Think Pieces

Opinion

Don’t feel bad for dumping me for my mental illness

If you’re reading this and we used to date I don’t blame you for how things ended. I’m also sorry for all those drunk texts.
Megan Wallace
11.14.19
Opinion

The death of gay clubbing and the rise of the alt queer night

How events like Homobloc are ushering in a new era for LGBT+ clubbers.
James Greig
11.14.19
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
Opinion

how the 'stormzy effect' is changing the narrative around elite university access

In acknowledging the tireless hard work of Cambridge's African and Caribbean Society, Stormzy has spotlighted the Black students reforming access systems and governance from within.
Jason Okundaye
10.31.19
Opinion

what’s it like being a black woman gamer in 2019?

A look at the rampant misogynoir of the global gaming community.
Shakeena Johnson
10.30.19
Think Pieces

the hidden meaning behind what politicians wear

Whether it's Bernie Sanders's oversized suits or Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's hoop earrings, their sartorial choices represent more than just personal style.
Madeleine Janz
10.28.19
straight ups

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.
Aki Okuda
Eric
10.18.19
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
9.25.19
Opinion

what studying abroad can do to your mental health

It's sold as wall-to-wall fun and freedom, but students can feel they've been left high and dry when the reality doesn't match up.
Kirstie Sutherland
9.24.19
Opinion

"i’ve seen the systemic causes of knife crime unfold before my eyes" says youth mp athian akec

The 16-year-old student and Camden Youth MP writes for i-D about why the government's new campaign is a coldhearted response to knife crime when the root causes, austerity and racist policy, prevail.
Athian Akec
8.22.19
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
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