This Spring issue of Asylum 2022 has a bit of gender theme. With the growing moral panic about trans and gender identity, our managing editor, H. Spandler outlines the common struggle of Mad and Trans liberation and calls for an end to the so-called TERF wars.
I was just a teenager when I first read a novel by James Tiptree Jr. I loved the writing. It was wildly inventive, with a keen sense of injustice that put the excluded and marginalised at centre stage.
Chris North is currently working on a graphic memoir about his experiences.
I’ve felt increasingly upset and disturbed by the debates that have been raging about Trans and gender identity in recent years. It feels like we’re living amid a Trans moral panic in the UK, and this appears to be spreading throughout the globe. Read more
Welcome to our winter issue. In this issue, Jerome Sewell highlights the damage and underlying racism of long-term hospitalisation.