how we really are doing. As all therapy has switched online and is done from home, they have more of a window into our personal lives than ever before. They don’t want us to just brush them off and say a classic therapist-like response of “what makes […]