The assumption that homophobic attackers are themselves secretly gay lets straight society off the hook.
But the surge in hate crimes after the result demonstrates that racists feel legitimised.
Acknowledging the injustices of the past is instrumental to addressing their legacies.
Despite the growth of detention centres for refugees and migrants, they remain shrouded in secrecy. Two insiders speak out.
Join us to celebrate the launch of the Summer 2016 New Humanist
From the intellectual hotbed of late antiquity emerged some key Christian values – and some humanist ones too.
Europe’s failure to accommodate the refugees on its doorstep is more than a humanitarian crisis – it has disturbing historical roots.
The Bill being debated by MPs on Friday is far from ideal, but it is the first glimmer of a more compassionate approach to personal choice.
Historian Diarmaid MacCulloch talks to Ralph Jones about how personal experience has shaped his ideas about sex and Christianity.
A new report by Oxfam heralds a sea change in attitudes towards inequality.
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