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  • v. Present participle of pathologise.


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  • Having said that, I do think that transsexual people using merely trans is a valid strategy for avoiding the pathologising baggage of “transsexual.”

    Yet another trans 101, in which Helen tells cis people What’s What

  • Yet the growing evidence of ignorance and pathologising of "the working-class other" demonstrates that a far more serious deficit of empathy lies in our political elites.

    Letters: A caricatured view of poor parents

  • But surely, by normalising rather than pathologising gay culture you please not only gay respondents, but the 19% of heterosexual viewers that the report reveals are still squeamish about our presence on their screens.

    Gay roles on television need to be real

  • I am always suspicious of pathologising behaviour as if we can't accept variation from the norm without giving it a label.


  • I'm completely in agreement with you on the importance of language and the social and intellectual error of pathologising behaviour and opinions we dislike.

    All this crazy talk is driving me nuts

  • Michael's examples of the exclusion of women from the ministry of word and sacrament and the theological pathologising of homosexuals and this, of course, goes for many Protestant churches too.

    Between fundamentalism and modernism

  • Which then leads to seeing any other views as somehow “abnormal”, and pathologising of other points of view.

    Fatophobic Sex Scenes in The L Word

  • "It's an important historical correction, to allow James Jones his rightful place as one of the earliest mainstream US novelists to try to treat homosexuality sympathetically, without judging or pathologising it," she said.

    The Guardian World News

  • I am not, in fact, pathologising that, but people have interpreted it as such.

    The Guardian World News

  • We risk repeating the catastrophe that has resulted from drug prohibition if we keep over-pathologising non-problem drinking and exaggerating its risks.

    Rss news feed for Morning Advertiser


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