Maya Oppenheim

  • Inside Britain's Steroid Epidemic

    Up to 1 million people in the UK are using illegal steroids—could that be related to muscle dysmorphia, a.k.a. "bigorexia"?

  • Babies Behind Bars

    100 babies are born in prisons in England and Wales each year, yet there's no universal standard for what prisons have to provide for pregnant women – in extreme cases, some have been left to clean their cell after miscarrying.

  • Too Poor to Die

    Life is difficult in austerity Britain and now, too, is death. Rising funeral costs and reduced state support means many poor families are forced to rely on the council to bury their loved ones.

  • For Homeless Women, Having a Period Isn't a Hassle – It's a Nightmare

    As long as sanitary ware is classified as a "non-essential" and "luxury" item, and isn't given out for free like condoms, homeless women may be forced to shoplift for tampons and towels, or resort to using tissue from McDonald's toilets.