2019 AGM results – and so long!

Say hello to our new 2019/2020 committee! President: Thea Koehn Vice-President: Natalia Mrówczyńska Secretary: Allison Droulers Treasurer: Emaan Hassan Social Secretary: Mina Schneider Publicity officer: Deepa Mani Well done to everyone, and for those who ran and came to yesterday’s AGM! We’re very proud of everything we’ve accomplished this year, and we’re excited to see … More 2019 AGM results – and so long!

Feature Piece: The Battleground of Queer Russian Youth and the Case of Maxim Neverov

Written by Emma de Carvalho The history of gay rights has had its moments and setbacks, from Oscar Wilde’s trial in 1895 through to pride marches and gay-marriage movements in this last decade. And it has certainly been an exciting and progressive moment to grow up in. Nonetheless, the lag between social change and legal … More Feature Piece: The Battleground of Queer Russian Youth and the Case of Maxim Neverov

Feature Piece: Towards World Aids Day 2018

Written by Angana Narula “Spread through bodily fluids, HIV is a virus which compromises the body’s immune systems. AIDS is a severe stage of HIV, signaling a severely damaged immune system.” Definitions repeated in workshops, conferences, and classrooms all over the world. If you were privileged enough to have attended a relatively standard schooling system, … More Feature Piece: Towards World Aids Day 2018

LSESU Amnesty goes to World AIDS Conference 2018

The World AIDS Conference is the largest international conference on global health and development. It is attended by thousands of researchers, advocates, government ministers and charity groups from around the world. This year, committee member and Youth Stop AIDS officer Molly embarked on a trip to Amsterdam to join in on the action – continue reading … More LSESU Amnesty goes to World AIDS Conference 2018

Lifelong Trauma- Stories of Abused Yazidi Women

We have been witnessing the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time. In five years ten million people have been forced to flee Syria, leaving behind all they have known. ISIS’s attempted eradication of the Yazidis is an act of genocide as horrific as the Holocaust. In August 2014, ISIS attacked Yazidi Kurds in Sinjar, killing … More Lifelong Trauma- Stories of Abused Yazidi Women