Think Pieces

Opinion

transphobia is alive and well both in and outside the queer community

More cisgender queer people need to oppose transphobia, urgently.
James Greig
10.31.19
Culture

portraits of hong kong's young protestors

Hong Kong photographer Eric has been documenting what the city's young people wear to protest – from face masks and goggles to plastic-wrapping.
Eric
10.17.19
Culture

when your body is treated by men as if it's a house to be lived in

Read an extract from 'Soft Fruit in the Sun' by Oliver Zarandi, a new anthology best described as 'tender body-horror'.
Oliver Zarandi
10.8.19
Opinion

how butch/femme subcultures allow gay women to thrive

Whether reclaiming femininity from the male gaze or rejecting feminine gender norms by embracing butch, the subculture is intrinsically radical: it empowers lesbians to renounce patriarchal standards of beauty.
Megan Christopher
9.26.19
Opinion

do our post-breakup coping techniques actually help?

Throwing ourselves into exercise, sex, astrology and our jobs may seem like the best course of action, but some say they can do more harm than good.
James Greig
8.14.19
Opinion

how do you tell the difference between gaslighting and just being a dick?

A look at the complicated grey area between the two.
James Greig
8.7.19
Opinion

instagram "sesh" accounts: harmless fun or something more sinister?

A look at the modern phenomenon of accounts like Ketflix and Pills and The Sesh Realm.
James Greig
8.6.19
Think Pieces

'midsommar' is terrifying because it defies traditional horror tropes

Ari Aster's sophomore film trades bumps in the night for ever-present dread, something we know all too well.
Samuel Allan
6.30.19
Opinion

what the moby/natalie portman drama says about gender power dynamics

And the wider male insistence on beauty (and youth) being a form of power used over them.
Marie Le Conte
5.24.19
Think Pieces

kanye west: a god, complex

In an Easter 'Sunday Service' at Coachella Kanye sought salvation and maybe even forgiveness in a performance that found him drawing a parallel between himself and divinity.
Samuel Allan
4.25.19
Opinion

why the uk is in the midst a toxic lgbtq debate

In the UK, decades old arguments conflating sexual identity and sexual acts has lead to a nationwide debate about whether LGBTQ rights should even be mentioned in schools.
Alim Kheraj
3.28.19
Thinkpiece

the strange story of kim kardashian and her personal paparazzo

“Maybe if you had a fucking business that you were passionate about then you would know what it takes to run a fucking business but you don't.”
Philippa Snow
2.12.19
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