What It’s Like to Find Belonging in the Lolita Community
A “bro-lita” and a genderfluid lolita on what the Japanese fashion subculture means to them.
The Disturbing Trend of Vigilante Attacks on Sex Workers
Though seriously under-reported, violence and violent rhetoric against sex workers must be addressed.
We Asked People at the Library What They're Doing There
In six years, 350 libraries have closed in the UK, with another 111 due to be axed within the next 12 months. We asked who still uses libraries, and what for?
Erotic Asphyxiation: The Widespread and Potentially Fatal Fetish That Nobody in Britain Will Talk About
We talked to some people who get off on choke-fucking and suffocation-wanking about the pleasure, shame and dangers involved.
The Photo Issue 2015
Vintage Photos of British Suburbia in the 80s
Chris Shaw spent three years photographing life on a housing estate in the south of England.
Hanging Out with the Godmother of the Cuban Punk Rock Scene
At a time when all the rockers in Cuba were outcasts, Maria Gattorno made a place for them. Now she heads up the government-sanctioned Cuban Rock Agency and has resurrected the Cuban rock scene.
How Losing My Sight Helped Me Express My Gender Identity
With no mirrors to face I saw my beautiful inner self as a girl, and a woman slowly pushing away the past.
Storm Persephone Tara-Meiying Liu
Photographing Fiji’s Sinking Island Communities
Climate change is literally washing low-lying seaside villages away.
Does Toronto Have a Crack Smoking Judge, As Well As a Crack Smoking Mayor?
The guy who tried to sell the Rob Ford crack tape says it does.
I Survived the Isla Vista Shooting
From my bedroom window I saw a girl crying while blood ran down her leg.