Opinion

To live or lay low? My experience as a student and care worker during the Covid-19 pandemic

“As a carer in a locked-down home, I am often one of the only people a resident will see that day, and so will be the person to whom they express their worries. It saddened me beyond words these past few weeks seeing how residents deteriorated in isolation, suffering from boredom and loneliness.”

Jemima Storey discusses the harsh realities of working as a care worker this winter.

Opinion

Gender without an audience

“2020 was queen of wacky lockdown trends and a look back over some of them suggests that many of us were questioning, if not abandoning, our gender performances, whether we knew it or not…”

Eve McMullen explores how lockdown has given people the freedom to change and experiment with their gender expression.