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    No place to call home

    Homelessness is on the rise across England, with an estimated 111,960 without a place to call their own. As people increasingly find themselves living out of hostels, ìsofa surfingî or sleeping rough, T’Hud speaks to a man who found himself on the streets after his life fell apart.   Four guys with matching haircuts and T-shirts two sizes too small march along the street, catcalling the hen party tottering along the other side of the road. One man smokes a cigarette, trailing behind the rest until they disappear into a club. After one last drag he flicks the cigarette away and chases after his friends. The ragged figure huddled in…

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    Fanny Fears

    Vaginas, by any preferred term, frighten people when brought up in conversation. Their mention is usually faced with a few giggles, plenty of blushing and a lot of hard-core cringing. The issue? Society is scared of them. They only seemed to be discussed when they’re emitting a strange smell on Embarrassing Bodies, or when a TV detective needs to swab ‘down there’ on crime dramas. Due to this, not many women actually refer to their vaginas as vaginas – instead choosing from a range of euphemisms, which can be hilarious, crude or cutesy depending on preference. Aside from the fear of the word, there remains a general rule that men…

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    Break-in Point

    It is estimated that 1 in every 3 students fall victim to crime during their time at university. It doesn’t matter how old you are, when you’re lying in bed and you hear that dreaded bump in the night, you’re suddenly seven years old again hiding under the covers. Moving away from the family home is exciting, it’s a big step and you finally have all the freedom that you ever wanted. But there is no quicker way to burst your blissful bubble of new found independence than realising that an intruder has broken into your home, rummaged through your stuff and helped themselves to both your expensive and sentimental…

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    Streets of Huddersfield

    Prostitution is a £5 billion business in the UK, with official estimates claiming that more money changes hands as a result of sex work than in the entire farming industry. It thrives in massage parlours, brothels and on street corners all over the country, and Huddersfield is no exception. This issue, T’Hud investigates the stories behind the statistics. Two women chat calmly on a street corner, surrounded by a halo of light from the street-lamp beside them. By summer standards it’s a cold night, but the women, one wearing a short party dress and the other in skinny jeans and a flimsy vest, show no sign of discomfort. Their conversation…