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Parliament – just a playground with a bit of pomp and ceremony

What do you get when you cross football hooligans with toffs? MPs debating in the House of Commons. I won’t be pursuing a career as a Christmas cracker joke writer anytime soon, but who needs jokes when our political establishment is the biggest one out there? This isn’t going to […]

Life lessons from a bowl of Lucky Charms

I brought in my 30th birthday with a bowl of Lucky Charms and a mimosa delivered by my beau, overlooking the ocean from a terrace on the Pacific Coast of Mexico. It was the best birthday I’d had to date – and not just because of the exotic surroundings, company […]

Women of Colour Respond to Racial Sterotypes on Film | Marian Edusei

This film is intended to be a wake-up call for all women; for women of colour to unapologetically speak out about their experiences and for mainstream feminism to listen up.

Growing Up Mixed-Race In A World That Sees Things In Black And White | MTV UK

Kristel Tracey describes how she may not be black enough or white enough, but she’s enough.

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee – London welcomes Trump | TBS

Amy Hoggart visits London to witness the colorful dissolution of a very special relationship.

We need to talk about light-skinned privilege | Media Diversified

Kristel Tracey talks about the importance of acknowledging light-skinned privilege amongst black communities

Stormzy should be grateful? Tell the Daily Mail shut up | Media Diversified

Black and brown Britons have every right to challenge a government that doesn’t serve the country writes Kristel Tracey

What men can – and should – take from the viral New Yorker short story Cat Person | The Independent

“It made me feel like I could be reading about almost every sexual encounter I had up to my late 20s.” A girlfriend and I were sharing our reflections on “Cat Person”, the short story that has sent tongues wagging and keyboards tapping since it was published in the New Yorker […]

What do you do to feel safe at night? | BBC Three

“I walk around with my keys through my fingers like Wolverine”

What Shia Labeouf tells us about white (liberal) male privilege | gal-dem

Labeouf’s example shows us what can happen when the ‘faux-woke’ white male has his position of privilege challenged

We need to stop being the Queen’s loyal colonial lapdogs | gal-dem

This is what happens when an anti-monarchist finds a stash of old, nauseating colonial newspapers. Prepare for some royal savagery.