Maternity Care in Crisis

What led to the unfolding scandal around maternity care in Shropshire?

Constructing Lads mags – Playboy to Nuts

Estelle Cooch looks at the demise of Nuts and asks what the competition of original porn mags Playboy, Penthouse and Hustler, can tell us about lads mags today. A decade on from its launch, the...

Review: Blurred Lines

Jaz Blackwell-Pal reviews the play Blurred Lines, a political piece of theatre that highlights how powerful women are in the face of misogyny and a sexist onslaught.

Beyond taking sides on No Outsiders

To understand the controversy about LGBT lessons in schools, we need to understand the oppression of both LGBT people and the Muslim community.

Get The State Out Of My Bedroom

Are civil partnerships a new freedom, or do they simply show us how far there still is to go for real liberation?

We burned the cop cars one by one: a review of ‘When We Rise’...

Colin Wilson reviews an inspiring memoir of decades of LGBT activism Cleve Jones tells us that there were two times when the movement – the gay liberation movement, the LGBT movement –...

The Tories, sexual violence and institutional cover-ups

Reflecting on allegations towards 36 Conservative MPs, Kate Bradley argues that we should look past the big scandals and dodgy politics of the list itself - it's the violence and the cover-ups which should...
Juliet Jacques

This story of a trans life is a step towards imagining real liberation

Sølvi reviews Trans: A Memoir by Juliet Jacques (Verso, £16.99) When Juliet Jacques started writing her Transgender Journey blog in the Guardian, I'm reasonably sure I didn't even know what transgender was. I wish, in hindsight,...
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What future for Ireland, 50 years after British troops went in?

On 22 August Eamonn McCann and Maev McDaid will be speaking in London about the political situation in Ireland 50 years on from British troops going in.

Care, consent and coercion under capitalism

Alan Sears, a socialist activist based in Toronto, spoke to Hazel Croft about sexuality, sexual coercion and consent, and the possibilities for sexual liberation today.