Gay in Northern Ireland: ‘He spat in my face’

Warren Fyfe

Josh is from Northern Ireland and has experienced homophobia throughout his life. A homophobic attack in 2014 was the final straw and Josh left Northern Ireland to move to Sweden. This year he moved back to his home country with his boyfriend Robin but neither of them plan to stay. Northern Ireland remains the only [...]

The woman helping Mongolians die with dignity

Warren Fyfe

Fifteen years ago there was no such thing as palliative care – care for the dying – in Mongolia. Now there is, thanks to the efforts of one woman, who persuaded the country’s medical establishment that it was possible and worthwhile to prevent people dying in agony. Odontuya Davaasuren was 17 years old, studying paediatrics [...]