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Shappi Khorsandi

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Shappi Khorsandi is a stand-up comedian, writer and Independent columnist. She is also the president of the British Humanist Association.

‘Jokes’ about Adam Johnson show people don’t understand abuse

I know firsthand that grooming is among the coldest, most deliberate and most damaging things that you can do to a vulnerable adolescent

Fearing people because of their religion is easier than you think

At the risk of stating the obvious, instilling terror is the primary purpose of a terrorist; the world’s fear is their proverbial made omelette, and the innocent people they murder in the process are just so many broken eggs

How have Kate and Meghan resisted the urge for a bare-knuckle battle?

The royal women are the latest targets of our ludicrously high bar for the quality of female friendships

Think homelessness is bad now? It could be a lot worse after Brexit

If another recession comes we need to be ready with effective policies in place to protect the most vulnerable, or thousands more will suffer needlessly and hundreds will quite simply die

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