Acid on the streets of london: Resham Khan’s story

Acid on the streets of london: Resham Khan’s story

The reality is that buying these corrosive substances is easier than buying knives...

Charlie Craggs: trans activist, author, and self-proclaimed ‘bad b#tch’ in conversation with HM

Charlie Craggs: trans activist, author, and self-proclaimed ‘bad b#tch’ in conversation with HM

I wanted to create a book of sisterly advice for the next generation of girls, so they don’t have to struggle the way I did...

Is it time for Boris to get on his bike and stop peddling flim flam?

Is it time for Boris to get on his bike and stop peddling flim flam?

Words by Emma Greedy It most definitely was not Boris who was at fault for stating that he believed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was in Iran teaching journalism. His statement was simply misinterpreted, by absolutely everybody… Much like the time that everybody in Britain misinterpreted Johnson’s promise of £350 million pounds being returned to the NHS if [...]

Pinkwashing: Who Benefits From London Pride?

Pinkwashing: Who Benefits From London Pride?

Words by Alex Bond My first time at London pride I unwittingly crashed the parade. I’m still not sure how it happened, or how nobody noticed my friends and I, especially since one of us was a 6ft2 drag queen wearing 6 inch heels. It was our first time at such a big Pride event, [...]

HM’s First Global Scoop! Turns Out Women Are Equal After All…

HM’s First Global Scoop! Turns Out Women Are Equal After All…

The notion that a woman’s place is in the home appears, at this point, to be a convenient excuse for the oppression of women by men. And a notion that is unravelling before our very eyes in this modern era.

Why is London Shutting Down Its LGBTQI Spaces?

Why is London Shutting Down Its LGBTQI Spaces?

Words by Robin Ward. London’s nightlife is renowned globally for its vast, cutting-edge selection of clubs. The city’s vibrant and myriad community, eclectically spanning indie-rockers to grime and garage heads, pack the likes of Phonox and Ministry every weekend. Even if nights spent flailing around in a smoky room and spilling your beer over your [...]

A Year of Bullshit: Who is really to blame for the politics of lies?

A Year of Bullshit: Who is really to blame for the politics of lies?

Words by William Watkin. Post-truth, post-fact, fake news, bullshit; these are all words trying to capture our new relationship to the ancient art of lying.  It has widely been assumed that a year of digitised bullshit-spreading has resulted in a dramatic shift in the political landscape from evidence-based governance spanning the centre-ground, to personality-driven demagogues [...]