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.
Welcome to our winter issue. In this issue, Jerome Sewell highlights the damage and underlying racism of long-term hospitalisation.
Twenty years ago eight residents of a faith-based asylum in Erwadi, southern India, died in a horrific fire.
Asylum Summer 2021 includes a number of powerful reflections on extreme states of distress.
This issue opens with a moving extract from a forthcoming personal memoir reflecting on a year spent as an in-patient (one of our sample articles).