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Shappi Khorsandi

Shappi Khorsandi is a stand-up comedian, writer and Independent columnist. She is also the president of the British Humanist Association.
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Shappi Khorsandi Women’s football has worse problems than Charlie Hebdo’s cover

Few things do more than sport to help you to connect with your body and teach you that so many of the limitations you perceive are only in your mind

Don’t get sucked into the social media time pit – get on the blower

My first instinct after the notorious Danny Baker tweet was to comment on Twitter, but I’ve come to the conclusion that joining transient banquets of outrage is a pointless use of time

‘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