Articles by Megan Stodel

luisa2Badass and disinclined to diet

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

Megan Stodel // 29 July 2015

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

Respond to the consultation on reporting gender pay gaps

You have until 6 September to complete the government's consultation on their commitment to bringing in regulations that will lead to large businesses publishing information on pay and gender; Megan Stodel outlines the background and benefits

Megan Stodel // 16 July 2015

Categories: Blog

poundsWhy a group of artists from Tbilisi had their visa applications refused

The New Collective are a group of women invited to bring their performance art to an international festival held in the UK. Megan Stodel sees a worrying sign in the refusal of their visa applications

Megan Stodel // 14 June 2015

Categories: Blog

Bad witch, good witch

Despite some promising themes in Wicked, Megan Stodel finds the musical about the witches of Oz defying the gravity necessary to go beyond their superficial exploration

Megan Stodel // 10 March 2015

Categories: Uncategorized

Daffodils-thumb-320x240-5259Weekly round-up and open thread

It's that time of the week again - find interesting links from around the web here

Megan Stodel // 9 March 2015

Categories: Blog

maze1-thumb-320x240-5217A ray of hope from the UK Border Agency

LGB women face immense barriers when attempting to claim asylum in the UK. A new document suggests progress could be made, but as Megan Stodel writes, only if the guidance is followed

Megan Stodel // 22 February 2015

Categories: Blog

dice-thumb-320x240-5175Weekly round up and open thread

This week's collection of links to news, stories and observations that The F-Word team found this week. Do you have any to add?

Megan Stodel // 19 January 2015

Categories: Blog

leafWeekly round up and open thread

Here are this week's links to articles and posts we've found interesting - enjoy!

Megan Stodel // 24 November 2014

Categories: Blog

crayonsWeekly round up and open thread

We're back! After a short hiatus, here is the round up of links we've found interesting recently, plus a space for discussion in the comments

Megan Stodel // 17 November 2014

Categories: Blog

dictionariesTime for feminism

Time Magazine thinks the word "feminist" should be banned; Megan Stodel thinks it isn't the word that the world has a problem with

Megan Stodel // 14 November 2014

Categories: Blog

dik-dikI don’t

Despite upcoming changes that would see mothers included on marriage certificates, Megan Stodel isn't wedded to the idea of marriage

Megan Stodel // 21 August 2014

Categories: Blog

works-in-progressPutting pressure on pays off

The days of the gender pay gap are numbered...or they would be if we could actually get some numbers. Megan Stodel calls on companies to follow through with their commitments to publicise data on pay

Megan Stodel // 16 August 2014

Categories: Blog

Playwright101Making eureka moments happen

It's great to see so many plays focused on the struggle for women's rights over the years, but Megan Stodel asks whether theatre can work more actively for the feminist movement

Megan Stodel // 10 August 2014

Categories: Blog

201_DSC_4980Women playwrights roar for the Royal Shakespeare Company

The Royal Shakespeare Company is showing a festival of short plays on feminist themes. Megan Stodel wishes this wasn't a one off

Megan Stodel // 9 August 2014

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

lavendar-beeWelcome to the guest bloggers for August!

Welcome the new guest bloggers, Abigael Watson and Mag the Blag

Megan Stodel // 7 August 2014

Categories: Blog

westminster-bridgeAn invasion of five

Most of the media seems to think that women have taken over the cabinet in the recent reshuffle. Megan Stodel demands a recount

Megan Stodel // 21 July 2014

Categories: Blog

DucksWeekly round up and open thread

The collection of the interesting links we've come across this week - have a look and discuss in the comments!

Megan Stodel // 13 July 2014

Categories: Blog

I-love-feminismWeekly round up and open thread

Links we've found interesting this week

Megan Stodel // 2 June 2014

Categories: Blog

New review: Women of Twilight

A play about single mothers was apparently quite the shocker in the 1950s. When Women of Twilight was made into a film, it became the first to be X-rated in...

Megan Stodel // 30 April 2014

Categories: Blog

Play about unmarried mothers fails to engage

Megan Stodel is pleased to encounter a play from the 1950s with such a large cast of women, but Women of Twilight is too sensational to ever hit home

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Categories: Theatre

New review: Handbagged

If I search for the phrase “Was Margaret”, Google’s first suggestion to complete the sentence is “…Thatcher a feminist”. It surprises me that there remains much debate about this, considering...

Megan Stodel // 24 April 2014

Categories: Blog

New review: Major Tom

Beauty pageants hold a special position in feminism, as it was through a protest at the 1968 Miss America pageant that we got labelled as bra-burners. Nevermind that no bras...

Megan Stodel // 23 March 2014

Categories: Blog

1004974_10152201956153630_287857908_nNew review: Red Pig Flower

When I read Mia Hull’s review of Red Pig Flower, a performance artist who has recently been exhibiting in London, I was struck by the use of magic potions in...

Megan Stodel // 15 March 2014

Categories: Blog

New review: The One

Rachel Gonzalez Boyd has recently reviewed The One, a play about the murky depths of a complicated relationship. She found that its merits are in its ambiguities. What is being...

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Categories: Blog

nomorepage3marilynNew review: No more Page 3

Fluff Productions, formed ten years ago, only produces shows of original material with all-female casts, in an attempt to redress the dreadful imbalance between the number of female characters in...

Megan Stodel // 3 March 2014

Categories: Blog

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