Feminism & Women’s Issues

Dear Men: You Can Do Better

Dear Men: You Can Do Better

Although I am completely, absolutely, entirely exhausted from explaining women’s issues to men in the hopes that they will listen instead of saying “okay, but not me!” it seems we are not quite finished. Large-scale predators like Harvey Weinstein, Louis C.K., and Kevin Spacey are […]

We Need to Stop Victim Blaming

We Need to Stop Victim Blaming

This piece comes with a trigger warning as it discusses rape and sexual assault.   Like many others, I was shocked to see a headline telling me that Ched Evans had decided he was the right person to advise women about how to avoid being […]

This Is Not What A Feminist Looks Like

This Is Not What A Feminist Looks Like

Theresa May once posed in a t-shirt which read ‘This is what a feminist looks like’. In 2006 the Fawcett Society, a British organisation which campaigns for women’s rights, posted onto their flickr page a selection of images of prominent members of UK society wearing […]

Seething, Burning Fury: The One in Feminism

Seething, Burning Fury: The One in Feminism

“Feminist: A person who believes in the social, economic and political equality of the sexes” When Beyoncé sampled the above words from a TED talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on her track ***Flawless in 2013, it was a feminist awakening for many young women, and […]

Why Does the World Keep Hating on Serena Williams?

Why Does the World Keep Hating on Serena Williams?

I first became aware just how much some people liked to rag on Serena Williams when she won Wimbledon in 2015. Perhaps I was just living in some blissful bubble to not realise how she was treated by some members of the public and the […]