Marta Parszeniew

sex and relationships

A Definitive Guide to Getting Into Strap-Ons

Here's everything to consider, whether you're a young queer looking for new ways to have sex or just interested in pegging your bf.
Daisy Jones
7.29.19
Books

Unpacking Our Childhood Obsession with Jacqueline Wilson

“I remember reading Lola Rose for the first time and there’s a whole description of a young mother giving birth. I read it five times over because I couldn’t believe it.”
Adam England
7.4.19
Save Yourselves

How to Have a Period Without Ruining the Planet

Tampons and pads all contain plastic, and generate more than 200,000 tonnes of waste per year. Here's what you can do about it.
Daisy Jones
7.3.19
Food

Why People Are Boycotting One of the UK's Biggest Caribbean Food Brands

Over the past two years, videos and blog posts have surfaced online that call on Britain's Caribbean community to avoid buying Tropical Sun products.
Lucy Arup
7.1.19
mental health

The Sort of Parents ‘Generation Anxiety’ Will Grow Up to Be

How mental health intersects with our decision on whether or not to have kids in the future.
Biju Belinky
6.24.19
Fashion

Straight Men Quite Simply Can’t Quit the Barbour Jacket

An explainer on "Heterosexual Male Fashion", with a bonus sociology professor perspective.
Louis Staples
6.18.19
Instagram

Every Type of Person Who Watches Your Instagram Stories

We all post IG stories with an ulterior motive. Here are all the people that get caught in your sneaky little web.
Daisy Jones
Hannah Ewens
6.17.19
Food

As a Youth Worker, Food Is My Secret Weapon

Everyone has an opinion about food. Everyone has a positive memory, fun story or emotional connection to a particular dish.
Ciaran Thapar
6.14.19
Features

We Have to Be Honest About 'Polite' Racism at UK Universities

A 'Telegraph' story named limited hair options as a key reason black teens don’t apply to Cambridge. We spoke to students about the reality.
Victoria Sanusi
6.5.19
sub.culture

A Brief History of the Hun, the Most Relatable Woman in Britain

How the ladette birthed a new sub-set of woman, armed with memes, tropes and a gentle kiss at the end of every message.
Hannah Ewens
5.29.19
VICE Does 'Love Island'

An Oral History of 'Celebrity Love Island'

Exploding breast implants, wet-look gel and the Leveson Inquiry. The 2005 show that inspired Britain’s current biggest reality phenomenon was wild.
Annie Lord
5.29.19
London

One Year On, Peckham Levels Is Struggling to Keep Its Promises

The Southwark Council-backed conversion of a disused car park into a ‘cultural destination’ was heralded as an innovative community venture. Now, many of those involved say that it has failed BAME residents.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.21.19
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