A Murderer's Lament: in the Name of Grace Millane

This article has been published anonymously. [Featured Image: Artwork produced by Grace Millane in 2018. Image depicts a face painted in the yellows, blues, and purples of a bruise. The eyes are big, brown, and sad.] “She was a slut She was asking for it She died in a sex game gone wrong She liked…

UK: 100 Years of Women in Law

Eliška Stroehlein is a third year English Law – French Law student at Panthéon-Assas University Paris II with an interest in international law, queerness, and representation. [Featured Image: A faceless cartoon with long black hair wearing a white collar shirt and a black robe, holding a gavel and a folder. They are standing against a…

Being Non-White at a White University: It's Time to Decolonise

Sarah Nizarali is a first-year History and Iberian Studies student. She hopes to one day go into post-colonial studies and research the Lusophone and South Asian world. In her free time, she tries to run away from commercialisation, tucking herself into tiny coffee shops, independent films and the mountains. [Featured Image: The Maughan Library’s cream…

Climate Change Movements – Why Are They White Dominated?

Sagal Hassan is a Masters student at KCL. [Featured Image: Extinction Rebellion protestors at a rally with their signature bright green, pink, and white signs.] During extinction rebellion’s recent mass protests at tube stations, I asked myself why are many climate change movements led by middle class white people despite it disproportionately effecting people of…

I’m Not Oppressed, I’m Free.

Fatin Abdullah is a recent history graduate from SOAS. She loves all things creative, whether that’s drawing, singing or writing. She also loves Jazz music, reading and Disney movies and stands for equality. Equality between men and women, black and white and everything in between. People just need to be a little more compassionate, a…

Power Distance in the Workplace: a Trigger or Buffer for Sexual Harassment?

Areeshya Thevamanohar is a Politics student with a passion for challenging great injustices through writing. Growing up in multicultural Malaysia, and then moving to London, she hopes to keep exploring the many conflicting views that have shaped how gender is treated in all walks of life. [Featured Image: Three small people dressed in business attire…

A Tribute to Junko Furuta: a Protest to Put an End to Gendered Violence

This article has been published anonymously. Content Warning: This piece includes graphic descriptions of sexual and physical violence [Featured Image: A young woman with a solemn look on her face cast in black and white. This is a screen capture from the music video quoted below.] Seconds of frightened wouldn’t be forgotten  Happiness was fainted…

Why You Might Be a Feminist (And Why It’s Going To Be OK)

Saga Jaubert is a final year War Studies & History student, particularly interested in how national security, intelligence, and nationalist politics shape international conflicts. In terms of non war-related interests, she also enjoys literature, theatre, and music, but hates the occasional small talk about Brexit. [Featured image: a painting of female faces in front of…

‘I’m Not Interested, Sorry’: Men Approaching Women

Ellie Macmillan-Fox is a 3rd Year History and International Relations student. She grew up taking feminist inspiration from the likes of Caitlin Moran and has a keen interest in women’s participation in domestic and global politics. As a History student, she has studied the evolution of women’s movements during the 19th and 20th Centuries. She’s…

Why Universal Healthcare Doesn’t Always Mean Equal Access

Maisie Allen is a second year Liberal Arts student at KCL. “No society can legitimately call itself civilised if a sick person is denied medical aid because of lack of means” – Aneurin Bevan.  In the 71 years since its conception, the National Health Service, arguably the foundation of the United Kingdom’s welfare state, has…