Writing by Derya Yildirim // photograph by Liat Meir // Are we to succumb to chivalry and seek it out for personal satisfaction, or restrain ourselves for the greater good? Savour the blue pill, or gulp down the red pill? Pick your poison wisely.Read More
Writing and illustration by Freya Bennett // While this issue may seem small to some readers, I urge you to see it as an undercurrent, constantly pulling women back from true equality, respect and status. If we don’t deem a woman’s name, the very basis of her identity, as worthy, what kind of foundation are we laying for an equal future?Read More
Writing and photographs by Andy Reyes // Gregorio Mendoza, is a restaurant worker in Texas. He decided to travel illegally to the United States to improve his economic life and to be able to give his family a home and education. He’s been working in this restaurant for 17 years.
Writing by Kalhia Paola De la Garza Espinosa // Photograph by Stefania Papagni // Edited by Sophie Rose // All my life I have been told I am a girl with a strong personality, until the point where I believed it and lived by those words. I earlier mentioned that I never blame victims, in any circumstances, but that changed when I blamed myself.Read More
Writing by Haylee Penfold // Illustration by Ayelen Lujan // I guess I’ve matured a lot in these last two years, whether it be from trauma and loss or just my brain kicking into adult drive. Here are the few pearls of wisdom I want to share before my twentieth birthday rolls around:Read More
Writing and illustration by Jess Kitching // Nothing feels better than supporting the people around you. Being happy for other people who may have more than you do is not a negative reflection on yourself or your life. Your personal success is not measured against the successes of anyone else around you.Read More
Writing by Andrea Reyes // photograph by Catarina Inacio // I was growing up and I watched as my parents’ marriage was dying. I grew up as a repressed girl and with the absence of my father, it was worse, I did not miss him so much but I felt that emptiness, as I entered the adult stage of my life.Read More
Writing by Ellen Muller // This shifting archetype sold a false sense of power by blatantly exploiting feminist ideals, and it was a ploy which meant that cigarettes were arguably one of the products which had benefited the most commercially, from the ongoing women’s emancipation movement.Read More
Writing by Zadie McCracken // Illustration by Camila Martinez De Guerenu // When I was fourteen I stared at the profiles of almost-friends, too-cool-for-me-really friends, and felt sick. Why wasn’t my Instagram as cute, as clean, as picturesque, as perfect as theirs? Why wasn’t I just like them? What’s wrong with me?