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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

Grace Barber-Plentie // 31 July 2015

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

Lisbeth drawing (sq)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

Agata Ostrowska // 27 July 2015

Categories: Features, Television

117048243_7cc6bb0b87_zThe man found guilty of abusing me walked free with a £500 fine

When Emily's* sexual abuser was sentenced to a fine and community service, she started a petition calling for mandatory minimum sentencing

Emily Warren // 26 July 2015

Categories: Features, Violence

8468590171_e3bd6e010a_zWe need to stop talking about triggers and start talking about access

D H Kelly argues that the semantics of "trigger warnings" is perpetuating a harmful debate

D H Kelly // 21 July 2015

Categories: Education, Features

braids-r1-02-4-srgbMore than “just” a singer

In the wake of their new album Deep in the Iris, Braids’ Raphaelle Standell discusses feminism, music industry double standards and why you really need to hear her vocals

Stephanie Phillips // 19 July 2015

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

rsz_3the_selecter_promo_image_1_c_jules_annanAnarchy and activism

Helen G finds musical solace and affirmation in The Selecter’s new release Subculture

Helen G // 6 July 2015

Categories: Features, Music, Reviews

Big Joanie 1 RESIZEBlack, proud and punk

Amy Squirrell chats about race, punk and DIY culture with Big Joanie, the all-female, black punk band

Amy Squirrell // 23 June 2015

Categories: Features, Interviews

hugging men squareReal Men are dodging the reality of manhood

Kevin Queer on the Real Men movement, and why hugs and prayer bowls are not going to address problems of patriarchy and power

Kevin Queer //

Categories: Features, Men

DuB_pressYellowNew_smDu Blonde ambition

Joanna Whitehead discusses feminism, riot grrrl and the explosive sound of Du Blonde's new album

Joanna Whitehead // 18 May 2015

Categories: Culture and Media, Features

Celine_Sciamma“She’s getting back in the frame”: Interview with Céline Sciamma

Sophie Mayer conquers her initial self-consciousness in Céline Sciamma's cool presence and asks the director some insightful questions about her latest film Girlhood and more

Sophie Mayer // 5 May 2015

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

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