Each year 17,000 domestic workers accompany wealthy families to the UK – helped by a special visa regime that campaigners call a “recipe for slavery”.
If I had a piece of North Face clothing for every time a straight woman has said to me, “I wish I were a lesbian, but I just don’t fancy women” I would be able to open a Dyke Wear Emporium.
Cyberbullying became a major subject last year after a number of teen suicides linked to social network Ask.fm. But what is it, and how can we prevent young people from abusing each other online?
A healthy, humane culture should have space not just for the idea of us, but for our bodies, our children, what we are and what we do.
The time is coming when everyone who believes in equality and social justice must decide where they stand on the issue of trans rights.
No, not all prostitutes get paid loads - and they're aren't all on drugs or from Eastern Europe. To make better policy around street-based sex work, we must first understand the reality of what it involves.
Despite all the distress and financial hardship caused by a malfunctioning assessment process, spending on the government’s main sickness and disability benefit is set to rise.
A slew of welfare stories this morning suggests the coalition is stumbling over its biggest bugbear: the benefits bill. Labour should play this carefully – in economic, not social, terms.
Why freezing child benefit up to 2020 to pay for extended childcare for under-fives misses the point.
Rough sleeping has almost doubled in London in the past few years and private businesses are making it tough for the new homeless to put down their blankets.
In an age of fiscal famine, the tax and spend policies of the past are no longer an option.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?