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How the battle for gay rights in Italy began in the 1970s with a brave, cross-dressing intellectual.
Artists and school students tell stories of Britain’s feminist pioneers
The Posh Club is a weekly social club for older people styled as a 1940s glamour afternoon tea party. The social club started out in Hackney by the arts enterprise, homo-social honky-tonk and performance club Duckie.
Artefact looks into the hot-topic debate of gender-neutral toilets. ‘The bathroom in your home is, by default, gender neutral.’
Why women’s magazine feminism is a tool of neoliberalism
According to Spain’s national federation of lesbians, gays, transsexuals and bisexuals, half of young members of the LGBTQI community are bullied at school.
Artefact meets new band Castells and finds out how they’re making their way into the competitive music industry.
A group of Spanish sex workers fight for their rights
Artists and performers K-HOLE ANKKH use painting and performance to create and promote a world free of binaries and gender expectations
A pioneering exhibition of female art in Los Angeles is recalled by its participants four decades on
Female artists find inspiration in the bodies
How drag queens in Barcelona use make-up and costume to express their creativity
A photography project documents and supports victims of street harassment
After the referendum and an election, Artefact visits Barcelona to hear how people feel about the region’s political uncertainty.
Artefact meets a new partnership who are investigating the links between homelessness and Islam.
This short documentary gets the view from behind the counter of some of South London’s off-licenses.
Artefact attends the Girls, Uninterrupted art show and gets to know the artists, their inspirations, and what feminism means today.
Artefact explores the argument around Elephant and Castle’s proposed regeneration project.
At the beginning of a year filled with hope for a fairer world, this is what the UAL community understands under the term “progression”.
Four young African men sit down to discuss what masculinity means to them and if perhaps, it is an outdated concept.
The supermodel, actor and internet personality talks to Atrefact about his experiences with discrimination in the fashion industry.
To challenge the stereotypes and marginalisation artists use their creative talents to claim back their narrative, promote diversity and cohesion.
North Korean exiles in Britain are reluctant to talk about life in the Hermit Kingdom
In a beautiful Indonesian island resort, horses are mistreated for the benefit of tourists.
Armoured by social media and open-minded directors, Pakistan’s transgender activists are taking back control over how they are perceived and alienated by society.
Nigeria struggles against Boko Haram amid continuing clamour for the return of its kidnap victims.
Two photojournalists discuss the ethical issues raised by images of suffering.
Bill Broun’s debut novel has proved remarkably prescient.
What will Brexit mean for a European community in the heart of London?
An Austrian start-up aims to tackle problems that politics can’t seem to resolve.
Images of disorientation and loss at the Calais refugee camp.
Nour is a Syrian who lives in the USA but has been studying in Britain for the past year. During this time, Donald Trump has come to power and the country’s political rhetoric has taken a chilling turn against Muslims. These are her thoughts on her imminent return.
Paola Paredes’ pictures reveal the suffering caused by conservative attitudes to homosexuality in Ecuador.
Inside the world of the drug-dealing ‘lateros’
People who voted Leave in the referendum explain their reasons.
Words like ‘truth’ and ‘terror’ are encoded with complex and contested cultural meaning.
In Barcelona a new initiative is helping people to get back on their feet.
Spain’s new parties of the far Right have echoes of the country’s past.
A young German’s efforts to uncover the truth about a relative’s role in the Second World War take her on a journey to Russia
We get inside the start-up that aims to disrupting the current banking system, from the streets of Shoreditch.
ARTEFACT visited the artist at his studio in London to get a glimpse into the world of Nigel Stefani.
A short documentary exploring the consequences of FGM and its current practice
Artefact explores the ongoing struggles the Roma minorities are facing in Europe.
Nick Collins, owner of All Ages Records, gives his insight to the changes Camden is going through.
Artefact joined protesters outside 10 Downing Street for an anti-Brexit rally.
Artefact was in London to see thousands of people protest against the controversial travel ban imposed by America’s new president.
Artefact hears from some young people about their sex lives and what they think about safe sex.
Artefact was out with protestors in London as they joined a worldwide movement on Day One of the Trump administration.
How the legal licence struggles of London’s Fabric nightclub, Artefact asks whether the capital’s nightlife is under threat.