Culture

Marc Almond on being the antidote to Thatcher and why he's probably a queer icon after all
English singer Marc Almond in a low-lit photo with a black background
Music

Marc Almond on being the antidote to Thatcher and why he's probably a queer icon after all

Marc Almond speaks to Big Issue on the heels of his 27th solo LP – yes, really
Choreographer Oona Doherty asked young people about UK's 'good, bad and ugly'. This is what they said
Dance

Choreographer Oona Doherty asked young people about UK's 'good, bad and ugly'. This is what they said

Zoë Wanamaker on Donald Trump, 'right-wing a**holes' and why we all should be kinder to one another
zoe wanamaker
Social justice

Zoë Wanamaker on Donald Trump, 'right-wing a**holes' and why we all should be kinder to one another

'Queer women aren't for the male gaze': Girli on queerness and why Tories 'don't give a s**t' about Gen Z
Music

'Queer women aren't for the male gaze': Girli on queerness and why Tories 'don't give a s**t' about Gen Z

Marge starts a union and fights for workers' rights in powerful new episode of The Simpsons
TV

Marge starts a union and fights for workers' rights in powerful new episode of The Simpsons

New play Capital! explores Edinburgh's financial history through eyes of Big Issue vendor
Theatre

New play Capital! explores Edinburgh's financial history through eyes of Big Issue vendor

'Flags won't feed people': Experts decry growing outrage over Team GB's 'woke' Union Jack flag
Culture wars

'Flags won't feed people': Experts decry growing outrage over Team GB's 'woke' Union Jack flag

It's time for trans women to be given space to tell our stories in our own words
trans women/ 52 monologues
Laurie Ward

It's time for trans women to be given space to tell our stories in our own words

Olivia Colman and Jessie Buckley: 'Why the hell are we still judging someone on how they look?'
Film

Olivia Colman and Jessie Buckley: 'Why the hell are we still judging someone on how they look?'

The sure-fire way to getting your book published, according to one of UK's top literary agents
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Books

The sure-fire way to getting your book published, according to one of UK's top literary agents

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Sports, culture and fashion
Changemakers 2024

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Sports, culture and fashion

'A man of integrity': Tributes pour in after writer and poet Benjamin Zephaniah dies aged 65
Benjamin Zephaniah
Literature

'A man of integrity': Tributes pour in after writer and poet Benjamin Zephaniah dies aged 65

Marc Bolan: AngelHeaded Hipster doc shows how manic pixie dream boy inspired Nick Cave, U2 and more
Marc Bolan playing guitar in a field
Metal Guru

Marc Bolan: AngelHeaded Hipster doc shows how manic pixie dream boy inspired Nick Cave, U2 and more

Majority of Brits can't name a single Black British historical figure. Here's how we change that
Black History Month

Majority of Brits can't name a single Black British historical figure. Here's how we change that

Top 5 books about goddesses, selected by best-selling author Natalie Haynes
Marble statue of Artemis in black and white
Mythology

Top 5 books about goddesses, selected by best-selling author Natalie Haynes

Paul Simon unveils surprise collaboration with artist Charlie Mackesy: 'It's nice to make a friend this way'
Music

Paul Simon unveils surprise collaboration with artist Charlie Mackesy: 'It's nice to make a friend this way'

These striking photos show what London looks like through the lens of homeless photographers
London homeless photographers
Homelessness

These striking photos show what London looks like through the lens of homeless photographers

How book festivals can fix their diversity problem
Syima Aslam
Books

How book festivals can fix their diversity problem

Robin Ince: As a stand-up comedian, it's best to not know what you're doing
A microphone with stage lights in the background
Robin Ince

Robin Ince: As a stand-up comedian, it's best to not know what you're doing

Succession season four: The best moments, characters, and ending theories from the Big Issue's writers
Succession
TV

Succession season four: The best moments, characters, and ending theories from the Big Issue's writers

Melanie Lynskey: ‘It’s such an exciting time for roles for women and one of our greatest actors is not here to make the most of it'
Melanie Lynskey
Exclusive

Melanie Lynskey: ‘It’s such an exciting time for roles for women and one of our greatest actors is not here to make the most of it'

Robin Ince: 'Living in a society where clickbait fuels paranoia, we can fear connection'
Robin Ince: It's good to talk
Robin Ince

Robin Ince: 'Living in a society where clickbait fuels paranoia, we can fear connection'

Paul Simonon: 'I was living off half Joe Strummer's dole money when he joined The Clash'
The Clash in 1978
Punk

Paul Simonon: 'I was living off half Joe Strummer's dole money when he joined The Clash'

Swedish Eurovision favourite Loreen explains her plan to win a second time in Liverpool
Loreen
Eurovision

Swedish Eurovision favourite Loreen explains her plan to win a second time in Liverpool

Why politics fans have more in common with the Swifties than they think
Fans image, fandom
Michael Bond

Why politics fans have more in common with the Swifties than they think

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