Jake Hall

Culture

we’re getting closer to declaration of a climate emergency – what next?

Following Extinction Rebellion's climate action, and Greta Thunberg's London visit, where are we headed?
Jake Hall
5.1.19
Music

how billie eilish uses humor and horror to talk about mental health

On her first full-length album Billie skillfully discusses mental health and self-loathing. But behind the melodrama there’s an extremely relatable, endearingly goofy 17-year-old.
Jake Hall
4.4.19
Fashion

tracing robyn’s most iconic music video looks, in her own words

From ‘Show Me Love’ to ‘Honey’, we asked Robyn to discuss her evolving style via her best music videos.
Jake Hall
2.28.19
Culture

what’s really happening in chechnya right now?

The LGBTQ community is under attack and urgent action is needed.
Jake Hall
1.29.19
Culture

gay for play: how video games became a space to virtually explore queerness

As a newly-opened exhibition at Berlin’s Schwules Museum examines the queer history of video games, writer Jake Hall investigates the ways in which virtual worlds have provided an escape for young people the world over.
Jake Hall
1.25.19
Opinion

is there such a thing as too woke?

It's been quite a week of hot-takes.
Jake Hall
12.7.18
Opinion

shawn mendes has a point – we need to stop policing male femininity

Our knowledge of gender and sexuality is expanding at breakneck speed, but the Mendes memes prove we still have rigid ideas of what it means to be masculine or to act gay.
Jake Hall
11.28.18
Opinion

what is digital clothing?

Exploring whether this is a potential answer to Instagram-inspired over-consumption, or just a gimmick.
Jake Hall
11.23.18
Fashion

is bryanboy right — is sustainability incompatible with fashion?

The unlikely opponent to 'greenwashing' states his case.
Jake Hall
11.6.18
Culture

photographs of swaziland’s first ever lgbt pride march

See the jubilance of a historic event in a country where homosexuality is illegal.
Jake Hall
7.5.18
Think Pieces

the haul video trend promotes the worst parts of fast-fashion

A closer look at the YouTube subculture and its impact on shopping habits.
Jake Hall
6.21.18
Fashion

bangladesh isn’t fashion’s only dirty secret

We’ve winced at "Made in Bangladesh" labels since the deadly Rana Plaza collapse in 2013, but this Fashion Revolution Week we must open our eyes to factory conditions around the world.
Jake Hall
4.26.18
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