By Nicholas Lezard - 24 January 8:30
Nicholas Lezard's "Down and Out" column.
By Rachael Jolley - 21 January 9:54
A third of the most well-off, high status people in society consider themselves to be working class. Maybe it's time for some new definitions?
By Caitlin Leyshon - 19 January 12:48
Before letting rip at HMV staff, remember that while you have lost your £10 gift card, the person you are screaming at has lost their livelihood.
By William Hazell - 18 January 11:58
We need a proactive and empathetic understanding of why some teenagers seem glued to their screens.
By Petra Davis - 18 January 10:17
Don't be fooled: feminism is about exploring gender, not policing it.
By Sky Yarlett - 18 January 9:35
Do not assume you can tell someone’s gender identity just by looking at their gender presentation.
By Will Self - 17 January 8:30
All other New Year's Eve celebrations will pale by comparison.
By Peter Tatchell - 16 January 12:02
Men convicted of victimless homosexual offences three decades ago are threatened with arrest if they refuse to provide samples for the national DNA database.
By Juliet Jacques - 16 January 8:30
When it comes to pronouns or gendered descriptors, it's better to allow people autonomy over their identities rather than impose your own preconceptions.
By Glosswitch - 15 January 9:58
The mean and narrow-minded advice in Steve Biddulph’s “Raising Girls”.
By Jennie Kermode - 15 January 8:30
Writing for NS Trans Issues Week, Jennie Kermode outlines the facts about trans issues and language - an area where prejudice and confusion so often get in the way.
By Rae Boocock - 14 January 18:17
Putting the life back into death.
By Martin Robbins - 14 January 14:32
The myth that Savile "groomed the nation" is pure denialism - pretending that the problem isn’t about us but some other group.
By Alice O'Keeffe - 10 January 10:38
Broke-ness crept up on me stealthily, like adulthood.
By Martha Gill - 09 January 9:29
Martha Gill's "Irrational Animals" column.
By Charlie Hallam - 09 January 8:48
Trans patients should not have to please medical staff before they can access treatment, writes Charlie Hallam.
By Rae Boocock - 08 January 17:43
English Heritage budget cuts threaten the future of London's 150 year old commemorative scheme
By Rowenna Davis - 07 January 15:24
Unexpected people are struggling. The middle is getting closer to the bottom. So what is the way out?
By Glosswitch - 02 January 9:18
"Celebrating" female self-esteem assumes it's been destroyed in the first place - why not protect it instead?
By Helen Lewis - 31 December 12:44
Games as ballet, a playwright on the medium, and (sorry) me talking about ladies, again.
By Laura Bates - 30 December 9:52
Twelve months of disgraceful discrimination.
By George Eaton - 28 December 13:05
From the new patriotism to Ed Miliband's Jewish heritage, the best NS writing on identity.
By Glosswitch - 20 December 8:56
We have to change the mindset that says women's choices must be “won” or “awarded”.
By Josie Long - 19 December 6:22
Josie Long recalls the student protests, UK Uncut and her activism over two years of Tory government, and celebrates the joy of “coming out” as a feminist.
By Glosswitch - 14 December 12:56
If that’s respect, I’m Chrétien de Troyes.
By Steven Baxter - 13 December 13:12
When you’re a teenager you’re angry about everything, without necessarily knowing why. Steven Baxter suggests that it’s time for the grown-up teenagers to get properly angry – the kind of anger that comes with intimate knowledge of everything that’s gone
By Alan White - 13 December 10:19
You probably feel guilty when you see a homeless person, but don't know what to do for the best. Now, you can call Streetlink and they will work with local services to get the person off the street and into accommodation.
By Laurie Penny - 13 December 6:41
Sex work isn’t stigmatised because it is dangerous. Sex work is dangerous because it is stigmatised.
By Sophie Elmhirst - 13 December 5:49
Think how refreshing it would be if, once in a while, people admitted that they weren't sure about things.
By Nichi Hodgson - 12 December 14:16
Former dominatrix Nichi Hodgson was stunned to discover that the pictures that accompanied her article on how to safely spank a man were deemed officially "too racy" for the paper that proudly prints Page 3.