Tag: minority

What It Feels Like When Your Identity is Heavy

In this piece for Science of Us, Jesse Singal describes the burdensome stress of being a member of a minority group and having an identity...

“Mass Shootings’ Most Invisible Victims: The Severely Mentally Ill. We are...

On her blog, A Disordered World, psychiatric survivor Jeanene Harlick writes that “prejudicial rhetoric about the mentally ill, following mass shootings, is exacerbating the already-overwhelming stigma, discrimination and oppression we experience as an unrecognized and disadvantaged minority group.”