The photographs of Nigella Lawson in the Sunday People are undoubtedly shocking - but do they really "raise awareness", or is the victim, already, being neglected and ignored?
When I tell people I no longer speak to you, they assume it’s because of my difficult and lengthy transition from male to female. That frames me as the problem. I don’t speak to you because I don’t share your values and I don’t like the way you treat people.
Inequality, not immigration, was what sparked the unrest.
A controversy involving a bill before the Scottish Parliament and a rogue submission by its Paisley Branch has forced Amnesty to clarify its position on the criminalisation of sex work.
Writing for National Carers Week, Hannah Buchanan explains why the role of carers in our society is so important, and why we should be more aware of what they do for us.
Faith and conviction cannot be burnt by the flames of hatred.
Long years of deadlock and bitter recrimination are now coming to a head as the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam threatens Egypt's water security.
It is now the responsibility of the left to support the Syrian people, but be critical friends, remaining true to their principles.
It's time to listen to the real experts, says Lauren Hersh.
You think you won't, but you will.
The real causes of hunger are inequality of wealth and power, not a lack of big business. So the G8 leaders should abandon their efforts to promote the corporate takeover of African agriculture, and instead support the demands of the African farmers’ grou
Can only when we stop confusing artistic merit with ethical deformity can we start having interesting conversations about what constitutes “artistic” pornography and whether there’s a market for it, says Tabatha Leggett.
As the reporting of Paris Jackson and Stephen Fry's suicide attempts has shown, the media has a chronic problem with the quality of reporting around suicide.
Chris Allen's research has shown that mosques are rarely just seen by as places of worship.
Uncomfortable though it might be, it is entirely conceivable the Woolwich attack was motivated by both an unwise, unsustainable and unjust foreign policy, and the beliefs predominant within minority elements of British Sunni Islam, namely Salafi-Jihadis.
Humans just aren't very good at giving birth - we produce magnificently big-skulled babies and have skinny little pelvises. A natural birth may sounds wonderful in theory, but in practice it's wise to give nature a helping hand.
A response from the Minister for Disabled People.
The British are certainly in the dock today, but so are the Kenyan authorities.
Anti-fascists who happily march against the BNP or EDL rarely show that level of commitment against Anjem Choudhary’s group. Why?
"I will go back at this," the President claimed. But when? While he wrings his hands and blames Congress, men who have been denied justice are protesting in the only way they can - refusing to eat.
What began in an Istanbul park has tapped in to years of grievances.
“Don’t feed the trolls”: race, privilege, and intersectional feminism.
Pushing the poorest people to borrow money to pay their rent, and far beyond their means, forces our social problems under the carpet.
The government's gender equality campaigns either ignore or stereotype men and boys.
Over the next decade one hundred million girls will marry before their 18th birthday worldwide.
Having once implored BNP members to avoid marches, Griffin is losing a race to the bottom.
Innocent people could be in jail if proposed changes to the legal system are implemented. Here is one of them.
If modern feminism is about freedom of expression, then there’s nothing wrong with choosing to be viewed as a sexual object.
The potential censorship ramifications of the campaign are huge, and it also misses the opportunity to create productive dialogue around gender and desire, argues Nichi Hodgson.
Laura Parker interviews Grace Bellavue, the closest thing Australia has to a celebrity sex worker.