Eleanor Margolis is a freelance journalist, whose "Lez Miserable" column appears weekly on the New Statesman website.
What’s wrong with “questioning” or “curious”? Curious is fine.
The Latvian illustrator Signe Baumane, who has made a funny animated film about depression, discusses her family history of mental illness, and being put in a Soviet mental institution.
Baby girls seem to bear the brunt of the crazy celebrity name tradition. As if, as women, they won't have enough trouble being taken seriously in life.
In the United States, the closest thing they have to our revered and petrifying tradition of pantomime is presidential elections.
The bleaker things get, the easier it is to be annoyed about absolutely everything.
LGBT rights should be our Cool Pope's next frontier.
Stars of the London drag scene on performing for mainstream audiences, offending feminists, and why everyone’s genitalia is funny to look at.
From astrology-based Tinder profiles to retail assistants masquerading as whimsical shop spirits, the city that never sleeps no longer has any self-awareness.
Spider Season seems to get more intense every year. Either I’m shrinking, or the spiders are growing.
I'm not one to believe in the invisible sky person, but even I sometimes wonder whether I might be going to Hell.
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