The legal aid reforms will lead to innocent people being jailed. A barrister's wife explains why.
The founder of the What the Frock! comedy night talks to Nicky Clark.
When I realised that gender was made up I stopped worrying about what "being a man" meant.
The complexity of the process should not dissuade the Government from sticking to its guns.
The tabloids are smearing Roma – but we've heard these myths before.
The opinions in this article are NSFW. Or breakfast. Or anywhere - that's the problem. Women aren't supposed to be filthy.
Jon Cruddas and Diane Abbot have argued this week that Labour must value the roles that fathers play in modern families. But first, it must stop policies which disadvantage men.
Over 100,000 people in Britain converted to Islam between 2001-2011, yet it is believed that up to 75 per cent may have since lost their faith. Who are they - and how do they feel about the way of life they embraced then quickly abandoned?
Just try renting a house on a valid student visa after the latest proposals go through.
Pain relief and palliative care is a human right - and yet global access to drugs is grossly unequal. Change is urgently needed.
My mother and I both married men from Pakistan. Both marriages ended in divorce, but their circumstances and our attitudes towards them could not have been more different: it is a sign of how much has changed.
It is widely believed that ‘true’ victims are always happy and willing to co-operate with the authorities and that ‘good girls’ would never accept payment for their own exploitation and that they would always contrive to escape such situations. That's not
The bid to ban pro-Palestine group Queers Against Israeli Apartheid as well as the slogan “Israeli apartheid” is a direct attack on freedom of speech and the right to protest.
"The estuary doesn’t yield all its secrets on first glance. An hour or so out from the Isle of Sheppey, we arrive at seven bizarre constructions that look as if they belong in War of the Worlds..."
Amid all the bloodshed of Zimbabwe’s 2008 election, it was the murder of the 30-year-old Tonderai Ndira that caught the international media’s attention. He became a symbol for the country's political struggles. Five years on, Zimbabwe is transformed, but
Most PR-commissioned surveys are bunk – but it's not just Michael Gove who cites them.
As long as Israel can count on a blank cheque from the international community, it will continue to displace more Palestinians and further abuse and curtail their rights.
Where once the TV schedule was built around the unfolding spectacle, now the game is scheduled to fit in with TV. The fans are corralled and the players know that staying in the moneyed land of the Premiership is a greater prize than lifting the cup.
Was ours "a free and open marketplace of information"? Not even close, says Martin Moore of the Media Standards Trust.
A general boycott plays into the hands of Israel's hard-right leaders. Instead, we should punish firms and institutions that operate in the Occupied Territories.
There is no justification for the new immigration bill – and it's a move guaranteed to harm unpopular minorities, writes Adam Wagner.
Stay strong, women of Virgin: no one should have the power to dictate your underwear, says Sarah Ditum.
Britain should offer similar redress for its bloody colonial wars in Malaya, Aden, Cyprus and the north of Ireland.
Doctors and patients need to question unnecessary procedures, writes Dr Margaret McCartney.
I didn’t break down instantly. It was at least a month before I had the first dream where I woke up, safe in my bed, but sheeted in sweat, scared to go back to sleep.
This is a future vision of local government where councils are reduced to mere technocratic commissioning bodies.
Domestic violence, especially related to an intimate partner, is inextricably connected to mental illness. Faridah Newman explains how mental illness can often represent a vulnerability which is exploited by abusive partners.
Excluding think tanks of left, right or centre from the policy process is undemocratic as well as impossibly naïve.
Reginald D Hunter's set at the Professional Footballers' Association awards dinner, and the response to it, shines a light on one of the great linguistic arm-wrestles of our time.
The proposed "Filter" programme would have been a vast step up in terms of the state's ability to spy on its citizens.