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What life is like when you don’t feel real

Arts+CultureFeature

Depersonalisation and derealisation disorder leaves sufferers feeling like nothing around them exists – including themselves

B&W Advice

Agony aunts in the age of the mental health crisis

Arts+CultureOpinion

In an atmosphere of massive mental health cuts, young people are turning to a new form of an old advice-giver – but when agony aunts experience a moment, what does it say about us?

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‘Fetish rapper’ Tommy Genesis on submission and sexuality

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With her own brand of ‘fetish rap’ and art hoe swag, Tommy Genesis embraces sexual self-reliance as artistic creed – she tells us why she’ll never be less than Awful

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The gay ‘Gypsy’ who became Bulgaria’s biggest star

MusicFeature

Azis was born in Bulgaria’s only women’s prison – ever since then the flamboyant musician has risen to the top and enjoyed an endlessly taboo-breaking career in his home country

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feeling themselves

Zines, posters and gay porn

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the skinhead archives

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The Asian art collective celebrating self-love

MusicFeature

Eternal Dragonz are a collective of Western-based, Asian-descended musicians and visual artists channelling their ‘AZN pride’

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Will the art world ever be all-inclusive?

Arts+CultureFeature

Instead of waiting for wider representation of PoCs within traditional art institutions, we speak with five artists creating (and thriving within) alternative spaces

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Inventing the future with Jeff Mills and Jean-Michel Jarre

MusicFeature

The two electronic music pioneers sit down for a discussion about technology, the future, and the barriers to progress

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Legendary casting agent Ivan Bart on the future of modelling

FashionFeature

From repping next gen supermodels to founding the world’s first plus size men’s division, the fashion-forward agency IMG is redefining what it means to be a model

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What does it mean to be young and Intersex today?

Arts+CultureFeature

When it comes to gender, we’re more progressive and accepting than ever – so why do so many intersex people still feel invisible?

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From the archive: Spike Jonze on his street-skating roots

Arts+CultureFeature

Skate videos were Spike Jonze’s “gateway drug” to the world of movie-making. In this 2008 interview, the Being John Malkovich director and other skate-film legends discuss the enduring importance of the underground scene

The 5 new

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Wes Andersons

The most shocking films

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based on true stories

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Going it alone in a post-Klaxons world

MusicLongread

With his former band finished and a child on the way, James Righton decamped to the south of France to start his new psychedelic pop project Shock Machine

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Rick Owens’ symphony of sisterhood

FashionFeature

‘I’m a concrete cupcake topped with meringue’: speaking from his batcave by the Seine, the designer lifts the lid on his SS16 vision of women supporting women