Quantcast

london

crime
crime

The Tour That Celebrates the Lives—Not Deaths—of Jack the Ripper's Victims

"We wanted to remind people these are women, these are human beings, they have their own realities.”
Sophie Wilkinson
2.20.18
sexual harassment
sexual harassment

Politician Faces Backlash for 'Terrible' Plan to End Harassment on Trains

British politician Chris Williamson has been roundly criticized after suggesting that women-only carriages could stop sexual harassment on public transport.
Sirin Kale
8.24.17
protest
protest

Feminist Activists Occupy Women's Prison After 10-Hour Standoff with Police

Holloway Prison was once home to suffragettes and serial killers. Now Sisters Uncut have occupied the former jail for the common good.
Anaïs Brémond
6.1.17
uk
uk

'I Called Every Single Refuge': The Domestic Violence Victims with Nowhere to Go

Abuse survivors in London are desperate for help, but some boroughs have as little as six refuge beds to serve huge populations. Our Freedom of Information (FOI) investigation reveals the shocking lack of support in the city.
Niamh McIntyre
3.15.17
investigation
investigation

Reports of Rape Are Surging at Bars and Clubs. How Do We Respond?

Exclusive police figures obtained by Broadly show a 136 percent increase in rapes reported in London's bars, clubs, and pubs. We investigate the sexual violence plaguing nightlife in the UK capital.
Sirin Kale
7.19.16
Sex
Sex

Why More and More Young Women Are Getting Arrested for Prostitution

London has seen a 191 percent increase in the number of 18 to 25-year-old women arrested for prostitution, according to exclusive police figures obtained by Broadly. Why are young sex workers getting apprehended by cops?
Harriet Agerholm
7.15.16
Photos
Photos

Jokers to the Right: Meet London’s Notorious Drag Clown Duo

Photographer Poem Baker ran into the Jûngølā Klöwñz while working on a project about club kids and underground performance art, and she hasn't stopped taking pictures of them since.
Zing Tsjeng
7.3.16
sexual assault
sexual assault

Uber Responds to the 32 Rapes Reported Against Its London Drivers Last Year

New figures show that 32 rape or sexual assault claims were made against London Uber drivers in the last year. We ask the company how it's keeping women safe.
Sirin Kale
5.19.16
Sex
Sex

The Women Who Get Paid to Beat Up Men and Choke Them Senseless

Session wrestling combines hardcore fighting with BDSM—and it's a fast-growing fetish for the dudes who pay good money for women to pulverize them.
Gareth May
5.5.16
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

In Europe, Thousands of People Hit the Streets to Support Reproductive Rights

Reproductive rights are being threatened across Europe, in places like Poland and Northern Ireland. On Saturday, protests took place in cities across the continent to fight for safe and legal access to abortion.
Zing Tsjeng
4.11.16
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

What Happened When I Went Undercover at an Anti-Abortion Conference

I've been on pro-choice marches and protests, but I wanted to see the abortion debate up close from the other side. At least, that's how I ended up at a training day in London for anti-abortion activists.
Amelia Horgan
3.24.16
punk
punk

The First Lady of Punk Photography Looks Back on Years of Beer, Piss, and Spit

Photographer Jill Furmanovsky captured the birth of punk in London and shot icons like Debbie Harry, Sid Vicious, and the Slits when she was fresh out of college. She talks to Broadly about a new retrospective of her work.
Tracy Kawalik
3.17.16