Confronting a culture of sexual violence

To make this culture of sexual harassment a thing of the past requires organizing and mass mobilization, writes Mark Engler.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017

Trans-action

A collection of pro trans organizations, websites, support groups, books, movies and more.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015
Jennie Kermode: ‘I had to rethink everything about who I was.’

Ma vie en jaune*

Jennie Kermode on being ‘in the middle’.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015

I am what I am

There are myriad ways of being transgender – and experiences across the world are equally varied. Illustrations by Jason Barker.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015

Transgender – the facts

This New Internationalist fact spread looks the number of trans people around the world, the violence and discrimination they face, health, education, work, legal protections and vulnerabilities.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015
Cole, one of the children featured in Louis Theroux’s BBC 2 documentary 'Transgender Kids'.

Where the children lead

Marti Abernathey picks a way through the panic, confusion and maltreatment that surrounds transgender children.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015

TV's transgender trendsetter

Padmini Prakash makes history in India.

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NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014
YES: Kitty Stryker is a queer porn performer and lecturer on sex work, consent culture, and intersectionality in sex-positive spaces. Her written work can currently be found in Hot and Heavy: Fierce Fat Girls on Love, Life and Fashion, and Johns, Marks, Tricks and Chickenhawks.

Can porn be ethical?

Porn performer and lecturer Kitty Stryker and feminist writer and activist Louise Pennington go head to head.

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NI 470 - Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth - March, 2014
Shereen El Feki

Let's talk about sex

Shereen El Feki uncovers a surprising truth about life in the Middle East.

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NI 470 - Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth - March, 2014

When sperm didn't meet ovum

China and Iran: two ways to do family planning.

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NI 429 - Too many of us? The population panic. - January, 2010
Nigeria has the world’s highest unsafe abortion rate. Young, Catholic women – especially students – are the most likely to seek abortion.

Sex action

How ‘abstinence’ is pushing up the abortion rate.

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NI 429 - Too many of us? The population panic. - January, 2010
Friends embrace in the streets of Dhaka. Displays of male affection are common but homosexuality is considered unacceptable in Islamic Bangladesh.

Love in a grey zone

In Bangladesh, homosexuality is illegal. Delwar Hussain talks to Suleman, a gay imam, about what this means for him and his partner.

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NI 427 - Terror takeover - November, 2009
Elaborate trade-offs: women may agree to lose one basic freedom in order to gain another.

Beyond the burqa

Sex, dating and the struggle for modernity, by Zuhra Bahman.

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NI 417 - Through Afghan eyes - November, 2008
A happy couple from the fantastically successful first Gay and Lesbian Pride March in Bengaluru (Bangalore) on 29 June 2008.

The Fire Inside

Women who love women still leads to suicide pacts in India, often burning themselves to death. But in the wake of a groundbreaking film, lesbians are asserting themselves more – and seeing some encouraging signs of change, as Nick Harvey reports.

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NI 416 - Wanted! For dodging tax justice - October, 2008

Queer India

Nick Harvey explains the background on gay rights – and then talks to lesbian activists about a cause that is beginning to catch fire.

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NI 416 - Wanted! For dodging tax justice - October, 2008

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
The transgender revolution October, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Too many of us? The population panic. January, 2010
Too many of us? The population panic. January, 2010
Terror takeover November, 2009
Through Afghan eyes November, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
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