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Friday, January 21, 2022
The recent collapse of a high-profile sexual harassment case brought against a well-known television host has reignited debate in China over workplace gender roles and reinvigorated the country’s #MeToo movement. Written by Jieyu Liu Zhou Xiaoxuan, 27, says she was an intern at Chinese state-owned media company CCTV when Zhu...
The closure of nightclubs and other music venues in response to the coronavirus pandemic has led to the return of a controversial cultural phenomenon that first appeared in Britain during the late 1980s. Up and down the country, illegal raves have been talking place in disused airfields, forests and abandoned...

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As a second nationwide lockdown looms menacingly on the horizon, from Thursday 5th November households will find themselves spending more and more time cooped up inside during one of the most dismal and dreary times of the year. While many of us are in the throes of pandemic fatigue...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to Brighton-based visual artist, Alex Jones. Alex's work explores material language and its construction, focusing on "how we read and understand language and the formal structures within it." He predominantly works in oil, acrylic, ink and graphite. Alex is currently creating a series of...
Every time we play a song, there are always specific beats and musical notes covered by the drum. Drums are a vital part of any theme as they lift the music and give it a more uplifting vibe. This instrument has been around for hundreds of years. Till now,...
David Diop: his haunting account of a Senegalese soldier that won the Booker prize to a French mother and a Senegalese father, David Diop has won the prestigious annual International Booker prize for translated fiction. He shares the prize with his translator Anna Moschovakis for the novel, At Night All...
There were seven women and three children among the 27 people who tragically lost their lives in the English Channel this week. Women and children are frequently among those seeking a new life in Europe: as of November 21, this year 27.1% of migrants arriving by sea in the...
Cough, fever, loss of sense of smell … these are the symptoms of COVID-19 that we all know about. But did you know that confusion affects 20% or more of patients in hospital with COVID-19? Or that previous coronavirus outbreaks have been linked to high rates of mental illness...
“This is all wrong,” she said. “I shouldn’t be up here … yet you all come to us young people for hope. How dare you!” Everything from posters to children’s picture books have captured the inspiring example of Thunberg’s bravery and determination. But adults, even supportive ones, still shirk the...
Brighton and Hove Green Party have spoken out against anti-trans violence ahead of Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR) this Friday. Once again, this year our city will stand together for Trans Day of Remembrance on 20th November 2020. Trans Day of Remembrance marks an important date for the Trans community...