Marta Bausells

This student took 400 low-income girls of colour to see Hidden Figures
Film

This student took 400 low-income girls of colour to see Hidden Figures

Representation matters — 18-year-old activist and writer June Eric-Udorie crowdfunded a screening of Hidden Figures for girls of colour in London, because how we see ourselves on screen matters.

Written by: Marta Bausells

This artist turned 'male 4 male' Craigslist ads into NSFW drawings
Art

This artist turned 'male 4 male' Craigslist ads into NSFW drawings

No kissing — In '(no kissing)', Dominic Myatt turns the ads in one of the kinkiest corners of the internet into saucy drawings.

Written by: Marta Bausells

The painter turning the pain of endometriosis into art
Art

The painter turning the pain of endometriosis into art

Pain to paper — Ellie Kammer is tired of the lack of awareness about endometriosis, a life-changing and debilitating gynaecological condition that affects one in ten women. So she decided to turn her suffering into art, in the hope it will get you speaking.

Written by: Marta Bausells

In 'Swing States,' this photographer captures the mood on the street after the US election
Photography

In 'Swing States,' this photographer captures the mood on the street after the US election

A divided nation — In 'Swing States,' Taylor Dorrell uses pictures of the streets of Ohio to document the tense calm before the vote and the unrest that has followed it.

Written by: Marta Bausells

Musician Naomi Pilgrim says it's time to ditch that racist friend
Music

Musician Naomi Pilgrim says it's time to ditch that racist friend

Do it, do it now — It's time to leave your comfort zone and confront bigots, no matter how close they are to you, says Swedish-Barbadian rising star Naomi Pilgrim.

Written by: Marta Bausells

Sisters Uncut demand action on violence this Valentine's Day
Activism

Sisters Uncut demand action on violence this Valentine's Day

'You're breaking our hearts' — Feminist direct action group Sisters Uncut demand the Mayor of Hackney fulfil his promises of safe, secure housing for survivors of domestic violence.

Written by: Marta Bausells

The female artists taking inspiration from ancient erotic poems
Art

The female artists taking inspiration from ancient erotic poems

Happy Valentine's Day — In 2017, there are still many parts of the world where celebrating female lust is an act of revolt in itself. These international artists find inspiration in ancient Arab poems to render radical love.

Written by: Marta Bausells

What it's like to be young and HIV+ in Britain
Activism

What it's like to be young and HIV+ in Britain

Tackling the stigma — This week five inspiring young HIV+ Brits are setting off around the UK to share their stories and break down the stigma attached to the virus. Huck caught up with them before they hit the road.

Written by: Marta Bausells

The play putting the everyday stories of sex workers on stage
Culture

The play putting the everyday stories of sex workers on stage

Neither villains nor victims — See Me Now, a new play at the Young Vic in London, is written and performed by current and former sex workers. We talk to its creators about why it's time their voices are heard.

Written by: Marta Bausells

The young Palestinian New Yorker leading the fight against Trump
Activism

The young Palestinian New Yorker leading the fight against Trump

'We vote next' — High school student Hebh Jamal, a Palestinian-American from the Bronx, organised a New York City-wide school walk-out to protest Trump's administration, and she's leading the way for the next generation to fight for their rights.

Written by: Marta Bausells

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