Social Issues

The Weekend the Stars Grew Brighter

Chloe reflects on a beautiful evening which was the start of a complicated relationship with her invisible disability

A short history of statue toppling

News of Colston's statue being pulled down spread all over the world - but its nothing new
History / Social Issues / / Rosie McCabe

Why are women’s novels always mistaken for autobiography?

Pearl calls out the sexism of the publishing world and asks, why do we burden women in this way?

(I went to Morocco as a Moroccan I left reminded I was not)

Sophia shares a poem about the displacement she felt after visiting her mother's homeland
Social Issues / / Sophia Harari

Win a pair of socially-conscious sneakers designed by Black UK artists

Lucy speaks with the UK-based Black artists behind a collaboration with sneaker brand Trash Planet Since their conception, sustainable footwear...

‘Erased’ & the Importance of Retelling Invisible Stories

Warefta's tour of Bristol remembers an forgotten and often ignored history of slave trading Last Spring, as part of the...

The ‘M’ Word: I’m a Millennial Get Me Out of Here

Sylvie explores what it's like to be a millennial when everything seems to be... kind of on fire

The secret lives of girls with high functioning autism

Hannah tells us what it can be like to have a disorder that's often hidden in plain sight
Social Issues / / Hannah Crouch

To my fellow East Asians: don’t be complicit in racism

Mia interrogates being part of the 'model minority' and how she relates to the Black Lives Matter movement
Social Issues / / Mia Cheng

Go to these green spaces in Bristol to boost your mental health

Molly has a guide to the best places you can go to ease your mind