Gender, Race and the Pay Gap

By Zena Gainsbury My friend works in the finance industry, where there are no black women in senior roles. There are no black people, period. It’s hard to see the race/gender pay gap in an environment with an unsettling absence

Gender, Race and the Pay Gap

By Zena Gainsbury My friend works in the finance industry, where there are no black women in senior roles. There are no black people, period. It’s hard to see the race/gender pay gap in an environment with an unsettling absence

Stranger Danger, Street Harassment

By Noa Sasson My four-year-old has a very cautious nature. She likes rules, predictability and routines. She has always been shy, so when she reached the age to talk about about ‘stranger danger’, it all made perfect sense to her. I explained

Stranger Danger, Street Harassment

By Noa Sasson My four-year-old has a very cautious nature. She likes rules, predictability and routines. She has always been shy, so when she reached the age to talk about about ‘stranger danger’, it all made perfect sense to her. I explained

Feminism and the ‘Obesity Crisis’: Production, Autonomy and Health in a Society of Guilt

By Freya Turner At Hay festival 2017, in a talk about food with Rosie Boycott, there was a Q&A to close the session and one woman stood up to ask, ‘do you think that feminism has led to the obesity

Feminism and the ‘Obesity Crisis’: Production, Autonomy and Health in a Society of Guilt

By Freya Turner At Hay festival 2017, in a talk about food with Rosie Boycott, there was a Q&A to close the session and one woman stood up to ask, ‘do you think that feminism has led to the obesity

Are We Choosing Marriage Consciously?

By Taniya Shandil “So, have you been thinking about boys and relationships then?” said Kal, one of my inquisitive neighbours. She popped over to my house for a cuppa and a catch-up, which we did whenever we met up. I was

Are We Choosing Marriage Consciously?

By Taniya Shandil “So, have you been thinking about boys and relationships then?” said Kal, one of my inquisitive neighbours. She popped over to my house for a cuppa and a catch-up, which we did whenever we met up. I was

Redefining ‘Woman’

By Rachael Haylock If you google the word ‘woman’, one of the definitions states: “a peremptory form of address to a woman e.g ‘don’t be daft, woman!’” (Peremptory means “insisting on immediate attention or obedience, especially in a brusquely imperious way.”)

Redefining ‘Woman’

By Rachael Haylock If you google the word ‘woman’, one of the definitions states: “a peremptory form of address to a woman e.g ‘don’t be daft, woman!’” (Peremptory means “insisting on immediate attention or obedience, especially in a brusquely imperious way.”)

Review of The Beguiled: Standing Up for Female Voices in Cinema

By Dean Pettipher The Beguiled Directed by Sofia Coppola Written by Thomas Cullinan (based on the novel by), Albert Maltz (based on the screenplay by), Irene Kamp (based on the screenplay by) Sofia Coppola. Starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning

Review of The Beguiled: Standing Up for Female Voices in Cinema

By Dean Pettipher The Beguiled Directed by Sofia Coppola Written by Thomas Cullinan (based on the novel by), Albert Maltz (based on the screenplay by), Irene Kamp (based on the screenplay by) Sofia Coppola. Starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning

Merge/Flow/Flux

By Jordan Harrison-Twist In the flow of electricity, code is used to describe required actions for computer systems, distinguishing them from the limited specialized capacities of lowly machines. Ada Lovelace, the world’s first computer programmer and contemporary of Charles Babbage,

Merge/Flow/Flux

By Jordan Harrison-Twist In the flow of electricity, code is used to describe required actions for computer systems, distinguishing them from the limited specialized capacities of lowly machines. Ada Lovelace, the world’s first computer programmer and contemporary of Charles Babbage,

Learning Curves: My Experience with Sexism in Further Education

By Jack Ford Childhood is a critical time – our early experiences shape the way we look at the world and everything in it. From what food we enjoy, to our tastes in music and indeed, our attitudes towards other

Learning Curves: My Experience with Sexism in Further Education

By Jack Ford Childhood is a critical time – our early experiences shape the way we look at the world and everything in it. From what food we enjoy, to our tastes in music and indeed, our attitudes towards other

Doctor Who (Will Jodie Whittaker Be?)

By Jo Gough The 13th Doctor will be a woman. This is not simply a case of the BBC being ‘PC’ for the sake of it; this proves that a female hero can be realised within the Doctor Who universe.

Doctor Who (Will Jodie Whittaker Be?)

By Jo Gough The 13th Doctor will be a woman. This is not simply a case of the BBC being ‘PC’ for the sake of it; this proves that a female hero can be realised within the Doctor Who universe.

Emotional Ed, or My Experience of Sexual Education

By Lucy Caradog My school waited until Year 9 to give us any form of sexual education, apparently in order to coincide with the year that the national biology syllabus taught us about reproduction, so as to give us fourteen-year-olds

Emotional Ed, or My Experience of Sexual Education

By Lucy Caradog My school waited until Year 9 to give us any form of sexual education, apparently in order to coincide with the year that the national biology syllabus taught us about reproduction, so as to give us fourteen-year-olds

Sangeeta Bandhyopadhya’s Panty: Feminism and the Female Gaze

By Manasa Shetty Panty is a quick but intense read (a mere 121 pages!), originally written in Bengali by Sangeeta Bandhyopadhyay (SB). Told from the perspective of an unnamed female narrator through interconnected but not necessarily chronological chapters, the book is about

Sangeeta Bandhyopadhya’s Panty: Feminism and the Female Gaze

By Manasa Shetty Panty is a quick but intense read (a mere 121 pages!), originally written in Bengali by Sangeeta Bandhyopadhyay (SB). Told from the perspective of an unnamed female narrator through interconnected but not necessarily chronological chapters, the book is about

A Compromise Approach to Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland

By Keeley Buckley In a rapid turn of events, Labour MP Stella Creasy put forward an amendment in the UK Parliament, asking for Northern Irish women to be entitled to have abortions paid for by The National Health service in England.

A Compromise Approach to Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland

By Keeley Buckley In a rapid turn of events, Labour MP Stella Creasy put forward an amendment in the UK Parliament, asking for Northern Irish women to be entitled to have abortions paid for by The National Health service in England.