Trauma Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

How we write abuse

11th October 2023

A reading of the controversial novel A Little Life. CW: Rape, Paedophilia, Self-Harm A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara chronicles the life of Jude St. Francis — whose past is shrouded in mystery — and his college friends Malcolm, Willem and Jean-Baptiste (aka JB). The story begins with the four of them plunging into New ...

RuPaul’s Trauma Race

29th November 2021

Flora Gosling critiques RuPaul’s Drag Race sensationalisation of queer trauma. RuPaul’s Drag Race is, above all else, unavoidable. It has become a part of our weekly Thursday to spend our evenings complaining bitterly about the judging, the tasks, the runways, and everything else about the Drag Race formula, only to be back next week to ...

The long-term effects of childhood trauma

24th October 2020

University of Glasgow researchers have found that childhood trauma may have a far larger impact than first thought.  It has been found that childhood trauma can have a lasting impact on more than just your mental health. Scientists at the University of Glasgow have discovered that people who experience one or more forms of maltreatment ...