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Pen pals are the wholesome hobby taking over social media

After nearly a year of pandemic, our idea of fun has gone from nightclubs and festivals to stamp collecting and snail mail. What a time to be alive.
Katie Goh
a day ago
Culture

Why JoJo Siwa’s coming out matters

As LGBTQ+ rights are clawed back from Trump, could it be a gearshift moment for America’s hetero-dominant cultural elite?
Douglas Greenwood
2 days ago
Culture

Caleb Femi's poetry shatters stereotypes around Black British youth

The hyphenate artist tells Ciaran Thapar about his recent book of poetry, 'Poor', a poignant portrait of the South London neighbourhood he grew up in.
Ciaran Thapar
2 days ago
News

Bimbos and bear sex: what i-D loved this week

No, we’ve not been hacked.
Douglas Greenwood
5 days ago
Culture

Why art teaches us more about AIDS than school ever will

As the first show centred on the spread of HIV/AIDS in Britain hits TV, we unpack why culture has done the heavy lifting on queer education.
Jack King
1.21.21
Culture

Manju Journal's 20 hot creatives and collectives

The Ghanaian arts platform is tipping these artists, architects, designers, poets and more for big things in 2021.
Ryan White
1.21.21
Culture

Skateboobs are the femxle Scottish crew tackling skate sexism on TikTok

"The point is you can be a womxn and reach any level you want. You can be a queer womxn and you will be welcomed and find your people."
Zoya Raza-Sheikh
1.20.21
Culture

20 years of Dogtown and Z-Boys: “It documented a revolution.”

In the mid-70s, a group of California kids changed skateboarding forever. Here, they discuss life since the cult 2001 doc that told their story.
James Balmont
1.19.21
Culture

2021 is the year of the bimbo

On TikTok, Gen Z are resurrecting and reclaiming a once misogynistic stereotype. And that’s hot, actually.
Roisin Lanigan
1.19.21
Culture

Bear sex and gay stuff: i-D’s alt reading list for 2021

Calm the horrors of 2021 by digging into these books about BDSM and being Twitter famous.
Barry Pierce
1.19.21
Culture

The charity using poetry to change young people’s lives

Football Beyond Borders' spoken word project, 'Beyond Bars', looks to empower disadvantaged UK youth. 16-year-old poet Abi Simms is proof of how.
Mahoro Seward
1.19.21
News

A new incubator offers mentoring for underrepresented groups in the creative industries

Applications are now open for a joint fund worth £20,000 and a chance to be mentored by leading creatives and institutions in London.
Ryan White
1.19.21
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