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what 'rookie' meant to a generation of young female writers

As Tavi Gevinson announces the closure of her website for teen girls, Polyester Zine's founding editor, Ione Gamble, explores its impact on DIY culture and amplifying the voices of young women.
Ione Gamble
12.8.18
Opinion

netflix’s ‘cam’ is creepy as hell and makes sharp commentary about sex work

Where depictions of pornography on screen have often make it look seedy, grim or goofy, 'Cam' makes sex work look more or less exactly like the thing it is — a job.
Philippa Snow
12.7.18
Culture

without nsfw content there is no tumblr

The community that will be most hurt by the site’s rules are sex workers, who are increasingly being pushed out of platforms like PayPal and Instagram.
Marianne Eloise
12.7.18
Culture

legendary photographer albert watson on shooting the new pirelli calendar

As the 2019 calendar launches, we spoke to Albert about shifting the calendar away from its pin-up past and his advice to Pirelli calendar photographers of the future.
Ryan White
12.6.18
Culture

this film is exposing the forced sterilisation of native americans

'Amá' is essential watching.
Clementine de Pressigny
12.6.18
Culture

these photos capture the wild, queer nightlife scene of 80s hamburg

Hamburg's Front was not just a club, but a space for people to live their truth and freedom. We had a chat with former resident DJ Klaus Stockhausen about rave culture and finding “the real deal”.
Juule Kay
12.6.18
Culture

the slumflower is your best friend, your therapist and your spirit guide

Known to her thousands of followers as The Slumflower, Chidera Eggerue is the self-help guru you need in your life. Your best friend, therapist and spirit guide in one, she’s just released her debut book What A Time To Be Alone.
Frankie Dunn
12.6.18
Culture

what does it mean to be a queer ranchero?

LA-based photographer, Fabian Guerrero photographs LGBTQ men in traditional Mexican attire.
Laura Sanchez
12.6.18
Culture

ten coming of age movies that defined 2018

Whether you're in the messy throes of adolescence or approaching your 70th birthday -- we all stand to learn something from the experiences of young people beamed onto our screens.
Douglas Greenwood
12.6.18
Culture

william strobeck’s new supreme skate film 'blessed' is a masterpiece

We chat to the filmmaker about his skateboarding magnum opus three years in the making.
Felix Petty
12.6.18
Culture

young talent sound off on the responsibilities of fashion image-makers today

With their work on show at London’s 5 Carlos Place, we hear from CSM’s crop of MA Fashion Communication students on the current fashion image context and what it is that keeps them motivated.
Matthew Whitehouse
12.5.18
Culture

seoul's young creatives on transcending the k-bubble

How young creatives are supporting each other and pushing the boundaries of the city's rapidly evolving scene.
Mitch Parker
12.5.18
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