Amber Roberts

Stuff

Porn Stars Tell Us How they Get Around Social Media Nudity Rules

Porn age restrictions are meant to be on their way to the UK, but they'll have to contend with social media platforms that let X-rated network slip through filters anyway.
Amber Roberts
7.17.16
Stuff

We Asked a Philosopher Whether or Not It’s OK to Do Drugs

What would John Stewart Mill say about weed? Are psychedelics OK if they expand your mind? Are drugs a bad thing from a moral standpoint? We asked an expert.
Amber Roberts
1.27.16
Stuff

Dispelling the Myths About Trans People 'Detransitioning'

Stories about trans people looking to reverse their surgeries are far more complicated than tabloid headlines would have you believe.
Amber Roberts
11.17.15
Stuff

Getting to Grips with Dokha, the Super-Strength Tobacco Becoming Popular in Britain

One bowl of dokha is like five or six cigarettes in one hit. The sensation feels a bit like laughing gas, but you cough and splutter a whole lot more.
Amber Roberts
10.28.15
tech

The Future of British Wanking: Imagining a World Beyond the Porn Ban

The British government is talking about blocking free porn. But how will this affect the quality and cost of naughty videos?
Amber Roberts
8.27.15
Stuff

Why Skin Conditions Need to Be Taken More Seriously

Stigmatized and under-prioritized by doctors, skin conditions can really fuck with your head as well as your body.
Amber Roberts
8.14.15
News

We Asked an Expert How to Solve the Calais Migrant Crisis

He told us that letting all the migrants from Calais into the UK would be no big deal, and that sending in the army would be "deeply shameful."
Amber Roberts
8.3.15
Film

'52 Tuesdays’ Is a Clever and Sensitive Look at Transgender Parenthood

We talked to director Sophie Hyde about her new film, which was shot only on Tuesdays, every Tuesday, for one whole year.
Amber Roberts
8.3.15
Stuff

The People Who Can Perfectly Remember Every Single Day of Their Lives

When I'm thinking about my life, I hone in on a time and access it like you would a chapter of a DVD," said Joey DeGrandis, one of the few people in the world with highly superior autobiographical memory.
Amber Roberts
7.28.15
Stuff

Otherkin Are People Too; They Just Identify as Nonhuman

We talked to the internet residents who feel more like foxes, dragons, and cats than members of Homo sapiens.
Amber Roberts
7.16.15
Photo

The Bahraini Uprising in Photos: Road Blocks, Tear Gas, and No Right to Protest

The photography collective Road Bloc has been taking significant risks to depict the intense political unrest that has been unfolding in Bahrain for years.
Amber Roberts
7.10.15