‘The beginning of an end of an outmoded way of thinking’

Last summer I compiled this post on the ‘Edinburgh Seven’ and followed it up with a post entitled Barriers still exist.

In writing these posts I described how the ‘prescribed harm community’ has faced similar “barriers”.

In today’s Scotsman an account was shared of the ‘riotous scenes [that] erupted in Edinburgh on November 18, 1870 when a large and hostile crowd of men mobilised to prevent seven young women from taking an anatomy exam at the city’s Surgeons’ Hall’.

We all need to consider that our way of thinking might become ‘outmoded’ and it is particularly important that those in positions of power do not mistakenly consider themselves an exception to such:

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