Where’s my libido gone?! A tale of cancer and sexuality

Michela Quecchia is a third year at KCL and a cancer survivor with an interest in healthcare and the environment. Currently juggling OCD and philosophy studies. [Featured Image: Shows the lower body of two people, presumably a male and a female, lying with down, apart.] Books, TV shows, even survivors’ testimonies cannot prepare you for…

Tired of the Taboo: Female Masturbation

This article has been published anonymously. [Featured Image: Shows four pieces of fruit cut in half all demonstrating or representing female genitalia.] A couple weeks ago I ordered a vibrator online. It’s something I thought about doing for a long time and finally, after seeing a discount for ‘Love Honey’ on Unidays, I bucked up the…

Addressing the Elephant in the Room

Emily O’Sullivan is the deputy editor of a Birmingham-based magazine & a writer with an interest in working-class issues. A former Religion, Philosophy and Ethics student at KCL, she aims to represent working-class lives without the middle-class gaze that they are often subjected to. [Featured Image: After Abortion, Zois Shuttie, 2011. Image shows woman lying…

Banished for Bleeding: A Political Analysis of Chhaupadi

Sukirti Lohani is a final year Political Economy student. She is interested in intersectional feminism and the impact of gender on socio-economic inequality.  [Featured Image: The central figure of the image is a small, clay ‘menstruation hut’ with a tin roof. Inside the door frame of the hut a red top is barely visible, hinting…