Published in: TransformationTo survive bipolar disorder, I needed people who didn't love me
There is a unique hope in a stranger's kindness. Despite my catatonic state, despite barely recognising the people I loved, I knew that a society with a system that cares the way the NHS does, is somewhere I could learn to live. Part of Transformation's politics of mental health series. Content warning.
Published in: 50.50UK feminists: fighting for rights not privilege
The utter disregard for women that austerity represents has galvanised and united women at a time where we are attacked from so many angles. But we are not only visible in response to austerity. There are explicitly feminist acts and discussions everywhere. There is no denying that we are making a sound, says Aisha Mirza