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This week's collection of interesting links from around the web chosen by the F-Word team

By Lusana Taylor
3 August 2015

From the magazine Girl playing drums Why getting rid of gender roles in childhood matters to the music industry

If we want to know where all the women performing at music festivals are, the answer is simple, argues Rachel Michaella Finn – girls just don’t play guitar

By Rachel Michaella Finn
2 August 2015

From the magazine Gina_Prince_Bythewood “If you’ve written good characters, I think that their colour drops away”: interview with Gina Prince-Bythewood

Grace Barber-Plentie talks to Gina Prince-Bythewood, director of Beyond the Lights, about feminism, “black films” and the importance of a good soundtrack

By Grace Barber-Plentie
31 July 2015

From The Magazine

What about Mrs Munro?

Victoria O’Neill traces the thread of exclusion of women from all fun activities, investigative and beyond, in otherwise brilliant Mr Holmes

By Victoria O'Neill
30 July 2015

Badass and disinclined to diet

Megan Stodel leaves Luisa Omielan’s stand-up show feeling inspired despite the occasional misstep

By Megan Stodel
29 July 2015

Salander’s legacy

Did The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo introduce a new type of hero? Agata Ostrowska thinks so, and discusses two examples from current TV shows

By Agata Ostrowska
27 July 2015

From The Blog

August 2015 playlist

August 2015 playlist, for your listening pleasure

By Joanna Whitehead
3 August 2015

Marching against austerity with the Feminist Bloc

Jade Moulds blogs about her experiences protesting with other women against the cuts to services and support, and why feminists need to get involved in opposing planned cuts that will leave many women more vulnerable.

By Guest Blogger
2 August 2015

Is it too much to ask?

Alexandra Collinson asks why the media continues to sideline the careers and achievements of famous women in favour of their dresses and husbands

By Guest Blogger
31 July 2015

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