Archive for: March 2015

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Cinderella: As enchanting as it is drippy

What’s the point of another Cinderella? Well, it’s a feast for the eyes for one thing, says Yosra Osman.
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Standing up and out for autism

As World Autism Awareness Day approaches on 2 April, Sam Wonfor talks to the rather fantastic Robyn Steward, who has made it her business to sp...
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SIM Illustrated: Claire Jones

We’re lucky enough to have a cracking team of illustrators at Standard Issue and thought it was about time we offered a proper meet and greet...
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Why I Love RuPaul’s Drag Race

With series seven in full, glorious swing, Rebecca Humphries explains why the reality show is just fabulous. Can she get an Amen up in here?
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All woman

For Jen Brister, being mistaken for a man is nothing new. Here, the comedian reflects on encounters with spluttering baristas and wonders why o...
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Binging: Orphan Black

So, you’ve finished The Wire, Breaking Bad and The Killing but you’re still hungry for more boxsets. Fear not, Standard Is...
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Awesome Old Lady of the Week: Lynn Ruth Miller

This week Joanne Lau talked to 81 year-old Lynn Ruth Miller, who was so infectiously fun and vivacious that complete strangers started joining ...
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Emmy Noether: the mathematician who made her work add up against the odds

In her series on great women thinkers, Maureen Younger looks at Emmy Noether, one of the 20th century’s greatest mathematical brains.
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Glad Rags

In the latest of a series that sees Standard Issue writers celebrate the clothes that make them happy, Annie Caulfield resists the tempt...
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Old enough to hold his own?

A sign in an Oklahoma mall banning boys over the age of six from going into the ladies WC has sparked an internet furore. Cal Wilson adds her p...