Simone Veil: What a Woman!

Contributor Léah Boukobza is a third year Liberal Arts student, majoring in Geography, and minoring in Politics with a love of art, literature, and the written word. Translator María Paula Rincón Hoyos has future hopes to help communities of both Latin and non-Latin women to seek empowerment. Simone Jacob was born on July 13th, 1927,…

A Small Introduction to Feminism: 4×4 Feminist Features

 Features Editor Sophie Perry is a pursuing a Masters in Contemporary Literature, Culture & Theory and is interested in Intersectional Feminism, Queer theory, gender performativity and postcolonial identities. Translator Wendy Enid Pérez Grecco is an internationally educated Civil Engineer who was recently  one of ten global recipients to be awarded a place on the inaugural M4DLink Women in…

Sophie Scholl: A Young Life Dedicated to Changing the World

Contributor Anna-Leah Gebühr is a second year War Studies student with interests in history and war, migration and pacifism. Translator María Paula Rincón Hoyos has future hopes to help communities of both Latin and non-Latin women to seek empowerment. “zerreißt den Mantel der Gleichgültigkeit, den ihr um euer Herz gelegt habt” A group of young…

Saying Goodbye to Misogyny in Music

Regular Contributor Zahra Hassan is a second year Religion, Politics, & Society student with a love for intersectional feminism, spoken word poetry, and bizarre documentaries. Translator María Paula Rincón Hoyos has future hopes to help communities of both Latin and non-Latin women to seek empowerment. Every time you turn on the radio, log onto social media,…

2018 Labour/Conservative Debate: Politics or Power Play?

“We’re students, not professional politicians. We need to respect each other” Current Events Reporters Isa Betoret García and Anna-Leah Gebühr attended last week’s Annual Labour/Conservative debate, put on by the KCL Politics Society. After 90 minutes of fiery debate, these are the conclusions they have drawn. Labour Debaters: Meg Hall, Osian Evans-Sharma Conservative Debaters: Emily Slatter, Ayush…

Why We Focus on Women

Editor-in-Chief Madison Miszewski is a second year in History with interests in migration, queerness, and diplomacy.  This piece is an unconventional one to put on The Clandestine. Usually we would respond to a request of this nature in a message or a meeting – but the staff of The Clandestine felt this was a discourse…

Rethinking Feminist Discourse on FGC

Contributor Charlotte-Kissick Jones is a second year studying English and is one of The Clandestine’s Current Events Reporters. Translator Isa Betoret García is a second year War Studies and History student who is particularly interested in how feminism affects every day life and believes that open conversation and compassion are the best ways to change the…

The Modern Goddess: Body Positivity from Antiquity to Today

Contributor Issabella Orlando is a second year Classics student who enjoys writing about the intersection between the standards of antiquity and the expectations of modernity. Translator Katharine Desgans is a third year International Development student with a passion for cooking, animal activism, and international politics. [Featured Image: Crouching Venus, Hadrianic copy of Greek original by…

Brett Kavanaugh: Criminal, Emotional, and Unqualified

Contributor Coline Baralon is a second year in International Relations, with growing interests in the topics of feminism, human rights and diplomacy. Editor’s Note: As a young, queer, American woman who has found it incredibly difficult to tune into the news of her home country, I feel the need to lend my voice to this discussion….

Karen: A Self Portrait

Art Contributor Karen Birnie is a final year Medical student at KCL. She is the former President of KCL Sexpression and has a particular interest in how we can better deliver sex and relationship education to young people. Translator Isa Betoret García is a second year War Studies and History student who is particularly interested in…

The Plight of the Indian Activist

Contributor Diya Nair is a third year Law student at KCL, who is interested in post-colonial feminism and the intersection of culture and gender identity. Translator Isa Betoret García is a second year War Studies and History student who is particularly interested in how feminism affects every day life and believes that open conversation and…

Life Continues After

Catriona Louise is a recent KCL graduate who runs the project “Life Continues After”, a communal online space for survivors of sexual assault and a soon to be podcast. Translator Mariana Dongo-Soria a is a second year History student who loves to write creatively, dance passionately, and dodge pigeons consistently. TW: sexual assault — It will be…