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14 Gripping Longreads You Need In Your Life This Month

The best longform reporting, feature stories, and personal essays from BuzzFeed UK from March.

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3. By Day This Man Is A Political Adviser, By Night He's A Drag Queen – Patrick Strudwick

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The outrageous and heartbreaking truth behind the double life a man who is both a high-ranking adviser to the Scottish National Party and one of London’s best-loved drag queens.

4. Here’s How To Tell A Story About Girlhood That Isn’t About A Sexual Awakening – Gena-mour Barrett

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"In her debut movie, The Fits, Anna Rose Holmer provides a meditation on self-discovery that steers away from a sexual awakening and focuses on finding the profound in the mundane."


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