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

Last September, India reached a milestone in its progression to being a more LGBTQIA+ friendly society when it decriminalised Section 77 – this had made homosexuality illegal. Fast forward to […]

Normal doesn’t exist

I have three assignments and an exam all in this month so obviously, I thought rather than studying, it would be the perfect time to go on Netflix. Procrastination at […]

Yet Another Pensioner Becomes Frustrated With Government Votes

Enfeebled as she was, I have no doubt that May very well may have been expecting a majority on an alternative to her Withdrawal Agreement this evening. Once again, expectations […]

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 […]

Advice I Wish I Knew Before I Moved to Bogotá

Considering I’ve only been here for two months, this list is by no means exhausted. I’m always being put out of my comfort zone here and learning new things about […]

The Threat of another General Election is here. May’s lost another vote. Comedy or tragedy, fellas?

It is the 16th of March, 2019. Funny thing – if you take 16 and 3, you get 19. Hilarious stuff, sides splitting, ribs shattered, hideous pain – the lot. Unfunny […]