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Keep It Shut

By Krystol N Smith  (booksie.com)

The struggles we face in a society that rejects those who are diagnosed with mental illnesses.

Short Story | Updated Sep 7, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Mental,Health,Stigma,Society,Depression,Rejection,Illness

A Bad Time To Love Blindly

By Sir Nolan  (booksie.com)

Mark stumbles on a couple in a heated argument and realises that some of their problems mirror his own. This story is a journey into the lives of people in a small town, exposing how everybody is linked to, affected by and under threat from the HIV/AIDS psndemic.

Novel | Updated Sep 16, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Relationships,Hiv,Love,Betrayal,Unsafe,Alcohol,Abuse,Stigma


The Trading Room (poem)

By Richmaggs  (booksie.com)

How do you feel about the Trading Room? This is one for convention goers ... Comics, Records, Star Trek, Dr Who

Poetry | Updated Feb 28, 2013 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 9 | Likes: 26
Tags: Sci,Fi,Science,Fiction,Dr,Who,Star,Trek,Red,Dwarf,White,Tv,Comedy,Stigma,Sociology


The Trading Room (flash Fiction)

By Richmaggs  (booksie.com)

A short tale for convention goers. Don't always believe what the dust cover tells you. Some stigmas are a little unfair!

Short Story | Updated Feb 28, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 6
Tags: Science,Fiction,Convention,Dr,Who,Star,Trek,Sci,Fi,Stamp,Collecting,Stigma,Sociology,Red,Dwarf,White,Wars


The Killing Jar

By Gyn Blaise  (booksie.com)

"Crazy", is the word people throw at Durante like stones. "Insane", cuts deeper than any blade. "Psychopath, mad, freak, demented, monster, demon, THING." Sometimes, he's not even given a name. Sometimes, he doesn't know which is worse. When a horrible crime is committed in front of his very...

Short Story | Updated Aug 27, 2012 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Horror,Dystopia,Mental,Illness,As,A,Stigma,Madness,Killing,Jar,Death,Sad,Short,Story,Schizoaffective,Disorder,Delusions,Hallucinations,Paranoia

The Night Of Putrefaction

By Rev Ault  (booksie.com)

A poem showing how the individual are deemed helpless in a cruel society.

Poetry | Updated Apr 26, 2012 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Social,Rape,Individuality,Stigma


Take Me To The Mardi Gras

By Bwinwnbwi  (booksie.com)

Here's another experience of mine concerning prejudice. After remembering it, I now add it to the others--which, in turn, become part of the rationale relating to why prejudice matters to me and why I continue to post segments of my thesis which I wrote on prejudice.

Miscellaneous | Updated Sep 5, 2009 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: New,Orleans,Culture,Hippies,Cockroach,Tourist,French,Quarter,Bartender,Beer,Dylan,Jerks,Obscenities,Prejudice,Blacks,Stigma,War

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