Women are writing ‘Me Too’ to highlight sexual assault. What are men doing?
Rowen Nicola Ball

Women are writing ‘Me Too’ to highlight sexual assault. What are men doing?

Me too. These are two of the most comforting words in the English language. You think you did badly in that maths test? Me too. You’ve been feeling kind of down lately? Me too. You were sexually assaulted? Me too. The #MeToo movement was originally created by organiser Tarana Burke in 2007. Burke recently told Ebony Magazine … Continue reading

How can we begin to tackle a problem like body image?
Bianca Levin

How can we begin to tackle a problem like body image?

Imagine for a second, a world where magazines don’t advertise an ideal figure, a world where weight loss programs don’t exist, a world where a minority body type isn’t regarded as the “perfect” and “ultimate” physique, a world where discourse surrounding women’s bodies doesn’t exist. Perhaps if a world like this existed, society wouldn’t have … Continue reading

The fetus in American body politic
Stephanie Sy-Quia

The fetus in American body politic

The promise of happiness’s pursuit is sustainable only through deferral. This deferral is enacted through the magical, punitive phrase ‘for our children’: our entire society is held in the custody of the perpetually unborn. The promise of eventual happiness yawns out over the horizon: linear, vectoral; leaving us behind. In his queer polemic No Future, Lee … Continue reading