Think Pieces

Opinion

Let's be real, who doesn't love a himbo?

A sweet, uncomplicated heartthrob? We simply have to stan.
Nathan Ma
2 days ago
Opinion

This is how we can tackle anti-blackness in the South Asian community

Activists and organisers weigh in on how to root out the deep-seated colourism and harmful anti-Black ideals that pervade the South Asian community today.
Tahmina Begum
7.1.20
Opinion

Black people shouldn’t have to save white lives to earn their respect

With our deification of key workers, the trope of the noble, deserving minority risks undermining the wider struggle for justice.
Raifa Rafiq
6.25.20
Opinion

The future of Pride does not involve police

When Pride marches return to streets post-lockdown, we have to reevaluate the role of the police in their design.
Jason Okundaye
6.4.20
Opinion

What it’s like to be sharing a polyamorous home during lockdown

Love in the time of coronavirus is tough enough for two. Adding a third or fourth romantic partner to the quarantine equation only makes life more complicated.
Abby Moss
4.28.20
Opinion

Nicole Richie is the world’s greatest satirist

Unlike many of her contemporaries, Nicole Richie is capable of parodying the world that birthed her whilst still partaking in the very constructs she is ridiculing.
Alim Kheraj
4.13.20
Opinion

What BBC fitness instructor Tony Britts tells us about Black gay history

The 80s aerobics instructor has become a quarantine home workout hit. The moment I heard his voice, and saw the tightness of his shorts, I knew he was likely dead.
Jason Okundaye
4.9.20
Opinion

The toxicity of the gay male glo-up

Often masked as promoting 'wellness', ugly duckling-to-swan narratives are wreaking havoc on the self-esteem of young gay men today.
Otamere Guobadia
4.7.20
Opinion

For so many in the UK, this lockdown is inherently political

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed countless weaknesses in the state and the injustices hidden from the privileged. 17-year-old inner city activist Athian Akec calls for change and action.
Athian Akec
3.25.20
Culture

What the tech industry is doing to gen Z’s job prospects

A new book by Wendy Liu, Abolish Silicon Valley, suggests that the utopian dreams of the tech industry might not be alle they’re cracked up to be.
James Greig
3.3.20
Think Pieces

Why are we so afraid of being lonely?

Studies have found Gen Z to be the loneliest generation yet, with social media to blame. We asked some experts how, why and what can be done about it.
Alyson Zetta Williams
2.26.20
Opinion

A deep dive investigation into why we're so obsessed with gross food on Instagram

Bone apple teeth! These cursed images make us gag, so why can’t we look away?
Anna Samson
2.25.20
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