Taking up Space: How a Year of Roller Derby Changed My Experience of being a Woman

By Carolyn Farnsworth For my sixth birthday, my mom rented out the local roller rink in our hometown of Santa Cruz, California. I was an inline skater at the time, and I loved to skate because it made me feel

Taking up Space: How a Year of Roller Derby Changed My Experience of being a Woman

By Carolyn Farnsworth For my sixth birthday, my mom rented out the local roller rink in our hometown of Santa Cruz, California. I was an inline skater at the time, and I loved to skate because it made me feel

Work culture, coercion, compliance: Thoughts in the wake of Harvey Weinstein

By Tara Diaz In light of the recent allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein, one of the biggest questions people are asking is, why did it go on for so long? The truth is there is no single answer, but

Work culture, coercion, compliance: Thoughts in the wake of Harvey Weinstein

By Tara Diaz In light of the recent allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein, one of the biggest questions people are asking is, why did it go on for so long? The truth is there is no single answer, but

What Makes #MASSEDUCTION A Gender-Fluid Masterpiece

By Zana Wilberforce St. Vincent, known offstage as Annie Clark, released her new single New York back in summer 2k17 and then tickets went on sale, and then her sixth album was finally released in October. Moments before the show,

What Makes #MASSEDUCTION A Gender-Fluid Masterpiece

By Zana Wilberforce St. Vincent, known offstage as Annie Clark, released her new single New York back in summer 2k17 and then tickets went on sale, and then her sixth album was finally released in October. Moments before the show,

The Walk of (Skinny) Shame: Victoria’s Secret, Body Shape and Policing Bodies

By Nadia Patel So, it’s that time of year again, pictures from the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show are floating around the internet and as per usual social media is having a field day. Now, I am not going to lie,

The Walk of (Skinny) Shame: Victoria’s Secret, Body Shape and Policing Bodies

By Nadia Patel So, it’s that time of year again, pictures from the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show are floating around the internet and as per usual social media is having a field day. Now, I am not going to lie,

Introducing: The Gender+ Spotify Playlist

Hand picked by our editorial team, please follow and enjoy our collection of rad #intersectional tunes.

Introducing: The Gender+ Spotify Playlist

Hand picked by our editorial team, please follow and enjoy our collection of rad #intersectional tunes.

A Letter to the Narcissist Who Broke My Heart

By Ruth Ankers When I met you, you were in a relationship which had been going on for nine years. How I let myself trust you after you so casually blew that off and perused me, I will never understand.

A Letter to the Narcissist Who Broke My Heart

By Ruth Ankers When I met you, you were in a relationship which had been going on for nine years. How I let myself trust you after you so casually blew that off and perused me, I will never understand.

How My Belly Button Piercing Was My First Real Act of Bodily Autonomy

By Andrea Francesca Verginella Paina ”Spring break forever, bitches”. The words that inspired my belly button piercing. And no, this is not a preamble to a cool spring break story. I was sixteen and had just watched the movie Spring Breakers

How My Belly Button Piercing Was My First Real Act of Bodily Autonomy

By Andrea Francesca Verginella Paina ”Spring break forever, bitches”. The words that inspired my belly button piercing. And no, this is not a preamble to a cool spring break story. I was sixteen and had just watched the movie Spring Breakers

Consent: A Relationship Minefield

By Giulia Boggio Jump back into the past: I’m nineteen, I am with a guy and I really like him. Sex is decent, a solid B-, but I am still in the learning process of how my body works and I

Consent: A Relationship Minefield

By Giulia Boggio Jump back into the past: I’m nineteen, I am with a guy and I really like him. Sex is decent, a solid B-, but I am still in the learning process of how my body works and I

How To Be a Sexual Woman in Modern Society

By Nina Dulac Sex. There it is again. That word. Sex. That forbidden word. That word that holds so many meanings for so many people. For women, it would appear that in regards to sex we still walk a tightrope

How To Be a Sexual Woman in Modern Society

By Nina Dulac Sex. There it is again. That word. Sex. That forbidden word. That word that holds so many meanings for so many people. For women, it would appear that in regards to sex we still walk a tightrope

Saying ‘No’ & Other Metaphors

Nota long ago I read a thoughtful article on the concept of ‘the unbearable lightness of being the ‘chill girl’. This concept bounces inside women’s heads constantly, rendering the surface of their social appearance under a heavy burden of the ‘ultimate chillness’.

Saying ‘No’ & Other Metaphors

Nota long ago I read a thoughtful article on the concept of ‘the unbearable lightness of being the ‘chill girl’. This concept bounces inside women’s heads constantly, rendering the surface of their social appearance under a heavy burden of the ‘ultimate chillness’.

Mind the Gap: Children and Gender Stereotypes

BBC’s No More Boys or Girls: Can our Kids Go Gender Free? confirmed many of my suspicions. Today, gender differences for young children are still significant and our supposed accepting values regarding individual creative gender expression have regressed.  

Mind the Gap: Children and Gender Stereotypes

BBC’s No More Boys or Girls: Can our Kids Go Gender Free? confirmed many of my suspicions. Today, gender differences for young children are still significant and our supposed accepting values regarding individual creative gender expression have regressed.  

Another Brick in the Wall: Schools are Still Letting Girls Down

Graduating from University recently has got me thinking about my school experience. How did I make it to University? How did my education, leading up to my degree, better me as a person? How did it help me to understand the gendered world?

Another Brick in the Wall: Schools are Still Letting Girls Down

Graduating from University recently has got me thinking about my school experience. How did I make it to University? How did my education, leading up to my degree, better me as a person? How did it help me to understand the gendered world?