Activist

News

See Michael Douglas in conversation with former child soldier Ishmael Beah

The two peace campaigners discuss Black Lives Matter and the coronavirus crisis in the latest video from cultural diplomacy organisation Liberatum.
Matt Glazebrook
8.24.20
Culture

Meet Jackie James, the TikTok star fighting social injustice with satire

The creator has helped carve out a space on the app for young people to speak out against and learn about a variety of social issues, and her platform is growing fast.
Aaron Mills
8.17.20
Photography

The activists demanding better mental health care in the north of Ireland

Last Saturday, hundreds of people descended on Stormont to call for political action on the Northern Ireland's spiralling mental health crisis.
i-D Staff
2.7.20
Culture

Yolanda Renee King: "I’m leaving behind people who are bystanders to gun violence"

The 11-year-old anti-gun violence activist tells Rihanna about her role models and why the singer's Colin Kaepernick protest inspired her.
i-D Staff
1.20.20
Culture

from uganda to tokyo: meet the kids of the global climate strike movement

Students are rising up, rejecting complacency, and demanding the planet — and their futures — be protected. They're united in one of the most powerful youth-led movements the world has ever seen.
Clementine de Pressigny
4.25.19
Culture

meet the teens behind australia's school strike for climate action

We spoke to the students who are skipping school to protect their future.
Mitch Parker
3.14.19
Culture

munroe bergdorf opens up about facial feminization

Ahead of the launch of her new Channel 4 special 'What Makes a Woman?' the trans activist reflects on the politics of facial feminization and the controversy surrounding her recent appearance on Channel 4’s 'Genderquake: The Debate.'
Amelia Abraham
5.15.18
Culture

munroe bergdorf is reminding you not to let others define you in 2018

Be yourself and love yourself. The model changed the game this year and wants you to do the same.
i-D Staff
12.20.17
Australia

olympian and activist liz cambage’s war on australian racism

“I was told I’m too controversial for sponsors. What’s my biggest controversy? That I’ve called out racists?”
Stephanie Wade
5.29.17
Culture

activist and artist noni cragg on family, history and engaging with her indigenous heritage

By drawing on ideas of belonging, location, beauty, and connection to the land, the young artist's portraits explore cultural and racial identity.
Ingrid Kesa
5.20.16
Fashion

​catching up with slow fashion: safia minney's ethical fashion revolution

i-D speaks with the People Tree founder as she celebrates 25 years at the forefront of the ethical fashion industry in a new book, Slow Fashion, collecting industry wisdom from Caryn Frankin, Zandra Rhodes, Lily Cole, Livia Firth and many more.
Charlotte Gush
3.29.16
Culture

cameron russell asks, 'why are we so unmoved by climate justice?'

Our generation gave us #BlackLivesMatter, #FreeTheNipple and #JeSuisCharlie, so why haven’t we called action against the imminent issue of climate change yet? Cameron Russell has gathered some friends to help spread the word…
Felicity Kinsella
11.12.15
0102