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These podcasts have something to say, and we’ve been listening to them non-stop
BY THE SPILL

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Film screenings, plays, comedy clubs workshops. Time to pause your hibernation plans because London has something for everyone this season
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It’s Time We Have a Serious Conversation about The Royal Family, and Their Role in Upholdi

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The media coverage of the Queen’s legacy has left me wondering if we all remember colonialism the same way
BY MICHAELA MAKUSHA
Stranger Things Has Widened the Conversation about Music’s Healing Powers for Trauma - Wit

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Seeing ‘Running Up That Hill’ chart again has been euphoric
BY ELEANOR NOYCE

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Here are some awesome films to catch before LIFF ends
BY CHOUROUK GORRAB
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Mental health sufferers do not need performative celebrity posts on social media. They need a compassionate, well-funded healthcare model and equal access to support.
BY HANNAH LA RONDE
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The highly-publicised trial and public discourse have been triggering for folks with personality disorder diagnoses, all throughout 'Mental Health Awareness Month'
BY DAYNA LATHAM
The Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard Trial Is Stigmatising People with Personality Disorders, a
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We spoke to David Allain on the release of Revelations about raising awareness around mental health, making art from grief, and the power of letting go.
BY JENNIFER HAKIM
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Rather than romanticising abuse and capitalism, K-dramas show real life problems with raw honesty - and it's refreshing
BY ARSH KHAN
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Kendra! Cristina! Sophia! To all the TV ladies who were way too underrated
BY JENNIFER HAKIM
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The Western media’s openly racist reporting of the Russian-Ukraine war tells us everything we need to know about why it does so little for refugees who are not “blonde-haired and blue eyed”
BY ANMOL IRFAN
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Some books for everyone that we have been devouring, and what we look forward to reading
BY THE SPILL
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The Spill's founders reflect on our first year and what is to come
BY JENNIFER HAKIM AND CHOUROUK GORRAB
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With a new year comes a new round of exciting events all around the globe
BY SHEMS ROCHA
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LOVE is an unrequited love story told through the eyes of Oscar, an autistic man, and will be premiering at the BFI London’s Busting the Bias next month
BY JENNIFER HAKIM
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Watching other people with non-western names get real about the pressure to conform to the 'norm' was an empowering experience for me, who's been shortening my name to accommodate others
BY CHOUROUK GORRAB
Netflix’s Sex Education Might Be Providing the Actual Sex Ed Pakistanis So Desperately Nee

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The absolute avoidance to candidly talk about sex has left Pakistanis muddle through - until the third season of Sex Education dropped
BY ARSH KHAN
“Young, British and Black”_ Celebrating Joy and Showcasing the Diversity of Black British

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With its new podcast, Naked Politics gives a snapshot of the variety and diversity of young Black people’s experiences in the UK
BY JENNIFER HAKIM
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The show is a pretty accurate portrayal of women of colour's experience working in academia, but doesn't dig deep enough
BY SOHEL SARKAR
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Even backtracked, OnlyFans' intention to ban explicit content reeks of prejudice, and reveals where its loyalty truly lies
BY EMMA FLINT
The Spill - An Incomplete Guide to Ableist Language - Sherm for Disabled And Here on Affec

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Words related to disability have different journeys, some reclaimed by the community and some banned - but where do they even come from?
BY MEG FOZZARD
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Something about her character's deeply flawed nature speaks to my diasporic Indian identity, that has long waited for an imperfect Indian girl like Devi
BY SADIA PARVEEN
Modern Feminism Has Dangerous Double Standards, and Is Excluding Muslim Women From Its Nar

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Why is covering up viewed as empowering and praiseworthy on the Norwegian women's beach handball team, but not on Muslim women?
BY YASMIN AL-NAJAR
Black Women Are Allowed to Protect Their Mental Health - The Spill - copyright Rob Keating

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Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka and Megan Markle are extraordinarily gifted in their own fields but also in their bravery to speak out about their mental wellbeing
BY NADINE BATCHELOR-HUNT

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When Becca Meyers pulled out of the Paralympics because her PCA (and mother) was denied access, the Committee's ableism felt all too familiar
BY DAYNA LATHAM
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I Don’t Actually Want Love Island to Become More Inclusive - The Spill - Magazine by LGBT

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Whilst the average viewer might consider that the show could benefit from improving diversity, it isn’t as high up on the list of priorities for LGBTQ+ people as one might think
BY ELEANOR NOYCE
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Designing for people living with disabilities is a necessity, not a trend, as the adaptive clothing market is forecast to be worth nearly £280bn by 2026
BY JENNIFER HAKIM
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No matter how many infographics we post on Instagram, by failing to call out our friends for their problematic behaviour, we’re only helping to normalise it
BY BEC OAKES
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Online activism is nothing new, but K-Pop superfans have demonstrated the power of mass mobilisation on social media over and over again - and we can only stan.
BY BASHIRAT OLADELE
Five Indigenous Activists and Organisati

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Here are some great Indigenous activists, artists and organisations to support every day, not just on Indigenous History Month
BY JENNIFER HAKIM
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YouTube Tarot readings, Instagram astrology meme accounts and in more recent times, intuitive readings on Clubhouse, all showcase the digitisation of spirituality.
BY TALI RAMSEY
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Turns out we've been thirst trapping for centuries
BY ELEANOR NOYCE

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How did two women separately pull off the biggest bank heists in modern African history, completely unhurried and unbothered, and were never caught despite widespread footage?
BY FISKE NYIRONGO
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From period dramas to reality TV, the world is finally realising the power of South Asian stories and its audience is responding
BY ANMOL IRFAN
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Why is it that feminists can chant “my body, my choice”, but when Muslim women say the same they should just ‘adapt’?
BY YASMIN AL-NAJAR
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An interview with Victoria Jenkins, founder of Unhidden Clothing
BY JENNIFER HAKIM
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Be careful, your petticoats are showing,
and your prejudice is starting to slip.
BY K. ALEXANDRA MILLS
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Welcome to The Spill!
BY JENNIFER HAKIM AND CHOUROUK GORRAB
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What was the use of that black square then?
BY BASHIRAT OLADELE
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An interview with actor Cian Binchy
BY GEMMA HARVEY