Women, Pathologisation and Crime

Imagine if you were told that by a judge. Psychiatric disposals – any sentence which involves treatment for a mental health problem, from court-ordered therapy to hospital confinement – are...
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Who here is a feminist?

Questions Without Answers Each month, Olivia Scher chooses a personal question to ask herself, discussing her ideas, thoughts and feelings about life and the world around us. In exploring a...
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It’s Getting Hot in Here

I grew up in London, a city notorious for the endless rain. I go to university in Edinburgh, which is equally famous for three o’clock sunsets and freezing, toe-curling winds....
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The Pleasure Gap

It was a tweet from Dr Laurie Mintz, professor of human sexuality, detailing the following statistics:  “When masturbating, 95% of women orgasm. In first time hook-ups with other women, the...
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Keep the Change

It’s always the thing I’ve found hardest about breakups – the change of plan. Eventually you work out a new path, new plans take their place, and you go off...
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Metamorphosis: LGBTQ+ Rights in the UK

Meg Reynolds, Environmental Editor CW: homophobia, transphobia, mentions of self-harm and suicide. But as I’ve understood myself better over time, who I am to the outside world has changed. I’ve...
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The Spectacle of Violence

CW: Sexual Violence The idea that tourists were able to physically place themselves in spaces of violence, gazing at them from the comfort of a tour bus. The notion that...
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What are we having?

Questions Without Answers A new chapter has begun.  And it’s well overdue. This lockdown year it was especially important to find meaning, but looking back, I think I was prone...
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