Moya Lothian-McLean

Up + Rising

Patia Borja: "Sometimes we want to laugh rather than Instagram be a triggering thing"

The creator of @patiasfantasyworld and that infamous database of BLM-related resources discusses the state of our world, performative activism and learning to organise IRL.
Moya Lothian-McLean
9.21.20
Opinion

15 useful (and free) tips you can do to aid your mental health in lockdown

When the outside feels hostile and inside is leaving you in total despair -- this is what you can do to help combat those feelings.
Moya Lothian-McLean
6.8.20
Beauty

Every hairstyle you’re going to consider during lockdown

And why you should (or shouldn't) do it.
Moya Lothian-McLean
3.31.20
Opinion

What to do if you’re a freelancer or on a zero-hours contract right now

Your guide to everything from deferred income tax payments to starting your own OnlyFans.
Moya Lothian-McLean
3.24.20
Culture

These activists use makeup to defy mass surveillance

London is the second most surveilled city in the world. Dazzle Club is the activism group using anti-facial recognition paint to bring awareness towards this.
Moya Lothian-McLean
1.29.20
Culture

have we gone too far to ever switch off?

A new exhibition examines the real forces keeping us logged on to social media.
Moya Lothian-McLean
11.6.19
Culture

is gen z killing the influencer?

Rome is on the brink of falling and the barbarians -- aka people who make TikToks -- are at the gates.
Moya Lothian-McLean
7.24.19
Music

meet the viral star with a tyler, the creator seal of approval

Nat Puff is known to some as the Vine star and comedian behind near-perfect impressions of Tyler, the Creator and Frank Ocean. To others she's the musician looking to change the narrative around "trans heartbreak" music.
Moya Lothian-McLean
5.23.19
News

lgbtq workers are suffering from a ‘hidden epidemic’ of sexual harassment

A new study found that despite huge amounts of harassment in the workplace, most incidents are still going unreported.
Moya Lothian-McLean
5.17.19
News

a new law is about to make renting in the uk considerably cheaper

Say goodbye to sky-high letting fees from the 1st of June.
Moya Lothian-McLean
5.13.19
News

73% of independent musicians experience mental illness

A new report spoke to 1,500 artists on the state of their mental wellbeing.
Moya Lothian-McLean
5.9.19
Music

why this forgotten frank ocean album needs revisiting

We asked Frank Ocean stans why 'Endless' is their favourite album and deserved of more recognition.
Moya Lothian-McLean
2.1.19