uk

Photography

These Queer People Wrote Love Letters to Their Younger Selves

Photographer Heather Glazzard asked LGBTQ people from the U.K. to write notes to their teenage selves.
Zing Tsjeng
5 days ago
death

Scientists Want to Inspire Public Conversations About Death

A new installation at a London shopping mall aims to make conversations about our mortality more commonplace.
Becky Ferreira
5.9.19
Health

Social Services Can Threaten Families of Children with Chronic Fatigue

Myalgic encephalomyelitis, or ME, is little understood by the general public. That lands some parents in the firing line.
Natasha Wynarczyk
5.2.19
Photos

These Photos Celebrate the Strength and Endurance of Indigenous Women

Liliana Merizalde's photographic series "Inner Disruptions" uses prosthetics to communicate the life experiences of Indigenous Colombians.
Nicole Garcia Merida
4.30.19
uk

These Women Are Doing 'No Man 2019' And —Surprise!— It's Going Great

These women say they're using their year-long break from men to build a stronger relationship with themselves.
Maighna Nanu
4.26.19
crime

What It's Like To Lose Your Sister in an Honor Killing

Banaz Mahmod was murdered by her father and uncle even after reporting her fears to the police multiple times. A decade later, her sister Payzee believes that British police still aren't taking honor killings seriously.
Sophie Brown
4.25.19
goddess guide

Meet Parvati, the Hindu Goddess of Love, Power, and Renewal

Parvati can embody many forms, each of which is worshipped as an individual goddess in her own right.
Nadya Agrawal
4.23.19
Common Misconceptions, Answered

A Poly Person Answers All Your Burning Questions About Polyamory

Since polyamory is more about communication than anything else, let's see if we can talk through some myths about jealousy, raising families, and, duh, sex.
Dominique Sisley
4.17.19
Games Opinion

We Need to Get Ready for GamerGate Politicans

Carl "Sargon of Akkad" Benjamin, one of the original voices of GamerGate, is running for a seat in the European Parliament. He's not a fringe voice—he's becoming the mainstream.
Patrick Klepek
4.16.19
Menstruation

This Is How One Country Gave Free Menstrual Products to All Its Students

The Scottish government allocated £9.2 million to offer free sanitary products in schools and convinced other places in the UK to follow suit.
Siobhan Ball
4.16.19
stalking

My Daughter Died By Suicide After Being Abused at College

The police officers took my hand, and asked: “Is your daughter Emily a student at the University of Aberdeen?” They told me she had taken her own life. I can honestly say that our world descended into complete darkness.
Fiona Drouet
4.12.19
Unfollow Me

4 Women Killed By Men They'd Reported to South Wales Police

Using British Freedom of Information laws, Broadly obtained the number of women killed by partners, ex-partners, or stalkers in south Wales in a three year period, despite reporting them to police.
Sirin Kale
4.11.19
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