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Why I don’t support euthanasia (and you shouldn’t either)

Why I don’t support euthanasia (and you shouldn’t either)

Euthanasia marginalises an already vulnerable group and should not be legalised.

Stem cell truthers silence the unbelievers

Stem cell truthers silence the unbelievers

Multiple sclerosis sufferers are often willing to go to extraordinary lengths to get an unproven, unapproved treatment. But conspiracy theories are not the way to practise medicine.

Would legalising euthanasia diminish the rights of people with disabilities?

Would legalising euthanasia diminish the rights of people with disabilities?

Disability activist Stella Young fought hard against legalising euthanasia, finding it to be an ablist concept that dismisses the experience of those with disabilities. Does a new Greens initiative for death with dignity undermine Young's campaign?

Goodbye to my friend Stella, we owe you so much

Goodbye to my friend Stella, we owe you so much

Shakira Hussein pays tribute to the biting, brilliant wit of Stella Young -- and a life free from inspiration porn.

‘My’ MS, a magic pill, and what the PBS fight means to me

‘My’ MS, a magic pill, and what the PBS fight means to me

The politics of turning the final approval of new medications into a Cabinet decision at the least, delays treatment to patients who may benefit from it. At the worst, it turns them down. Here's what that means for me, and "my MS", writes Shakira Hussein.