My True Romance With A Colombian Drug Lord
A trans woman talks about her up close experience with a deadly narco baron.
Prison Guards Told Us What It's Like Working with the Most Violent Inmates
In British prisons, "one percenters" are those deemed so unruly that they spend the majority of their sentences in solitary confinement.
Prison Escapees Describe How They Did It
"Other inmates attacked the guards. Being of a slightly mellower constitution, I stole an ice cream and went for a walk in the sun."
I Persuaded a Dealer to Cook and Deliver a Beef Wellington Instead of Weed
Because food goes well with weed.
This Hooligan Wants to Bring British Soccer Gangs to the US
We spoke to Derek "Diablo" Alvarez, who founded the Miami Casuals and plans to turn hooliganism into a joint US-UK combat sport.
Undercover Cops Tell Us About Times Their Covers Could Have Been Blown
"Are you guys cops?" he asked. "If you are…" he added, touching my forehead with his two fingers, imitating a gun. "Pop! Pop!"
Blind People Tell Us How They Experience Sexual Attraction
"My brain usually makes its mind up whether or not I like a person within five seconds."
Ex-Prisoners Tell Us About Their Worst Cellmate
"I told him J.R.R. Tolkien didn't invent elves. He told me to close the door. I knew he wanted to fight."
How Governments Can Curb Anti-Sikh Discrimination
It starts with making sure efforts to stop hate crimes aren't themselves discriminatory.
How Does Caste Discrimination Affect the British Bhangra Scene?
Class division is tearing the UK's bhangra scene apart. Can music bring people back together again?
What Your First Day in Prison Is Like
We spoke to four ex-cons to find out how it feels to go from the outside to the inside.
Why Hasn't the UK Banned Caste Discrimination?
A survey we conducted in London found that 20 percent of people have been personally affected, so it's strange the government is still dragging its feet.