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Pragya Pallavi: The LGBTQIA+ artist breaking down barriers, creating openness and celebrating love one single at a time

Last September, India reached a milestone in its progression to being a more LGBTQIA+ friendly society when it decriminalised Section 377 – this had made homosexuality illegal. Fast forward to […]

Incarceration And Psychosis

‘I can hear the shouting before I’ve even cleared the gate. Disorganized obscenities and threats mix with stern warnings. There’s fear in everyone’s voice. A patient with mental illness, scared […]

Vaginas, vaginas everywhere, but not a clit touched – Women and their bits then and now

Female sexuality in Western Europe has been a controversial topic since time immoral; everyone knows about the sexually repressed Victorians and their chastity belts, the summer of love of the […]

Les Camp des Saints: The Modern Alt-Right and the Fear of Reverse Colonisation

‘What if they were to come? I did not know who “they” were, but it seemed inevitable to me that the numberless disinherited people of the South would, like a […]

Fleabag: My New Escapism

For a while now I have been out of love with TV. What used to be my favourite form of escapism after a stressful day of high school, in which […]

The Year Of The Period: Meet The People De-Stigmatising Menstruation Once And For All.

A lot of us suffer from PMS, but what about those that experience PMDD? Periods are bloody annoying aren’t they? For a week, every month, I become a bloated and […]

Let’s go for a “shag”?

Words by Tracy Jawad and Charlotte Rubin In a university environment, especially British universities, sex and love are almost as important as dissertation deadlines. We’re thinking boyfriends, girlfriends, open relationships, […]

East to East: From Ukraine with Love: Part 1

9th February 2019 So, I’m currently sat in the breakfast hall of the aptly named ‘Ukraine Hotel’ in Kyiv, Ukraine – if you had not guessed. It is my first […]

Palm oil isn’t the problem- it’s consumerism

If you cast your memory back to the weeks leading up to Christmas 2018, you may vaguely remember the controversy of Iceland’s banned TV advertisement starring a cartoon orangutan who […]