Instagram cruising: a how to guide

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Strap in, it’s time to slide into them DMs WORDS BY JESS RAYNER, PHOTO BY ZACKARY DRUCKER FOR THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION In this fragile, chaotic, tech age there are but two kinds of queer person: those who hook up with  people they meet on Instagram and those who say, “Wait, how do you even [….]

Secret lovers, friends with benefits, and fuckbois: how do you label your love?

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Felicitas Sophie van Laak wonders what it really means when we categorise our relationships BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK For the last couple of months, I have been dating this gorgeous woman. She is a lawyer, has a great fashion-sense and is really fun to talk to. However, she is obsessed with labels. After my [….]

My motherhood journey: the result

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“I felt we were out. It was over” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE Once again, the first week was ok. This is the week filled with so much hope. Hope that your body is doing everything it needs to make that little embryo comfortable. Week two was when it got hard. I remember waking up feeling those [….]

OPINION: Brexit, or How to stay friends with your ex

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A German perspective on international break-ups BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK Last January, when I was violently sobbing in front of my laptop, I suddenly started to look at Brexit in a slightly different light. My British girlfriend had just broken up with me via Skype, because she didn’t want to keep up our long-distance [….]

My motherhood journey: round two IUI

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“I needed to talk to her, for her to be rational and give me an almighty cuddle” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE With each new cycle we have always been pretty good at being positive and looking forward to what could happen, rather than dwelling on the times it doesn’t work. Lynz is definitely way better at [….]