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Declaring ‘Lass War’ on the Northern Powerhouse

The itinerary for this week’s Northern Powerhouse conference is all about the boys. Kate Fox has called bullshit and will be protesting against the middle-aged-maleness of it all. In hi-vis and a hard hat.

Bloody rude

Prostitute murder’s hilarious, right? No, London Dungeon, it’s not. Jen Offord has a social history lesson for you.

A wife by any other name

When Miriam González Durántez was addressed as Mrs Clegg on International Women’s Day, Mrs Cath Janes’ lid naturally flipped.

An idiot’s guide to whataboutery

Finding it difficult to engage in meaningful debate online? What about those people who don't even have the internet, says Hannah Dunleavy. Don't you care about them?

What the fuck just happened? The new POTUS – part two

That Muslim ban. That hand-holding. The Doomsday Clock moving forward. Brace yourself, Jean, Hannah Dunleavy’s going in.

Accountability and the artist

The list of celebrities who have been accused of or have committed terrible acts is always growing. Taylor Glenn asks should we, or even can we, separate the two?

Three abortions

Openness is vital if abortion is to keep its head high and proud. Our Sadie Hasler holds her hand up and says, “I chose”.

What the fuck just happened? The new POTUS

President King Baby has been in power for just over a week and the ensuing shitblizzard already demands a WTFJH? two-parter. Hannah Dunleavy is hitting the whiskey.

Why I’m voting against Article 50

SNP MP for Aberdeen North Kirsty Blackman tells us why she wishes more MPs would do their research ahead of the biggest decision the Westminster parliament will make for generations.

Because we’re worth it

If Dotty Winters hears the word ‘meritocracy’ one more time she’s going to stick your unicorn where the sun don’t shine.