Year after year, Samuel De Schepper would ask Santa Claus to bring him a penis for Christmas. Born female and attending an all girl’s Catholic school in East ...
Oct, 21
Why the fight for transgender rights is polarising Europe 
Year after year, Samuel De Schepper would ask Santa Claus to bring him a penis for Christmas. Born female and attending an all girl’s ...
Thursday, 21, October 2021
Why Belgium is regulating sex work
After decades of confusing rules and hypocritical policy, Belgium is finally regulating sex work by removing prostitution from the criminal ...
Thursday, 21, October 2021
Will Brussels bounce back?
The lockdowns have tested the city and forced it to confront key questions about its future. Derek Blyth looks back at an extraordinary ...
Monday, 18, October 2021
Five questions to philosopher Philippe Van Parijs on Leopold II and embarrassment in Brussels’ public space
The worldwide explosion of the Black Lives Matter movement in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, combined with the 60th ...
Sunday, 17, October 2021
How I learned to stop worrying and love my bike
It shouldn’t have taken me more than 20 years in Brussels to discover the joys of getting around town almost exclusively by bike, or of ...
Thursday, 14, October 2021
Can the Red Devils return in Qatar?
Euro 2020 seemed like Belgium’s best-ever chance to win a major tournament, but after their deflating defeat in the quarter-finals, they ...
Monday, 11, October 2021
Still no reform: A summer of broken promises for Uber drivers
After the Belgian capital banned Uber drivers from using their smartphones back in March, turning a cold war between the city’s leadership ...
Monday, 27, September 2021