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…